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The Resource The last stand of the tin can sailors, James D. Hornfischer

The last stand of the tin can sailors, James D. Hornfischer

Label
The last stand of the tin can sailors
Title
The last stand of the tin can sailors
Statement of responsibility
James D. Hornfischer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the October 1944 battle off Samar between a vastly outnumbered fleet of American warships and a flotilla of the Japanese Navy, a struggle that changed the course of World War II in the Pacific
Summary
Chronicles the October 1944 battle off Samar between a vastly outnumbered fleet of American warships and a flotilla of the Japanese Navy, a struggle that changed the course of World War II in the Pacific
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
172866
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hornfischer, James D
Dewey number
940.54/25995
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Leyte Gulf, Battle of (Philippines
  • World War
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Philippines
Target audience
adult
Label
The last stand of the tin can sailors, James D. Hornfischer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour"--Preliminary page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-499) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tin cans -- Last stand -- A vanishing graveyard -- Highest traditions -- Men of Task Unit 77.4.3 killed in action, October 25-28, 1944
Control code
ocm53019787
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
499 pages
Isbn
9780553381481
Lccn
2003062792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)53019787
Label
The last stand of the tin can sailors, James D. Hornfischer
Publication
Note
"The extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour"--Preliminary page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-499) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tin cans -- Last stand -- A vanishing graveyard -- Highest traditions -- Men of Task Unit 77.4.3 killed in action, October 25-28, 1944
Control code
ocm53019787
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
499 pages
Isbn
9780553381481
Lccn
2003062792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)53019787

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