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The Resource A dawn like thunder : the true story of Torpedo Squadron Eight, Robert Mrazek

A dawn like thunder : the true story of Torpedo Squadron Eight, Robert Mrazek

Label
A dawn like thunder : the true story of Torpedo Squadron Eight
Title
A dawn like thunder
Title remainder
the true story of Torpedo Squadron Eight
Statement of responsibility
Robert Mrazek
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the contributions of World War II's Torpedo Squadron Eight traces their role in key U.S. victories at Midway and Guadalcanal, citing the honors achieved, and losses suffered, by its thirty-five members
Summary
The account of the members of Torpedo Squadron Eight of World War II and their heroic efforts in helping an outmatched U.S. fleet win critical victories at Midway and Guadalcanal. These thirty-five American men, flew outdated aircraft and were able to change the course of history by going on to become the war's most decorated naval air squadron, while suffering the heaviest losses in U.S. naval aviation history
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
286415
Cataloging source
DLC
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Mrazek, Robert J
Dewey number
940.54/5973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • D790.378 8th
  • U
LC item number
.M73 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military campaigns
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Regimental histories
  • Pacific Ocean
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of Torpedo Squadron Eight
Label
A dawn like thunder : the true story of Torpedo Squadron Eight, Robert Mrazek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-512) 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 sentinels. Smiley ; The skipper ; Swede ; The squire ; Old Langdon ; Tex ; Bert and Harry ; Grant and Whitey ; Ozzie and Rete ; Freddy -- Eventide -- He that she live this day and see old age -- When the sea shall give up its dead -- Sister Sara -- Dog Day -- The galloping dragon -- Resurrection blues -- The canal -- The groove -- Divine fire -- Out of the ashes -- Swede's refrain -- Homeward bound -- Appendix 1. The undaunted Mr. Weisheit -- Appendix 2. "They're still out there."
Control code
ocn225870332
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 526 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316021395
Lccn
2008028556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)225870332
Label
A dawn like thunder : the true story of Torpedo Squadron Eight, Robert Mrazek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-512) 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 sentinels. Smiley ; The skipper ; Swede ; The squire ; Old Langdon ; Tex ; Bert and Harry ; Grant and Whitey ; Ozzie and Rete ; Freddy -- Eventide -- He that she live this day and see old age -- When the sea shall give up its dead -- Sister Sara -- Dog Day -- The galloping dragon -- Resurrection blues -- The canal -- The groove -- Divine fire -- Out of the ashes -- Swede's refrain -- Homeward bound -- Appendix 1. The undaunted Mr. Weisheit -- Appendix 2. "They're still out there."
Control code
ocn225870332
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 526 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316021395
Lccn
2008028556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)225870332

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