Fighting Coast Guard

Fighting Coast Guard

America's Maritime Guardians at War in the Twentieth Century, with foreword by Admiral Thad Allen, USCG (ret.)


University Press of Kansas






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Foreword, Admiral Thad Allen, Twenty-third Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction: "In Spite of Foeman's Might. . . Fr Showing How to Fight": A Chronological Overview of the U.S. Coast Guard as a Combatant Force, 1917-19941, Mark A. Snell Part I: Beginnings Prologue: A Historical Overview of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, 1798-1898, C. Douglas Kroll 1. "The Highest Traditions of Any Service"": Thje U.S. Coast Guard's Attempt to Save the British Collier Wellington, Robert Browning Jr. 2. The Loss of the USS Tampa at Its Lasting Legacy, Nora Chidlow and Arlyn Danielson Part II: Conflagration 3. "Remember Pearl harbor": The World War II Odyssey of the USCG Cutter Taney, Paul Cora 4. "Bringing Home the Bacon": The U.S. Coast Guard's Participation in the Atlantic Convoy Operations of World War II, Scott Price 5. Ice, Icebergs, and War: The U.S. Coast Guard in Greenland during World War II, Dennis L. Noble 6. Naval Operating Base Cactus and Coast Guard Operations in the Battle for Guadalcanal, William Thiesen 7. The Coast Guard and the Pacific War, Robert Browning Jr. 8. "The Mission . . . Is to Put the Army on the Beach" USCG Flotilla 10 at Bloody Omaha, Mark A. Snell 9. The Auxiliary at War, 1941-1945, John A. Tilley Part III: The Cold War and Beyond 10. The Forgotten Service during the Forgotten War: The U.S. Coast Guard's Role in the Korean Conflict, Scott Price 11. Patrolling Inshore Waters from Demilitarized Zone to Qui Nhon, 1967-1968: A Memore, Paul C. Scotti 12. To Patrol and Interdict: The USCG Cutter Taney in Operation Market Time, 1967-1970, Paul Cora 13. "WarTime Usefulness . . . Is a By-Product of the Coast Guard" The Origins and Early History of the Coast Guard Reserve' Port Security Units, John R. Olson Epilogue: "He Gallantly Gave Up His Life": Remembering and Memorializing the U.S. Coast Guard's Wartime Service, Darin Lenz Contributors Glossary of Nautical, Naval, and Coast Guard Terms and Acronyms Appendix: U.S. Vessel and Aircraft Designations Index
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World War I; World War II; Korean War; Vietnam War; Cold War; Persian Gulf War; Convoy Operations; Amphibious warfare; port security; Coast Guard Auxiliary; Coast Guard Reserve; Guadalcanal; Omaha Beach; Normandy; Pacific War; Greenland; memory and remembrance; revenue cutter service