The Two-Ocean War

By Samuel Eliot Morison,

Book cover of The Two-Ocean War: A Short History of the United States Navy in the Second World War

Book description

Originally published in 1963, this classic, single-volume history draws on Morison's definitive 15-volume History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. More than a condensation, The Two-Ocean War highlights the major components of the larger work: the preparation for war, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the long…

Shepherd is reader supported. When you buy books, we may earn an affiliate commission

Why read it?

1 author picked The Two-Ocean War as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This book was published in 1963 on the heels of the fifteen-volume set by Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison. I served in the U.S. Navy, Pacific theater of war, and found this supplemental work by Morison to complement particular portions of his fifteen-volume series.

From William's list on World War II in the Pacific.

Want books like The Two-Ocean War?

Our community of 9,000+ authors has personally recommended 10 books like The Two-Ocean War.

Browse books like The Two-Ocean War

5 book lists we think you will like!

Interested in World War 2, the navy, and the United States Navy?

9,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about World War 2, the navy, and the United States Navy.

World War 2 Explore 1,524 books about World War 2
The Navy Explore 20 books about the navy
The United States Navy Explore 29 books about the United States Navy