The Resource Fields of battle : Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war, Brian Curtis, (electronic resource)

Fields of battle : Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war, Brian Curtis, (electronic resource)

Label
Fields of battle : Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war
Title
Fields of battle
Title remainder
Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war
Statement of responsibility
Brian Curtis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the 1942 Rose Bowl was moved from Pasadena to Duke University out of fear of further Japanese attacks on the West Coast. Shortly after this unforgettable game, many of the players and coaches left their respective colleges, entered the military, and went on to serve around the world in famous battlegrounds, from Iwo Jima and Okinawa to Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge, where fate and destiny would bring them back together on faraway battlefields, fighting on the same team. Fields of Battle is a powerful story that sheds light on a little-known slice of American history where World War II and football intersect. Author Brian Curtis captures in gripping detail an intimate account of the teamwork, grit, and determination that took place on both the football and battle fields"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Brian
Dewey number
940.54/8173
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.1
LC item number
.C87 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rose Bowl (Football game)
  • Rose Bowl (Football game)
  • Pearl Harbor, Attack on (Hawaii : 1941)
  • Rose Bowl (Football game)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • Football players
  • College athletes
  • Football coaches
  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • HISTORY
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • College athletes
  • Football coaches
  • Football players
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Military campaigns
  • Soldiers
  • Twentieth century
  • Hawaii
  • United States
Label
Fields of battle : Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war, Brian Curtis, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Part I: The men. The making of a coach ; A new kingdom ; Country boys -- Part II: The winds of war. A warning ; A team of destiny ; Infamy ; The Beaver Express -- Part III: A game like no other. A rose is still a rose ; A new opponent ; Shikata ga nai -- Part IV: War. The first ; Campus at war ; An ordinary hero ; Cup of coffee ; Uncommon valor -- Part V: Home. The new normal ; The last days
Control code
ocn959558186
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250059604
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8505582F-7ECF-4E0B-B66A-66487636E439
System control number
(OCoLC)959558186
Label
Fields of battle : Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the boys who went to war, Brian Curtis, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Part I: The men. The making of a coach ; A new kingdom ; Country boys -- Part II: The winds of war. A warning ; A team of destiny ; Infamy ; The Beaver Express -- Part III: A game like no other. A rose is still a rose ; A new opponent ; Shikata ga nai -- Part IV: War. The first ; Campus at war ; An ordinary hero ; Cup of coffee ; Uncommon valor -- Part V: Home. The new normal ; The last days
Control code
ocn959558186
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250059604
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8505582F-7ECF-4E0B-B66A-66487636E439
System control number
(OCoLC)959558186

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