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"A careless word, a needless sinking" : a history of the staggering losses suffered by the U.S. Merchant Marine, both in ships and personnel during World War II

Author: Arthur R Moore
Publisher: Kings Point, NY : American Merchant Marine Museum, 1984, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Moore, Arthur R.
Careless word, a needless sinking".
Kings Point, NY : American Merchant Marine Museum, 1984, ©1983
(OCoLC)609331926
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur R Moore
OCLC Number: 10919815
Description: xii, 560 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: United States flag merchant vessels lost or damaged during World War II --
Survivors tell their stories --
Vessels damaged as a result of enemy action or other war related causes but that were repaired and returned to service --
Vessels lost as a result of collision, stranding, foundering or unexplained explosions --
Action photo section --
Merchant seamen lost on U.S. flag vessels due to enemy action --
Seamen who died in Japanese POW camps --
Merchant seamen lost on U.S. flag vessels due to enemy action --
Merchant seamen lost on harbor craft owned and operated by the U.S. Transport Service --
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy cadets lost in action in World War II --
Merchant seamen that were taken prisoner and repatriated to the U.S. after hostilities ceased.
Responsibility: by Arthur R. Moore.

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