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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
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
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
172866
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hornfischer, James D
Dewey number
940.5425995
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
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"--P. facing t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-499) and index
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 p.
Isbn
9780553802573
Lccn
2003062792
Other physical details
ill., 1 map
System control number
(Sirsi) ADM-4856
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"--P. facing t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-499) and index
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 p.
Isbn
9780553802573
Lccn
2003062792
Other physical details
ill., 1 map
System control number
(Sirsi) ADM-4856

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