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For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts, John Wukovits

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For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts
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For crew and country
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the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts
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John Wukovits
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Language
eng
Summary
The story of the Battle of Samar and the sacrifice of the USS Samuel B. Roberts documents how the destroyer and its small unit confronted formidable Japanese forces to secure the region for MacArthur's transports inside Leyte Gulf, in an account that also describes the harrowing three days endured in the sea by the ship's survivors
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940.54/2595995
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D774.S22
LC item number
W85 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts, John Wukovits
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For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts, John Wukovits
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-334) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Formation of a crew -- "You are now a member of a great fighting team" -- The ship "Looked awful damn small" -- "Our war began" -- In the Pacific -- "We are doing something for the war effort" -- "We were not to be trifled with" -- The battle -- "We weren't supposed to have no surface engagement!" -- "Look at that little DE committing suicide" -- "Boys, take off your hats. there goes a good ship" -- "Such a helpless, useless feeling" -- Samar's aftermath -- "They did not die in vain" -- "A bond that will stand all time"
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25 cm.
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Edition
First St. Martin's Griffin edition.
Extent
xviii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780312681890
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012037988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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(OCoLC)795172343

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