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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
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Escape from the deep
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the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew
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Alex Kershaw
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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
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BT
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Kershaw, Alex
Dewey number
940.5451
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Tang (Submarine)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
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adult
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a legendary submarine and her courageous crew
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Escape from the deep : the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew, Alex Kershaw
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-253) and index
Control code
000043101459
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 270 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780306815195
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:
Other physical details
ill., 1 map, ports.
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Escape from the deep : the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew, Alex Kershaw
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-253) and index
Control code
000043101459
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 270 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780306815195
Isbn Type
:
Other physical details
ill., 1 map, ports.

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