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The Resource Islands of the damned : a Marine at war in the Pacific, R.V. Burgin ; with Bill Marvel

Islands of the damned : a Marine at war in the Pacific, R.V. Burgin ; with Bill Marvel

Label
Islands of the damned : a Marine at war in the Pacific
Title
Islands of the damned
Title remainder
a Marine at war in the Pacific
Statement of responsibility
R.V. Burgin ; with Bill Marvel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Burgin reveals his experiences as a Marine at war in the Pacific Theater. Company K confronted snipers, ambushes along narrow jungle trails, and howling banzai attacks as they island-hopped from one bloody battle to the next
Summary
An eyewitness account of some of the most savage and brutal fighting in the war against Japan is told from the point of view of a young Marine who left Texas to escape life as a traveling salesman
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348420
Cataloging source
DLC
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Burgin, R. V
Dewey number
  • 940.54/5973092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.372 5th
LC item number
.B87 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Marvel, Bill
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burgin, R. V
  • United States
  • United States
  • Burgin, R. V
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Burgin, R. V
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Marines
  • Marines
  • Military campaigns
  • Pacific Area
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Marines
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Marine at war in the Pacific
Label
Islands of the damned : a Marine at war in the Pacific, R.V. Burgin ; with Bill Marvel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Luck -- A Marine's story -- Mortarman -- Green hell -- First battle of Pavuvu -- The unnecessary island -- The perfect invasion -- Second battle of Pavuvu -- April fools -- Flesh wounds -- Home port
Control code
ocn426803534
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
296 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780451229908
Lccn
2009040454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)426803534
Label
Islands of the damned : a Marine at war in the Pacific, R.V. Burgin ; with Bill Marvel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Luck -- A Marine's story -- Mortarman -- Green hell -- First battle of Pavuvu -- The unnecessary island -- The perfect invasion -- Second battle of Pavuvu -- April fools -- Flesh wounds -- Home port
Control code
ocn426803534
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
296 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780451229908
Lccn
2009040454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)426803534

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