The Resource In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109, Iain Martin

In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109, Iain Martin

Label
In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109
Title
In harm's way
Title remainder
JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109
Statement of responsibility
Iain Martin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • On August 2, 1943, John Kennedy's PT 109 boat and two others were on a night mission to ambush an enemy supply convoy when they were surprised by a massive Japanese destroyer. The unsuspecting Americans had only seconds to react as the Japanese captain turned his ship to ram directly into Kennedy's. PT 109 was cut in half by the collision, killing two of Kennedy's 12 crewmen and wounding several others in the explosion ... This book tells the ... story of what happened next as JFK fought to save his surviving crew members who found themselves adrift in enemy waters
  • "On August 2, 1943, [John] Kennedy's PT 109 [boat] and two others were on a night mission to ambush an enemy supply convoy when they were surprised by a massive Japanese destroyer. The unsuspecting Americans had only seconds to react as the Japanese captain turned his ship to ram directly into Kennedy's. PT 109 was cut in half by the collision, killing two of Kennedy's 12 crewmen and wounding several others in the explosion ... [This book] tells the ... story of what happened next as JFK fought to save his surviving crew members who found themselves adrift in enemy waters"--Amazon.com
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Iain C
Dewey number
940.54/265931
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D774.P8
LC item number
M37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • PT-109 (Torpedo boat)
  • PT-109 (Torpedo boat)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109, Iain Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes filmography (page 239), bibliographical references (pagesr 233-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I want you! for the U.S. Navy -- Combat in the Solomon Islands -- Survival -- The road home
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781338185676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
in901751672
Label
In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109, Iain Martin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes filmography (page 239), bibliographical references (pagesr 233-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I want you! for the U.S. Navy -- Combat in the Solomon Islands -- Survival -- The road home
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781338185676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
in901751672

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