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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

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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
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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
Writing style
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170727
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hornfischer, James D
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
VA65.H66
LC item number
H67 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
  • Java Sea, Battle of the, Indonesia, 1942
  • World War, 1939-1945
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
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-458) and index
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
ocm69680190
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
530 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780553803907
Lccn
2006047530
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)69680190
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
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-458) and index
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
ocm69680190
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
530 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780553803907
Lccn
2006047530
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)69680190

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