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The Resource Escape from the deep : the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew, Alex Kershaw

Escape from the deep : the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew, Alex Kershaw

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Escape from the deep : the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew
Title
Escape from the deep
Title remainder
the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew
Statement of responsibility
Alex Kershaw
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members and their capture by the Japanese, followed by months of brutal captivity
Summary
In this harrowing war saga, Kershaw recounts the incredible story of the U.S. Navy's deadliest World War II submarine, the USS Tang. Across the Pacific theater, dodging mines and depth charges, the 80 men of the Tang became legends. By 1944, they had sunk more Japanese ships than any other Allied submarine
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238583
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Kershaw, Alex
Dewey number
940.545109164
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D783.5.T35
LC item number
K47 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Tang (Submarine : SS-306)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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a legendary submarine and her courageous crew
Label
Escape from the deep : the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew, Alex Kershaw
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-253) 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
Thunder below -- The bravest man -- The most dangerous mission -- The greatest patrol -- Battle royal -- The deep -- The terrible hours -- Blow and go -- The last attempt -- Guests of the Japanese -- Torture farm -- The coldest winter -- The last stretch -- Liberation -- Back from the deep -- To the last man
Control code
13986071
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306815195
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
System control number
  • (InCu)CCF7F5DEFD92404B835AC199150548AF
  • (OCoLC)ocn176894607
  • (OCoLC)176894607
Label
Escape from the deep : the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew, Alex Kershaw
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-253) 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
Thunder below -- The bravest man -- The most dangerous mission -- The greatest patrol -- Battle royal -- The deep -- The terrible hours -- Blow and go -- The last attempt -- Guests of the Japanese -- Torture farm -- The coldest winter -- The last stretch -- Liberation -- Back from the deep -- To the last man
Control code
13986071
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306815195
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map
System control number
  • (InCu)CCF7F5DEFD92404B835AC199150548AF
  • (OCoLC)ocn176894607
  • (OCoLC)176894607

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