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A dawn like thunder : the true story of Torpedo Squadron Eight

Author: Robert J Mrazek
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of the contributions of World War II's Torpedo Squadron Eight traces their role in key U.S. victories at Midway and Guadalcanal, citing the honors achieved, and losses suffered, by its thirty-five members.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mrazek, Robert J.
Dawn like thunder.
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Co., 2008
(OCoLC)795611109
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Mrazek
ISBN: 9780316021395 0316021393
OCLC Number: 225870332
Description: xiii, 526 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The sentinels. Smiley ; The skipper ; Swede ; The squire ; Old Langdon ; Tex ; Bert and Harry ; Grant and Whitey ; Ozzie and Rete ; Freddy --
Eventide --
He that she live this day and see old age --
When the sea shall give up its dead --
Sister Sara --
Dog Day --
The galloping dragon --
Resurrection blues --
The canal --
The groove --
Divine fire --
Out of the ashes --
Swede's refrain --
Homeward bound --
Appendix 1. The undaunted Mr. Weisheit --
Appendix 2. "They're still out there."
Responsibility: Robert Mrazek.
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An account of the contributions of World War II's Torpedo Squadron Eight traces their role in key U.S. victories at Midway and Guadalcanal, citing the honors achieved, and losses suffered, by its thirty-five members.

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