Bache DD/DDE-470





05. (Now a dead link. Will try to find alternate


06. (Now a dead link.

      Will try to find alternate source)

07. Splashdown: NASA and the Navy by Don Blair

08. US Destroyer Operations in WWII by Theodore Roscoe

09. The Last Epic Naval Battle: Voices from Leyte Gulf by David Sears


11. October Fury by Peter Huchthausen

12. Cuba 1962-62, The Closest to Nuclear War to Date

13. Rear Admiral Roger Warde Paine, Jr.

Additional Reading

Short Description of Operation Cottage

Softening up Kiska

Bismark Archipelago Overview

Admiralty Islands Campaign from Wikipedia

Hollandia Operation from USS Swanson

The Last Gunfight, The Battle of Surigao Strait 1944

Battle of Okinawa from Wikipedia

Damage to Bache from National Association of Destroyer Veterans

Bay of Pigs from Wikipedia

Missile Crisis from National Security Archive

Dominican Republic Intervention from Wikipedia

Timeline Sources

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Chronology of Submarine Contact During the Cuban Missile Crisis