Enterprise by Barrett Tillman
America's Fightingest Ship and the Men Who Helped Win World War II

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Acclaimed military historian Barrett Tillman recounts the World War II exploits of America’s most decorated warship and its colorful crews— tales of unmatched daring and heroism.
 

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Barrett Tillman is the world’s most prolific US naval aviation author, having published over two-dozen titles on the World War 2 period alone. He has written numerous books for Osprey in recent years, and he is currently working on several future projects too.
 
Published February 14, 2012 by Simon & Schuster. 322 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction

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“Enterprise was America’s ship,” writes the author, “and there will never be another like her.” Through his focus on the famous ship and her crews, he also provides a history of the naval aspects of World War II.

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Open Letters Monthly

Despite Jerry’s five-foot-seven stature, he coached the ship’s basketball team and found time to run the radio station, with an evening “gossip column” laced with his own brand of irreverent Hibernian humor.When a historian can come so close to calling a U.S. serviceman a leprechaun, readers have...

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Barrett Tillman is widely known as “the man who owns naval aviation history.” His book “Enterprise” (Simon & Schuster, $27) speaks with the authority of a naval pilot who has published many books and magazine articles detailing the history of sea and air warfare in the Pacific.

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Deseret News

Historian Barrett Tillman's new book, “Enterprise: America's Fightingest Ship and the Men Who Helped Win World War II,”

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Library Journal

HISTORY The most decorated warship of World War II, first to sink a Japanese vessel after Pearl Harbor and ultimately responsible for downing 911 enemy aircraft and 71 ships, the Big E gets its own history from Admiral Arthur Radford Award winner Tillman.

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