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The Resource The twilight warriors : the deadliest naval battle of World War II and the men who fought it, Robert Gandt

The twilight warriors : the deadliest naval battle of World War II and the men who fought it, Robert Gandt

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The twilight warriors : the deadliest naval battle of World War II and the men who fought it
Title
The twilight warriors
Title remainder
the deadliest naval battle of World War II and the men who fought it
Statement of responsibility
Robert Gandt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gandt delivers an engrossing, utterly page-turning chronicle of a tightly knit crew of young naval aviators in the epic final--and most brutal--major battle of World War II: Okinawa
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UNA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gandt, Robert L
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.99.O45
LC item number
G36 2010b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The twilight warriors : the deadliest naval battle of World War II and the men who fought it, Robert Gandt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Broadway Books ... in 2010."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [352]-369) and index
Contents
The way of the warrior -- The next island -- Tail end Charlies -- You are already gods -- Tiny Tim -- Your favorite enemy -- First blooding -- The mood in Boys' Town -- Shoot the son of a bitch -- We will save the ship -- Thunder gods -- Three seconds to die -- And where is the Navy? -- Gimlet eyes and the alligator -- Storming the great Loochoo -- Love day -- Bourbon and puddle water -- Ten-go -- Divine wind -- Breakout -- Race for glory -- First wave -- Ducks in a gallery -- There she blows -- Dumbo and Mighty Mouse -- Floating chrysanthemums -- A ridge called Kakazu -- Ohka -- Gunslingers -- Black Friday -- Keep moving and keep shooting -- As long as a gun will fire -- Glory day -- Target Intrepid -- Call me Ernie -- Counteroffensive -- Bottom of the barrel -- Gone with the spring -- Change of command -- Ritual of death -- Setting sun
Control code
ocn805222593
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xii, 385 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780767932424
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)805222593
Label
The twilight warriors : the deadliest naval battle of World War II and the men who fought it, Robert Gandt
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Broadway Books ... in 2010."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [352]-369) and index
Contents
The way of the warrior -- The next island -- Tail end Charlies -- You are already gods -- Tiny Tim -- Your favorite enemy -- First blooding -- The mood in Boys' Town -- Shoot the son of a bitch -- We will save the ship -- Thunder gods -- Three seconds to die -- And where is the Navy? -- Gimlet eyes and the alligator -- Storming the great Loochoo -- Love day -- Bourbon and puddle water -- Ten-go -- Divine wind -- Breakout -- Race for glory -- First wave -- Ducks in a gallery -- There she blows -- Dumbo and Mighty Mouse -- Floating chrysanthemums -- A ridge called Kakazu -- Ohka -- Gunslingers -- Black Friday -- Keep moving and keep shooting -- As long as a gun will fire -- Glory day -- Target Intrepid -- Call me Ernie -- Counteroffensive -- Bottom of the barrel -- Gone with the spring -- Change of command -- Ritual of death -- Setting sun
Control code
ocn805222593
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
xii, 385 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780767932424
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)805222593

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