Attack Transport: USS Charles Carroll in World War II

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Overview

In November 1942, the amphibious transport ship USS Charles Carroll carried troops from Norfolk to invade North Africa. In 1945 it was transferred to the Pacific for the invasion of Okinawa. In between, the "Lucky Chuck," as the ship was fondly known, participated in the invasions of Sicily, Salerno, Normandy, and southern France.
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Table of Contents

List of Maps

List of Illustrations

List of Photographs

Landing Craft Abbreviations

1 Drafted 1

2 Operation Torch 21

3 Unplanned Timeout 47

4 Operation Husky 61

5 Operation Avalanche 110

6 Long Way Home 140

7 Operation Neptune-Overlord 151

8 Operation Anvil-Dragoon 176

9 Crossing the Line 208

10 Operation Iceberg 222

11 End Game 252

12 Magic Carpet Ride 259

Appendix A Ship's Data 275

Appendix B Ports of Call 279

Appendix C Ship's Organization 283

Appendix D Code Phrases 285

Appendix E Named U.S. Vessels 289

Notes 295

Bibliography 303

Index 313

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  • Posted October 14, 2010

    Well written book about one of the workhorse ships of WWII

    Well researched, detailed book about the Amphibs in WWII.

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