The Resource Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship", Deborah Heiligman

Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship", Deborah Heiligman

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Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship"
Title
Torpedoed
Title remainder
the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship"
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Heiligman
Title variation
True story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship"
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In September 1940, passenger liner SS City of Benares set out in a convoy of nineteen ships sailing for Canada. On board were ninety CORB children, chaperones, and crew, along with paying passengers. When the war ships escorting the Benares to safe waters peeled off and the way forward seemed certain, a German submarine attacked and torpedoed the Benares
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heiligman, Deborah
Dewey number
940.54/293
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
678
Intended audience source
Childrens Plus, Inc
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City of Benares (Ship)
  • Shipwrecks
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship", Deborah Heiligman
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223133662776
  • 31223133662784
  • 31223133662792
  • 31223132084097
  • 31223133662800
  • 31223132084121
  • 31223133662818
  • 31223133662826
  • 31223133662834
  • 31223132084105
  • 31223133662842
  • 31223133662859
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  • 31223133662883
  • 31223132084113
  • 31223133662891
  • 31223133662909
  • 31223133662917
  • 31223133662925
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The noise of war -- Sailing to safety -- A floating palace -- Desserts and drills -- Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye -- Secrets at sea -- U-boat 48 -- September 17, 1940, the North Atlantic Ocean -- It's only a torpedo -- Fate's hand -- The middle of the Atlantic -- The lounge -- A long green tunnel -- Ships cry -- The longest night -- Break of day -- Utmost dispatch -- The hurricane -- Phoenixes -- "In spite of all the precautions" -- Lifeboat 12 -- I spy nothing -- Perils at sea -- British heroes don't snivel -- Hope is a fine feather of smoke -- Darkest hours -- Illusions, delusions, more nightmares -- And on the eighth day -- A watery grave -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9781627795548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship", Deborah Heiligman
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223133662776
  • 31223133662784
  • 31223133662792
  • 31223132084097
  • 31223133662800
  • 31223132084121
  • 31223133662818
  • 31223133662826
  • 31223133662834
  • 31223132084105
  • 31223133662842
  • 31223133662859
  • 31223133662867
  • 31223133662875
  • 31223133662883
  • 31223132084113
  • 31223133662891
  • 31223133662909
  • 31223133662917
  • 31223133662925
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) 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
The noise of war -- Sailing to safety -- A floating palace -- Desserts and drills -- Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye -- Secrets at sea -- U-boat 48 -- September 17, 1940, the North Atlantic Ocean -- It's only a torpedo -- Fate's hand -- The middle of the Atlantic -- The lounge -- A long green tunnel -- Ships cry -- The longest night -- Break of day -- Utmost dispatch -- The hurricane -- Phoenixes -- "In spite of all the precautions" -- Lifeboat 12 -- I spy nothing -- Perils at sea -- British heroes don't snivel -- Hope is a fine feather of smoke -- Darkest hours -- Illusions, delusions, more nightmares -- And on the eighth day -- A watery grave -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9781627795548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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