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Author Gandt, Robert L.

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

Imprint New York : Broadway Books, c2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.5425 GAN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 385 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography 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.
Subject United States. Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.
United States. Navy -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island.
ISBN 0767932412 (hc.)
9780767932417 (hc.)

 
    
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