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The Resource The last stand of the tin can sailors : the extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour, James D. Hornfischer

The last stand of the tin can sailors : the extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour, James D. Hornfischer

Label
The last stand of the tin can sailors : the extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour
Title
The last stand of the tin can sailors
Title remainder
the extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour
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
Baker & Taylor
Dewey number
940.5425995
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The last stand of the tin can sailors : the extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour, James D. Hornfischer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in hardcover: New York: Bantam Books, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [445]-483) 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
Control code
18144153
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Bantam trade pbk. ed.
Extent
499 pages, plates
Isbn
9780553381481
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Lccn
2003062792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The last stand of the tin can sailors : the extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour, James D. Hornfischer
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in hardcover: New York: Bantam Books, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [445]-483) 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
Control code
18144153
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Bantam trade pbk. ed.
Extent
499 pages, plates
Isbn
9780553381481
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Lccn
2003062792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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