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The Resource Ship of ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors, James D. Hornfischer, (electronic resource)

Ship of ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors, James D. Hornfischer, (electronic resource)

Label
Ship of ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors
Title
Ship of ghosts
Title remainder
the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors
Statement of responsibility
James D. Hornfischer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the loss of the cruiser U.S.S. Houston during the early days of World War II in the Pacific and the fate of the warship's surviving crew, who were captured by the Japanese and forced to work as slaves on Japan's brutal Burma-Thailand Death Railway
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Hornfischer, James D
Dewey number
940.54/2598
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
VA65.H66
LC item number
H67 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
  • Java Sea, Battle of the (Indonesia : 1942)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Java Sea, Battle of the, Indonesia, 1942
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Houston (Schiff)
  • Schiffsuntergang
  • Überlebender
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Indonesia
Label
Ship of ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors, James D. Hornfischer, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-458)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On Asia Station -- A bloodstained sea -- The emperor's guests -- In the jungle of the Kwai -- Rendezvous with freedom -- Men of the USS Houston (CA-30) and the lost battalion killed in action or died in captivity, 1942-1945
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (530 p., [32] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307490889
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill., maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7efda72a-903d-4f5f-9199-e4d8f2391949
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)466804112
  • (OCoLC)ocn466804112
  • 1009231
Label
Ship of ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors, James D. Hornfischer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-458)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On Asia Station -- A bloodstained sea -- The emperor's guests -- In the jungle of the Kwai -- Rendezvous with freedom -- Men of the USS Houston (CA-30) and the lost battalion killed in action or died in captivity, 1942-1945
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (530 p., [32] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307490889
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill., maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7efda72a-903d-4f5f-9199-e4d8f2391949
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)466804112
  • (OCoLC)ocn466804112
  • 1009231

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