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The Resource Ship of Ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors, James D. Hornfischer

Ship of Ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors, James D. Hornfischer

Label
Ship of Ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors
Title
Ship of Ghosts
Title remainder
the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors
Statement of responsibility
James D. Hornfischer
Title variation
Ship of ghosts
Title variation remainder
the story of the USS Houston, FDRs legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the loss of the cruiser U.S.S. Houston during the early days of World War II in the Pacific and the fate of the warship's surviving crew, who were captured by the Japanese and forced to work as slaves on Japan's brutal Burma-Thailand Death Railway
Summary
Describes the loss of the cruiser U.S.S. Houston during the early days of World War II in the Pacific and the fate of the warship's surviving crew, who were captured by the Japanese and forced to work as slaves on Japan's brutal Burma-Thailand Death Railway
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
170727
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hornfischer, James D
Dewey number
940.54/2598
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
  • Java Sea, Battle of the, Indonesia, 1942
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
  • Java Sea, Battle of the (Indonesia : 1942)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Indonesia
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors
Label
Ship of Ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors, James D. Hornfischer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-458) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
On Asia Station -- A bloodstained sea -- The emperor's guests -- In the jungle of the Kwai -- Rendezvous with freedom -- Men of the USS Houston (CA-30) and the lost battalion killed in action or died in captivity, 1942-1945
Control code
ocn148892962
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Bantam trade paperback edition.
Extent
530 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780553384505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)148892962
Label
Ship of Ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors, James D. Hornfischer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-458) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
On Asia Station -- A bloodstained sea -- The emperor's guests -- In the jungle of the Kwai -- Rendezvous with freedom -- Men of the USS Houston (CA-30) and the lost battalion killed in action or died in captivity, 1942-1945
Control code
ocn148892962
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Bantam trade paperback edition.
Extent
530 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780553384505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)148892962

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