LCS: LANDING CRAFT SUPPORT (LARGE). Armed like small BATTLESHIPS and known as 'MIGHTY MIDGETS' the LCS provided close in fire power as troops landed on enemy beaches throughout the Pacific Theater.
LCS: LANDING CRAFT SUPPORT (LARGE). Outstanding history of the rugged "Mighty Midgets" that served so well in the final year of war in the Pacific. These miniature battleships, known as the "Mighty Midgets," provided much needed fire power as troops landed on enemy beaches throughout the Pacific Theater. The story of these W.W.II amphibious forces' "gun ships" is detailed in this volume and is illustrated with rare photos. Many real life personal experiences are included, as well as ship histories and a listing of thousands of LCS (L) veterans. Indexed. narrative and photos. A tribute to the 12,000 Navy men that served on LCS(L)'s.