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Dive Palau: The Shipwrecks

Rod Macdonald

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ISBN 10: 1849951705 / ISBN 13: 9781849951708
Verlag: Whittles Publishing, 2016
Neu Zustand: New Hardcover
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Titel: Dive Palau: The Shipwrecks

Verlag: Whittles Publishing

Erscheinungsdatum: 2016

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand:New

Art des Buches: book

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Recounted with his usual level of meticulous historical research, Rod weaves an easily readable account of the build-up to and implementation of Operation Desecrate 1 – the raid undertaken to destroy Japanese ships and aircraft in the lagoons of Palau. He uses his intimate knowledge of shipwrecks to reveal in glorious detail each of the 20 major Japanese WWII shipwrecks lying at the bottom of the Palauan lagoons today.
On 30th March, 1944 Grumman F6F Hellcat fighters made an Initial fighter sweep of the lagoon to destroy Japanese air cover. Simultaneously Grumman Avenger torpedo-bombers dropped mines and successive group strikes of torpedo bombers and dive-bombers sank the shipping and destroyed the airfields. Palau was neutralised as a Japanese naval and air base in a repeat of the same Task Force 58 raid, Operation Hailstone, on Truk Lagoon 1,000 miles to the east just six weeks earlier.
A number of long-lost wrecks have recently been relocated including a Japanese freighter filled with depth charges and Army helmets. This was found in 1989 but remained unidentified until now – after painstaking research Rod reveals her identify for the first time in the book. Each wreck is covered in detail and is supported by underwater photography and by fabulous illustrations by renowned artist Rob Ward. The shipwrecks of Palau are now revealed.

About the Author:

Rod Macdonald is one of the world's preeminent shipwreck explorers and an international best-selling author of a number of classic shipwreck diving books. His books about his diving adventures around the world include Into the Abyss, diving to adventure in the liquid world; The Darkness Below; Great British Shipwrecks; Force Z Shipwrecks of the South China Sea, HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse and Dive Truk Lagoon, the Japanese WWII Pacific Shipwrecks. He has recently been inducted into the prestigious Explorers Club of New York. See author's website, www.rod-macdonald.co.uk

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