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Escape from the deep : the epic story of a legendary submarine and her courageous crew

Author: Alex Kershaw
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Details the history of the U.S. Navy submarine Tang in the Pacific theater of World War II, the explosion that led to its sinking, the ordeal of its surviving crew members and their capture by the Japanese, followed by months of brutal captivity.
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Kershaw, Alex.
Escape from the deep.
Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)891469673
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Kershaw
ISBN: 9780306815195 0306815192
OCLC Number: 176894607
Description: xi, 270 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Thunder below --
The bravest man --
The most dangerous mission --
The greatest patrol --
Battle royal --
The deep --
The terrible hours --
Blow and go --
The last attempt --
Guests of the Japanese --
Torture farm --
The coldest winter --
The last stretch --
Liberation --
Back from the deep --
To the last man.
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Kershaw presents the adrenaline-soaked story of nine men who fought the Japanese from America's deadliest submarine, survived its sinkage, and endured months of brutal torture in captivity. 16 pages  Read more...

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Acknowledgments -- Map of the Pacific, 1944 -- Part one. The last patrol: Thunder below -- The bravest man -- The most dangerous mission -- The greatest patrol -- Battle royal -- Part two. Escape from the deep: The deep -- The terrible hours -- Blow and go -- The last attempt -- Part three. Captivity: Guests of the Japanese -- Torture farm -- The coldest winter -- The last stretch -- Liberation -- Part four. Back from the deep: Back from the deep -- To the last man -- The survivors of the USS Tang -- USS Tang -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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"A "page-turner" that tells a "riveting story." Alex Kershaw is "a raconteur [with] a screenwriter's style that's most intimate and spellbinding...damn-the-torpedoes storytelling."--"USA Today""A Read more...

 
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