Fighting the U-boats
USS GuadalcanalThe history of a Casablanca class escort carrier in the Battle of the Atlantic.
prepared by Don Baker
Construction and commission.
The ship and crew finish their preparations for battle, make the first landing etc.
The ups and downs of the maiden patrol
Captain Gallery became the first CVE commander to successfully try night flying operations.
Capture of U-505, the final patrols and her final fate.
Twenty Million Tons Under the Sea
Rear Admiral Daniel V. Gallery, USN
Henry Regnery Company
William T. Y'Blood
Naval Institute Press
USS Guadalcanal Memory Log
USS Guadalcanal Deck Logs
National Archives, Washington, DC
Personal Records of the Author