skip to content
A leader born : the life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific carrier commander Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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

Author: Alton Keith Gilbert
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Casemate, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

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...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilbert, Alton Keith.
Leader born.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Casemate, ©2006
(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 pages : illustrations, 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.
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71012417> # A leader born : the life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific carrier commander
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "71012417" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/pau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/908062075#Place/philadelphia_pa> ; # Philadelphia, Pa.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009114589> ; # Aircraft carriers--History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1243528> ; # Pacific Ocean.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/908062075#Event/1939_1945> ; # 1939-1945
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/73181259> ; # John Sidney McCain
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/908062075#Person/mccain_john_sidney_1884_1945> ; # John Sidney McCain
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/802803> ; # Aircraft carriers
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/940.544092/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710244> ; # Military operations, Naval
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034967> ; # Naval aviation
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010119602> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Ocean
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/908062075#Topic/naval_aviation_history> ; # Naval aviation--History
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148450> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148275> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710198> ; # Military operations, Aerial
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2006" ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/908062075#Person/gilbert_alton_keith> ; # Alton Keith Gilbert
   schema:datePublished "2006" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/908062075> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/659376537> ;
   schema:name "A leader born : the life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific carrier commander"@en ;
   schema:productID "71012417" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/71012417#PublicationEvent/philadelphia_pa_casemate_2006> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/908062075#Agent/casemate> ; # Casemate
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0702/2006298548.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781932033502> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/71012417> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/908062075#Person/gilbert_alton_keith> # Alton Keith Gilbert
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Gilbert" ;
   schema:givenName "Alton Keith" ;
   schema:name "Alton Keith Gilbert" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/908062075#Person/mccain_john_sidney_1884_1945> # John Sidney McCain
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1884" ;
   schema:deathDate "1945" ;
   schema:familyName "McCain" ;
   schema:givenName "John Sidney" ;
   schema:name "John Sidney McCain" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/908062075#Place/philadelphia_pa> # Philadelphia, Pa.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Philadelphia, Pa." ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009114589> # Aircraft carriers--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Aircraft carriers--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010119602> # World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Ocean
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Ocean"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148275> # World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148450> # World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034967> # Naval aviation
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Naval aviation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1243528> # Pacific Ocean.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Pacific Ocean." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710198> # Military operations, Aerial
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Military operations, Aerial"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710244> # Military operations, Naval
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Military operations, Naval"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/802803> # Aircraft carriers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Aircraft carriers"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73181259> # John Sidney McCain
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1884" ;
   schema:deathDate "1945" ;
   schema:familyName "McCain" ;
   schema:givenName "John Sidney" ;
   schema:name "John Sidney McCain" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781932033502>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1932033505" ;
   schema:isbn "9781932033502" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/659376537>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Leader born." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71012417> ; # A leader born : the life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific carrier commander
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/71012417>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71012417> ; # A leader born : the life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific carrier commander
   schema:dateModified "2017-04-03" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.