The Resource Hell from the heavens : the epic story of the USS Laffey and World War II's greatest kamikaze attack, John F. Wukovits

Hell from the heavens : the epic story of the USS Laffey and World War II's greatest kamikaze attack, John F. Wukovits

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Hell from the heavens : the epic story of the USS Laffey and World War II's greatest kamikaze attack
Title
Hell from the heavens
Title remainder
the epic story of the USS Laffey and World War II's greatest kamikaze attack
Statement of responsibility
John F. Wukovits
Title variation
Epic story of the USS Laffey and World War II's greatest kamikaze attack
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Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
940.54/252294
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D774.L3
LC item number
W85 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Hell from the heavens : the epic story of the USS Laffey and World War II's greatest kamikaze attack, John F. Wukovits
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Hell from the heavens : the epic story of the USS Laffey and World War II's greatest kamikaze attack, John F. Wukovits
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-280) 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
Part I. The Normandy training ground -- The formation of a crew -- Off Normandy's shores -- To the Pacific -- Part II. Into Pacific combat -- Kamikazes stage a terrifying introduction -- North from the Philippines -- Part III. Hell from the heavens -- First days at Okinawa -- The triumph of Laffey's gunners -- Agony on the afterdeck -- Defying the odds -- A lasting legacy
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Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 296 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306823244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
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1140169
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