The last stand of the tin can sailors [electronic resource] / James D. Hornfischer
eBook | Bantam Books | 2004
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1 online resource (523 pages) : illustrations, 1 map
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"The extraordinary World War II story of the U.S. Navy's finest hour"--P. facing t.p.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 460-474).
Contents
Tin cans -- Last stand -- A vanishing graveyard -- Highest traditions -- Men of Task Unit 77.4.3 killed in action, October 25-28, 1944.
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.
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OverDrive, Inc.
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9780307487308 (electronic bk.)
030748730X (electronic bk.)
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