History Literature / HistoryOfUSNavalOperationsInWorldWarII

3rd Jul '16 7:11:58 PM Doug86
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* TropeCodifier: One of the first WorldWarII naval histories and still refered to. If WorldWarII naval history was [[SeriousBusiness a religion]] then this would be its [[SacredScripture "Bible".]]

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* TropeCodifier: One of the first WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII naval histories and still refered to. If WorldWarII World War II naval history was [[SeriousBusiness a religion]] then this would be its [[SacredScripture "Bible".]]



* WorldWarII: Duh.

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* WorldWarII: UsefulNotes/WorldWarII: Duh.
29th May '16 8:17:33 PM Rmpdc
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* BigBookOfWar

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* BigBookOfWarBigBookOfWar: And a whopping ''[[UpToEleven fifteen]]'' of them, in fact.


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* {{Eagleland}}: ''Strong'' case of Type 1.
29th May '16 8:12:37 PM Rmpdc
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* SemperFi

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* SemperFiSemperFi: The USMC naturally is mentioned in several entries, due to their involvement in several land battles the Navy supported.



* StuffBlowingUp

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* StuffBlowingUpStuffBlowingUp: Ships mostly, but there's also planes and artillery shells.



* WorldWarII

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* WorldWarIIWorldWarII: Duh.
28th Jul '15 6:39:32 PM Rmpdc
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* SemperF

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* SemperFSemperFi
28th Jul '15 6:39:02 PM Rmpdc
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* SemperFi

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* SemperFiSemperF



* [[YanksWithTanks Yanks With Carriers]]: Of course, given that it's a history of the United States Navy at war.

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* [[YanksWithTanks Yanks With Carriers]]: Carriers, Battleships, Cruisers, and Destroyers]]: Of course, given that it's a history of the United States Navy at war.
27th Jul '14 9:38:21 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* BackedByThePentagon: Naturally. Morrison was given a high level of access to the US Navy, and commissioned into the US Naval Reserve. Technically speaking, however, because the Navy did not commission this project [[note]]it was Morrison's idea, which he presented to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt[[/note]], it is not an official history per se. (In practice, however, it's pretty much regarded by everyone as ''the'' history of the World War 2 US Navy.)

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Tropes include:
* BackedByThePentagon: Naturally. Morrison was given a high level of access to the US Navy, and commissioned into the US Naval Reserve. Technically speaking, however, because the Navy did not commission this project [[note]]it was Morrison's idea, which he presented to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt[[/note]], it is not an official history per se. (In practice, however, it's pretty much regarded by everyone as ''the'' history of the World War 2 US Navy.)
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* BeamMeUpScotty: Morison invented the term "Long Lance" for the famous Type 93 torpedo, not the Japanese. The term was so evocative, it stuck.
2nd Feb '14 10:46:07 PM WildGoose
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* BackedByThePentagon: Naturally. Morrison was given a high level of access to the US Navy, and commissioned into the US Naval Reserve. Technically speaking, however, because the Navy did not commission this project (it was Morrison's idea, which he presented to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt), it is not an official history per se. (In practice, however, it's pretty much regarded as ''the'' history of the World War 2 US Navy.)

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* BackedByThePentagon: Naturally. Morrison was given a high level of access to the US Navy, and commissioned into the US Naval Reserve. Technically speaking, however, because the Navy did not commission this project (it [[note]]it was Morrison's idea, which he presented to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt), Roosevelt[[/note]], it is not an official history per se. (In practice, however, it's pretty much regarded by everyone as ''the'' history of the World War 2 US Navy.)
2nd Feb '14 10:45:18 PM WildGoose
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This is the official history of the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin US Navy in World War II]]. It was written by the historical scholar Samuel Eliot Morrison and sponsored by the US government at the authors suggestion. It contains information based on interviews conducted in several theaters as well as actual service as what is now called an "embedded reporter" in several units.

The full series is a fifteen volume set. A summary is also published called ''The Two Ocean War'' for those who wish to go to less effort. The whole series is written in a magisterial style and gives encyclopedic information about the war. To this day it has not become dated and is still respected by military historians as the go-to book for naval warfare. Its one major shortcoming--poor and/or inaccurate information about the Axis side due to a lack of primary sources--is gradually being addressed by a later generation of scholars as documents are uncovered and translations become available.

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This is the official history of the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin US Navy in World War II]].II]][[note]]Technically, it's not an ''official'' history. See below.[[/note]]. It was written by the historical scholar Samuel Eliot Morrison and sponsored by the US government at the authors suggestion. It contains information based on interviews conducted in several theaters as well as actual service as what is now called an "embedded reporter" in several units.

The full series is a fifteen volume set. A summary is also published called ''The Two Ocean War'' for those who wish to go to less effort. The whole series is written in a magisterial style and gives encyclopedic information about the war. To this day it has not become dated and is still respected by military historians as the go-to book for naval warfare. Its one major shortcoming--poor and/or inaccurate information about the Axis side side, due to a lack of primary sources--is gradually being addressed by a later generation of scholars scholars, as documents are uncovered and translations become available.






* BackedByThePentagon: Naturally, as it is an official history.

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* BackedByThePentagon: Naturally, as Naturally. Morrison was given a high level of access to the US Navy, and commissioned into the US Naval Reserve. Technically speaking, however, because the Navy did not commission this project (it was Morrison's idea, which he presented to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt), it is not an official history.history per se. (In practice, however, it's pretty much regarded as ''the'' history of the World War 2 US Navy.)



* [[BadassArmy Badass Navy]]: The US Navy obviously. Other navies as well perhaps but this is naturally the focus
* BeamMeUpScotty: Morison invented the term "Long Lance" for the famous Type 93 torpedo, not the Japanese. The term was so evocative it stuck

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* [[BadassArmy Badass Navy]]: The US Navy obviously. Other navies as well perhaps well, perhaps, but this is naturally the focus
focus of the work.
* BeamMeUpScotty: Morison invented the term "Long Lance" for the famous Type 93 torpedo, not the Japanese. The term was so evocative evocative, it stuckstuck.



* [[YanksWithTanks Yanks With Carriers]]

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* [[YanksWithTanks Yanks With Carriers]]Carriers]]: Of course, given that it's a history of the United States Navy at war.
9th Jan '14 3:27:14 AM JustKnown
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* SmallReferencePools: Information about Axis actions and intentions is sometimes lacking or inaccurate due to the scarcity of primary source materials.
22nd Apr '13 3:20:35 AM JustKnown
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The full series is a fifteen volume set. A summery is also published called ''The Two Ocean War'' for those who wish to go to less effort. The whole series is written in a magisterial style and gives encyclopedic information about the war. To this day it has not become dated and is still respected by military historians as the go-to book for naval warfare.

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The full series is a fifteen volume set. A summery summary is also published called ''The Two Ocean War'' for those who wish to go to less effort. The whole series is written in a magisterial style and gives encyclopedic information about the war. To this day it has not become dated and is still respected by military historians as the go-to book for naval warfare.
warfare. Its one major shortcoming--poor and/or inaccurate information about the Axis side due to a lack of primary sources--is gradually being addressed by a later generation of scholars as documents are uncovered and translations become available.



* BeamMeUpScotty: Morison invented the term "Long Lance" for the famous Type 93 torpedo, not the Japanese. The term was so evocative it stuck



* {{Doorstopper}}: Every single volume is a doorstoper. And yes folks that's right, it has a whole volume ''[[UpToEleven for the index]]''. And even the "short summery" The Two Ocean War ''is still'' a doorstopper.

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* {{Doorstopper}}: Every single volume is a doorstoper. And yes folks that's right, it has a whole volume ''[[UpToEleven for the index]]''. And even the "short summery" summary" The Two Ocean War ''is still'' a doorstopper.
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