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The castaway's war : one man's battle against Imperial Japan

Author: Stephen Harding
Publisher: Boston : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Presents the story of Lieutenant Hugh Barr Miller, who was marooned on a South Pacific island and waged a one-man war against Japanese forces. By the author of The New York Times best-seller The Last Battle,"--NoveList.
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harding, Stephen, 1952-
Castaway's war.
Boston : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2016]
(DLC) 2016003416
(OCoLC)914195429
Named Person: Hugh Barr Miller, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Harding
ISBN: 9780306823411 0306823411
OCLC Number: 948751553
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: Roll tide --
Taking ship --
War among the islands --
On a collision course --
Death by long lance --
Adrift in Kula Gulf --
Cast upon a hostile shore --
Alone among enemies --
Back in the war --
Back to the world --
Congress, television, and the silver screen.
Other Titles: One man's battle against Imperial Japan
Responsibility: Stephen Harding.

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Shipwrecked on a South Pacific island, a young U.S. Navy Lieutenant waged a one-man war against the Japanese.  Read more...

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