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The Resource A measureless peril : America in the fight for the Atlantic, the longest battle of World War II, Richard Snow

A measureless peril : America in the fight for the Atlantic, the longest battle of World War II, Richard Snow

Label
A measureless peril : America in the fight for the Atlantic, the longest battle of World War II
Title
A measureless peril
Title remainder
America in the fight for the Atlantic, the longest battle of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Richard Snow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In "A Measureless Peril," the historian Richard Snow captures all the drama of the merciless contest between the quickly built U.S. warships and the ever-more cunning and lethal U-boats that controlled the sea lanes of the Atlantic during WWII
Summary
In "A Measureless Peril," the historian Richard Snow captures all the drama of the merciless contest between the quickly built U.S. warships and the ever-more cunning and lethal U-boats that controlled the sea lanes of the Atlantic during WWII
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348484
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Snow, Richard
Dewey number
940.54/293
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D770
LC item number
.S56 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Destroyer escorts
  • Destroyer escorts
  • Sailors
  • Destroyer escorts
  • Military campaigns
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Sailors
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
America in the fight for the Atlantic, the longest battle of World War II
Label
A measureless peril : America in the fight for the Atlantic, the longest battle of World War II, Richard Snow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-338) 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
"What's the matter with the Davis?" : Looking back on the Atlantic struggle -- Flower show : the dangerous state of the U.S. Navy on the eve of war, 1939 -- Too dumb to stay on the farm : the making of a sailor, 1940 -- Building Hitler's navy : superbattleships vs. submarines, 1933-39 -- "The simple principle of fighting several steamers with several U-boats" : Captain Doenitz works out his strategy, 1918-39 -- On the devil's shovel : U-boat life, 1939-45 -- The end of the Athenia : the sea war begins, 1939 -- Captain Gainard's killer dillers : an American freighter comes to the rescue, 1939 -- Prison ship : the difficulties of keeping out of the war, 1939-40 -- The neutrality patrol : guarding the Western hemisphere, 1939-40 -- "A new chapter of world history " : the destroyer deal goes forward, 1940 -- Doenitz goes to France : Germany builds her Biscay U-boat bases, 1940 -- Germany first : planning America's naval war, 1940 -- A length of garden hose : FDR sells Lend-Lease, 1940 -- Fishing trip : Churchill and Roosevelt meet, 1941 -- The moving square mile : learning and relearning the lessons of convoy, 1917-41 -- The rattlesnakes of the Atlantic : America's first losses, 1941 -- A present in the Führer's lap : Hitler declares war, 1941 -- Five boats against America : the East Coast submarine offensive, 1942 -- The most even-tempered man in the Navy : Admiral King in command, 1942 -- The hooligan navy : yachts and cabin cruisers go to war, 1942 -- Panic party : the "mystery ship" fiasco, 1942 -- Cadet O'Hara's last fight : the naval armed guard and the ordeal of the Stephen Hopkins, 1942 -- "Start swinging, lady" : the Liberty ships, 1941-45 -- A visit to the ship cemetery : desperate times on the Eastern seaboard, 1943 -- "Sighted sub" : a little good news, 1943 -- How Lieutenant Snow got to sea : a reserve officer's journey, 1943 -- The smallest major war vessel : inventing the destroyer escort, 1942 -- "Set the watch" : the birth of a warship, 1943 -- The hearbeat of the pings : the importance of sonar, 1941-45 -- "How many Germans will it kill?" : Learning to use radar, 1940-43 -- The fleet without a gun : Admiral King remakes his command, 1943 -- Steaming as before : the essence of Atlantic duty, 1943-45 -- Combustible, vulnerable, and expendable : the escort carrier joins the fight, 1944 -- Captain Just's last flight : the final days of the Kriegsmarine, 1945 -- Do hostilities ever cease? : After the convoys, 1945 -- When daylight comes : from then to now
Control code
ocn462904522
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416595076
Lccn
2009052995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)462904522
Label
A measureless peril : America in the fight for the Atlantic, the longest battle of World War II, Richard Snow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-338) 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
"What's the matter with the Davis?" : Looking back on the Atlantic struggle -- Flower show : the dangerous state of the U.S. Navy on the eve of war, 1939 -- Too dumb to stay on the farm : the making of a sailor, 1940 -- Building Hitler's navy : superbattleships vs. submarines, 1933-39 -- "The simple principle of fighting several steamers with several U-boats" : Captain Doenitz works out his strategy, 1918-39 -- On the devil's shovel : U-boat life, 1939-45 -- The end of the Athenia : the sea war begins, 1939 -- Captain Gainard's killer dillers : an American freighter comes to the rescue, 1939 -- Prison ship : the difficulties of keeping out of the war, 1939-40 -- The neutrality patrol : guarding the Western hemisphere, 1939-40 -- "A new chapter of world history " : the destroyer deal goes forward, 1940 -- Doenitz goes to France : Germany builds her Biscay U-boat bases, 1940 -- Germany first : planning America's naval war, 1940 -- A length of garden hose : FDR sells Lend-Lease, 1940 -- Fishing trip : Churchill and Roosevelt meet, 1941 -- The moving square mile : learning and relearning the lessons of convoy, 1917-41 -- The rattlesnakes of the Atlantic : America's first losses, 1941 -- A present in the Führer's lap : Hitler declares war, 1941 -- Five boats against America : the East Coast submarine offensive, 1942 -- The most even-tempered man in the Navy : Admiral King in command, 1942 -- The hooligan navy : yachts and cabin cruisers go to war, 1942 -- Panic party : the "mystery ship" fiasco, 1942 -- Cadet O'Hara's last fight : the naval armed guard and the ordeal of the Stephen Hopkins, 1942 -- "Start swinging, lady" : the Liberty ships, 1941-45 -- A visit to the ship cemetery : desperate times on the Eastern seaboard, 1943 -- "Sighted sub" : a little good news, 1943 -- How Lieutenant Snow got to sea : a reserve officer's journey, 1943 -- The smallest major war vessel : inventing the destroyer escort, 1942 -- "Set the watch" : the birth of a warship, 1943 -- The hearbeat of the pings : the importance of sonar, 1941-45 -- "How many Germans will it kill?" : Learning to use radar, 1940-43 -- The fleet without a gun : Admiral King remakes his command, 1943 -- Steaming as before : the essence of Atlantic duty, 1943-45 -- Combustible, vulnerable, and expendable : the escort carrier joins the fight, 1944 -- Captain Just's last flight : the final days of the Kriegsmarine, 1945 -- Do hostilities ever cease? : After the convoys, 1945 -- When daylight comes : from then to now
Control code
ocn462904522
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416595076
Lccn
2009052995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)462904522

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