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Danger's hour : the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her

Autor: Maxwell Taylor Kennedy
Editora: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
Edição/Formato   Imprimir livro : Biografia : Inglês : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edVer todas as edições e formatos
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Drawing on years of research and firsthand interviews with both American and Japanese survivors, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy draws a gripping portrait of men bravely serving their countries in war and the advent of a terrifying new weapon, suicide bombing, that nearly halted the most powerful nation in the world. In the closing months of World War II, Americans found themselves facing a new weapon: kamikazes--the first  Ler mais...
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Tipo de Material: Biografia
Tipo de Documento Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Maxwell Taylor Kennedy
ISBN: 9780743260800 0743260805 9780743260817 0743260813
Número OCLC: 221962047
Descrição: x, 515 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Conteúdos: Part 1 : Loomings. The path to Pearl Harbor --
Kiyoshi Ogawa --
1942 : Japanese primacy --
The USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) --
How it works --
Drafted : Japan 1941-1944 --
Saipan and the destruction of Japan's air forces --
First kamikazes --
The Bunker Hill departs for enemy territory --
Ulithi : waiting for battle --
Tokyo raid --
Fraternization and race relations aboard the Bunker Hill --
Students become Tokko --
Kamikazes strike Ulithi --
The Yamato --
Kanoya --
The real thing --
Grind --
Volunteers --
Desperation: May 8-10, 1945 --
Viceroy --
Part 2 : Rendezvous with death. Yasunori Seizo --
I found the enemy vessels --
Fire --
Smoke --
Water --
Helping out --
Damage control --
Rescue --
Burn --
Adrift --
Recovery --
Part 3 : Afterward. Damage --
Burial at sea --
Good-bye to all that --
Destroyer rescue --
The long voyage home --
Cherry blossoms --
Epilogue : Looking back --
Author's note.
Responsabilidade: Maxwell Taylor Kennedy.

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