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The USS Flier : death and survival on a World War II submarine

Author: Michael Sturma
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the life-or-death struggle of eight men who survived when their submarine sank after striking a mine on August 13, 1944.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Sturma
ISBN: 9780813124810 0813124816
OCLC Number: 181335855
Description: ix, 209 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Aleutians --
A new boat --
Midway --
Grounded --
USS Macaw --
Board of investigation --
Resumed patron --
Fremantle --
Death in thirty seconds --
Cause and effect --
Black water --
Castaways --
Guerrillas --
Brooke's point --
USS Redfin --
Evacuees --
On board --
Fallout --
Bend of the road --
Inquiry --
Report incognito --
Back in the USA --
Next of kin --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Michael Sturma.
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On August 13, 1944, the submarine struck a mine and sank to the bottom of the Sulu Sea in less than one minute, leaving only fourteen of its eighty-six crewmen alive. Though some of the Flier's  Read more...

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-[B]y telling this story, and telling it well, Sturma has genuinely contributed to the history of the submarine war in the Pacific and solidified his standing as the leading academic historian of Read more...

 
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The USS Flier

by BMTaylor (WorldCat user published 2010-04-28) Very Good Permalink

The USS Flier:  Death and Survival on a World War II Submarine by Michael Sturma follows the endeavors of the USS Flier during World War II in the Pacific.  The book is non-fiction and reads very much like a non-fiction, documentary style account.  The plot is very matter of factual,...
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