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

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

Label
The last stand of the tin can sailors : the extraordinary World War II story of the US Navy's finest hour
Title
The last stand of the tin can sailors
Title remainder
the extraordinary World War II story of the US Navy's finest hour
Statement of responsibility
James D. Hornfischer
Creator
Subject
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
Cataloging source
IUK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hornfischer, James D
Dewey number
940.542599
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D774.L48
LC item number
H67 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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 : the extraordinary World War II story of the US Navy's finest hour, James D. Hornfischer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: New York: Bantam Books, 2004
Bar code
  • 31223114673305
  • 31223114673339
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
Tin cans -- Last stand -- A vanishing graveyard -- Highest traditions -- Men of Task Unit 77.4.3 killed in action, October 25-28, 1944
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Bantam trade paperback ed.
Extent
516 pages
Isbn
9780553381481
Lccn
2003062792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 60337114
  • (OCoLC)60337114
Label
The last stand of the tin can sailors : the extraordinary World War II story of the US Navy's finest hour, James D. Hornfischer
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover: New York: Bantam Books, 2004
Bar code
  • 31223114673305
  • 31223114673339
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
Tin cans -- Last stand -- A vanishing graveyard -- Highest traditions -- Men of Task Unit 77.4.3 killed in action, October 25-28, 1944
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Bantam trade paperback ed.
Extent
516 pages
Isbn
9780553381481
Lccn
2003062792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 60337114
  • (OCoLC)60337114

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