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The Resource Kangaroo squadron : American courage in the darkest days of World War II, Bruce Gamble

Kangaroo squadron : American courage in the darkest days of World War II, Bruce Gamble

Label
Kangaroo squadron : American courage in the darkest days of World War II
Title
Kangaroo squadron
Title remainder
American courage in the darkest days of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Gamble
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The dramatic untold story of the first US Army unit to cross the Pacific and strike back at the Japanese after Pearl Harbor."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gamble, Bruce
Dewey number
940.54/4973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D790.263 435th
LC item number
.G36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • B-17 bomber
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Kangaroo squadron : American courage in the darkest days of World War II, Bruce Gamble
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223134539155
  • 31223127724715
  • 31223134539163
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Preface: degrees of separation -- Prologue -- Long night's journey into war -- Boeing's big, beautiful bomber -- Off we go! -- Hap's farewell -- Surfboards and submarines -- To Fiji, and beyond -- Storm clouds -- The first raid on Rabaul -- Gunfight over New Britain -- Green hell -- Fever -- Invasion -- The evacuation of Dugout Doug -- Evacuation redux -- Jungle odyssey -- The Royce special mission -- Turning point: the battle of the Coral Sea -- Silver stars -- The reconnaissance game -- Alone against the empire -- The long road home -- The swamp ghost -- Appendix: award citations
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 400 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306903120
Lccn
2018021086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1028225170
Label
Kangaroo squadron : American courage in the darkest days of World War II, Bruce Gamble
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223134539155
  • 31223127724715
  • 31223134539163
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Preface: degrees of separation -- Prologue -- Long night's journey into war -- Boeing's big, beautiful bomber -- Off we go! -- Hap's farewell -- Surfboards and submarines -- To Fiji, and beyond -- Storm clouds -- The first raid on Rabaul -- Gunfight over New Britain -- Green hell -- Fever -- Invasion -- The evacuation of Dugout Doug -- Evacuation redux -- Jungle odyssey -- The Royce special mission -- Turning point: the battle of the Coral Sea -- Silver stars -- The reconnaissance game -- Alone against the empire -- The long road home -- The swamp ghost -- Appendix: award citations
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 400 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306903120
Lccn
2018021086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1028225170

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