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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:   Book : State or province government publication : 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: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Sturma
ISBN: 9780813124810 0813124816
OCLC Number: 181335855
Description: ix, 209 p. : ill., 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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""The story of how eight men managed to survive the boat's loss, a look at guerrilla operations in the Philippines, and more, give us an engaging and valuable account that is a worthwhile read for 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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