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The Resource For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts, John Wukovits

For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts, John Wukovits

Label
For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts
Title
For crew and country
Title remainder
the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts
Statement of responsibility
John Wukovits
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the Battle of Samar and the sacrifice of the USS Samuel B. Roberts documents how the destroyer and its small unit confronted formidable Japanese forces to secure the region for MacArthur's transports inside Leyte Gulf, in an account that also describes the harrowing three days endured in the sea by the ship's survivors
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wukovits, John F.
Dewey number
  • 940.54/2595995
  • 940.54/25995
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D774.S22
LC item number
W85 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Samuel B. Roberts (Destroyer Escort)
  • Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts, John Wukovits
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Formation of a crew -- "You are now a member of a great fighting team" -- The ship "Looked awful damn small" -- "Our war began" -- In the Pacific -- "We are doing something for the war effort" -- "We were not to be trifled with" -- The battle -- "We weren't supposed to have no surface engagement!" -- "Look at that little DE committing suicide" -- "Boys, take off your hats. there goes a good ship" -- "Such a helpless, useless feeling" -- Samar's aftermath -- "They did not die in vain" -- "A bond that will stand all time"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 349 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312681890
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012037988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps, port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn795172343
  • (Sirsi) o795172343
  • (OCoLC)795172343
Label
For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts, John Wukovits
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Formation of a crew -- "You are now a member of a great fighting team" -- The ship "Looked awful damn small" -- "Our war began" -- In the Pacific -- "We are doing something for the war effort" -- "We were not to be trifled with" -- The battle -- "We weren't supposed to have no surface engagement!" -- "Look at that little DE committing suicide" -- "Boys, take off your hats. there goes a good ship" -- "Such a helpless, useless feeling" -- Samar's aftermath -- "They did not die in vain" -- "A bond that will stand all time"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 349 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312681890
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012037988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps, port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn795172343
  • (Sirsi) o795172343
  • (OCoLC)795172343

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