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Ellsberg, Edward 1891-1983

Overview
Works: 47 works in 273 publications in 6 languages and 6,677 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Naval history  Sea stories  Anecdotes  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3509.L6667, 919.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Ellsberg
Hell on ice; the saga of the "Jeannette" by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

33 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account in fictional form of the 1879 expedition under Lieutenant Commander G.W. De Long, to reach the North Pole via the Bering Sea, narrated by chief engineer of the expedition, G.W. Melville
On the bottom by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

33 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Captain Paul by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

20 editions published between 1941 and 1948 in English and Swedish and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the Red sea sun by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navy admiral's firsthand account of the Allied salvage operation that played a key role in recovering North Africa from the Nazis during World War II. By 1942, Mussolini's forces were on the run in East Africa. In order to slow the Allied advance, the Italians used audacious tactics--including making ports inoperable, leaving the Allies without the infrastructure necessary to continue the war effort. At Massawa, Eritrea, the fleeing Italians left the largest mass wreck in the world, turning a vital port into a tangle of shattered ships, cranes, sunken dry docks, and dangerous booby traps. In order to continue the war effort and push back the Axis powers in Africa, the Allies enlisted a naval salvage expert known as Commander Ellsberg. Ellsberg, a veteran miracle worker in raising sunken ships, was given his toughest assignment yet: Reopen the port with no budget, no men, and no tools. The British had claimed the task was impossible--Massawa couldn't be cleared. But a determined Ellsberg navigated complicated American and British bureaucracies to build a ragtag group of international civilians and pull off a historic feat of engineering. This is his account of that crucial operation--the largest of its kind the world had ever seen--accomplished in the searing heat of Eritrea
No banners, no bugles by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

11 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and French and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unheralded story of how salvage helped the Allies win back North AfricaBy the time America joined World War II, Edward Ellsberg had already earned his place as one of the world's great marine salvage engineers, and his bestselling accounts of raising doomed submarines and histories of classic diving operations had made him a literary star. With America's entry into the war, Ellsberg returned to active duty with no easy assignment: clearing the vital port at Massawa, Eritrea, with no men, no equipment, and no budget. No Banners, No Bugles picks up with Ellsberg stationed at Oran, Algeria, an important Mediterranean harbor as the Allies prepare for Operation Torch, the fight to reclaim North Africa from the Axis powers. Following his success at Massawa, Ellsberg must sort out the disorganized mess left by the Vichy French and find a way to open the port, though his flagging health proves to be a dangerous obstacle. As General Eisenhower's chief of salvage in the Mediterranean, Ellsberg needs to clear harbors all across North Africa. No Banners, No Bugles is the riveting story of how Ellsberg the miracle worker tackled his greatest mission yet
The far shore by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Participant's account of D-Day, particularly of the constructing and transporting of two artificial harbors to the Far Shore of Omaha Beach
"I have just begun to fight!" The story of John Paul Jones by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

14 editions published between 1942 and 1964 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the first great U.S. naval hero
Men under the sea by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

22 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pulse-pounding compilation of bravery at the bottom of the ocean Commander Edward Ellsberg rose to fame after leading the harrowing effort to raise the sunken submarine S-51 just off Long Island. That is where he begins Men Under the Sea , his tribute to and history of the men who risk everything to plunge into the blackness of the deep sea. Ellsberg holds an expert’s knowledge of deep-sea salvage, and that knowledge has put him repeatedly on the front lines of some of the world’s worst wrecks. After the S-51 , Ellsberg goes on to the heartrending tale of the sinking of the submarine S-4 , which sank after a collision with forty sailors aboard. Commander Ellsberg races to the scene through land, air, and sea to search for potential survivors trapped aboard the sunken sub. Ellsberg also regales readers with stories of some of the most famous underwater missions in history, such as men submerging deep to recover £5 million worth of gold from the wreck of the Laurentic , bringing vast treasures from the ocean bottom, and diving to rescue thirty-three survivors from the stricken submarine Squalus . Ellsberg’s passion, experience, and natural narrative talent turn Men Under the Sea into an unforgettable voyage
Full forty fathoms : stories of underwater adventure( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten tales of daring, solitary encounters with natural and man-made perils of the sea
Mid watch : a novel by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

8 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty fathoms deep by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

11 editions published between 1930 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean gold by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

11 editions published between 1935 and 1965 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep-sea salvage operations. Sequel to "Thirty Fathoms Deep". Followed by "Spanish Ingots"
Treasure below by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

7 editions published between 1940 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passport for Jennifer by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pigboats by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

4 editions published between 1931 and 1933 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruise of the Jeannette by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

4 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and Swedish and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish ingots by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

3 editions published between 1936 and 1950 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S-54, stories of the sea by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

4 editions published between 1932 and 1946 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Submarine treasure by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"S-51" par le fond by Edward Ellsberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Edward Ellsberg Amerikaans officier (1891-1983)

Edward Ellsberg Writer and United States Navy admiral

Languages
English (205)

French (11)

German (6)

Dutch (4)

Swedish (2)

Danish (1)

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