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Author Kurzman, Dan.

Title No greater glory : the four immortal chaplains and the sinking of the Dorchester in World War II / Dan Kurzman.

Imprint New York : Random House, c2004.


Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 250 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., 1 map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-219) and index.
Contents The suicide ship -- A rare kind of love -- Cold chills and a cake of ice -- An odd foursome -- Poor old George -- Blessing the bored -- The prophet and the prize -- En route to a safe place -- The poet and the carpet sweeper -- Running the gauntlet -- The wind and the warning -- God and the eight ball -- Too late for coffee -- Countdown to hypothermia -- The pen and the penniless -- A deadly decision -- Fulfilling destiny -- In search of buttered pancakes -- Plucked from a festive graveyard -- The risk of being human -- The bootlaces of sublimity.
Subject Fox, George Lansing, 1900-1943.
Poling, Clark Vandersall, 1910-1943.
Washington, John P. (John Patrick), -1943.
Goode, Alexander D. (Alexander David), 1911-1943.
Dorchester (Ship)
Chaplains, Military -- United States -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0375508775 (alk. paper) : $24.95

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