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John F. Kennedy and PT-109.

Author: Richard Tregaskis
Publisher: New York, Random House [1962]
Series: Landmark books, 99.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of John F. Kennedy's career as commander of a PT boat in the South Pacific in World War II. Describes the ordeal of the crew of PT-109 after is was sunk by a Japanese destroyer.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; JOHN F KENNEDY; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Tregaskis
ISBN: 0394903994 9780394903996
OCLC Number: 826062
Description: 192 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Contents: A Lieutenant Joins the PTs --
The PTs Have Arrived --
Baptism by Fire --
On the Way to Action --
The Tide Turns on Guadalcanal --
A New Skipper for PT-109 --
PT-109 Goes into Action --
Disaster at Sea --
Shipwrecked on an Island --
Rescue! --
"Negative Patrol" --
The End of a Veteran Boat and Crew.
Series Title: Landmark books, 99.

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An account of John F. Kennedy's career as commander of a PT boat in the South Pacific in World War II. Describes the ordeal of the crew of PT-109 after is was sunk by a Japanese destroyer.

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