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A leader born : the life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific carrier commander

Author: Alton Keith Gilbert
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Casemate, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John S "Slew" McCain was an old-school sailor. Wiry, profane, a cusser and a gambler, he reminded more than one observer of "Popeye." He was also a pioneer in the hard-hitting naval tactics that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilbert, Alton Keith.
Leader born.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Casemate, c2006
(OCoLC)659376537
Named Person: John Sidney McCain; John Sidney McCain
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alton Keith Gilbert
ISBN: 1932033505 9781932033502
OCLC Number: 71012417
Description: xiii, 274 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: From TEOC to Tool Room --
The Great War --
Shore Duty --
Sea Duty --
Aviation --
Flag Rank --
War in the South Pacific --
Guadalcanal --
Return to Washington --
Deputy CNO --
The Fast Carriers --
The Philippines Campaign --
Slew takes over --
Heavy hits --
Final blows --
Command performance --
Finale --
Respect and affection.
Responsibility: Alton Keith Gilbert.
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