“O GOD Of BATTLES” By Harry Homewood. (Fiction) Author Homewood made eleven patrols in American submarines during World War II and wrote; “Final Harbor,” “Torpedo!” and “Silent Sea.” “O God Of Battles” is another outstanding World War II submarine novel in which the fictional USS Tigerfish swings into action against the Imperial Japanese Navy. The narrative sweeps through momentous events in history, from the dismal defeat at Pearl Harbor through the bitter submarine and air war in the Pacific to victory. This is an epic tale written with the true flair that only a combat submarine veteran can provide. Out of print! 1989 Bantam Paperback edition. 342 pages, no photos. Difficult to find!
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Harry Homewood was a “qualified” submariner before he was seventeen years old. Having lied to the US Navy about his age, Homewood served in a little “S”-boat in the Asiatic Fleet. After Pearl Harbor was attacked in 1941, he re-enlisted in the “silent service” and made eleven war patrols in the Southwest Pacific. Following World War II, Homewood became Chicago Bureau Chief for “Newsweek,” chief editorial writer for the “Chicago Sun-Times,” and for eleven years had his own weekly news program syndicated to thirty-two PBS television stations. Homewood wrote three submarine novels dealing with Pacific World War II fictional boats: “Final Harbor” – “Silent Sea” – “O God Of Battles” and one post World War II submarine novel, “Torpedo!” Each of his books have been very popular. All are now out of print and difficult to find.
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