The Resource 200,000 miles aboard the destoyer Cotten, C. Snelling Robinson, (electronic resource)

200,000 miles aboard the destoyer Cotten, C. Snelling Robinson, (electronic resource)

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200,000 miles aboard the destoyer Cotten
Title
200,000 miles aboard the destoyer Cotten
Statement of responsibility
C. Snelling Robinson
Title variation
Two hundred thousand miles aboard the destroyer Cotten
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In mid-June 1943, Snelling Robinson, a 20-year-old Harvard graduate and newly commissioned ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve, joined the pre-commissioning crew of the Fletcher class destroyer USS Cotten. The new crew trained for the remainder of the summer and t hen sailed to Pearl Harbor in time to join the newly established Fifth Fleet. Under t he command of Admiral Raymond Spruance, the Fifth Fleet was given orders to invade Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands in November 1943. This offensive, along with naval battles in the Philippine Sea, the Leyte Gulf, and the invasion of Iwo Jima in February 1945, is chronicled from the perspective of a young deck officer and is integrated with the background of the larger conflict, including the politics of command. After Japan?s surrender, the Cotten became a part of the Occupation Force anchored in Tokyo Bay. Robinson deftly narrates how he and his friends took advantage of their good luck and brought their roles in the war to a fitting conclusion
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
940.54/5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D743
LC item number
.R63 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
200,000 miles aboard the destoyer Cotten, C. Snelling Robinson, (electronic resource)
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200,000 miles aboard the destoyer Cotten, C. Snelling Robinson, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/OTc4MTYxMjc3Mjg2OA==
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn861526840
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Extent
1 online resource (342 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612772875
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote

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