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The Resource Tin can titans : the heroic men and ships of World War II's most decorated Navy destroyer squadron, John F. Wukovits

Tin can titans : the heroic men and ships of World War II's most decorated Navy destroyer squadron, John F. Wukovits

Label
Tin can titans : the heroic men and ships of World War II's most decorated Navy destroyer squadron
Title
Tin can titans
Title remainder
the heroic men and ships of World War II's most decorated Navy destroyer squadron
Statement of responsibility
John F. Wukovits
Title variation
  • Heroic men and ships of World War II's most decorated Navy destroyer squadron
  • Heroic men & ships of World War II's most decorated Navy destroyer squadron
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wukovits, John F.
Dewey number
940.54/5973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.52.D38
LC item number
W85 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Fletcher Class (Destroyers)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Tin can titans : the heroic men and ships of World War II's most decorated Navy destroyer squadron, John F. Wukovits
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Origins of a squadron -- Prologue -- The destroyers go to war -- Initiation at Guadalcanal -- Naval slugfest off Guadalcanal -- Desron 21 holds the line in the South Pacific -- Blunting the Tokyo Express -- Birth of a squadron -- Struggle for the slot -- Kula Gulf confrontations -- Desron 21 sweeps to victory -- Climbing the New Guinea ladder -- The Philippine whirlwind -- Kamikaze carnage -- Eyewitnesses to victory -- Epilogue -- Chronology -- Appendix I: Battle stars awarded -- Appendix II: Location of ships at war's end
Control code
ocn952369729
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 320 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306824302
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016042188
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
940.5459 W954 ; XX-N ; [A16BP127, #117, 3@28.00, LAP/CD]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)952369729
Label
Tin can titans : the heroic men and ships of World War II's most decorated Navy destroyer squadron, John F. Wukovits
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Origins of a squadron -- Prologue -- The destroyers go to war -- Initiation at Guadalcanal -- Naval slugfest off Guadalcanal -- Desron 21 holds the line in the South Pacific -- Blunting the Tokyo Express -- Birth of a squadron -- Struggle for the slot -- Kula Gulf confrontations -- Desron 21 sweeps to victory -- Climbing the New Guinea ladder -- The Philippine whirlwind -- Kamikaze carnage -- Eyewitnesses to victory -- Epilogue -- Chronology -- Appendix I: Battle stars awarded -- Appendix II: Location of ships at war's end
Control code
ocn952369729
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 320 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306824302
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016042188
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
940.5459 W954 ; XX-N ; [A16BP127, #117, 3@28.00, LAP/CD]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)952369729

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