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Ship of Ghosts : the story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors

Author: James D Hornfischer
Publisher: New York : Bantam Dell Pub Group, 2007, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Bantam Trade paperbackView all editions and formats
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Describes the loss of the cruiser U.S.S. Houston during the early days of World War II in the Pacific and the fate of the warship's surviving crew, who were captured by the Japanese and forced to work as slaves on Japan's brutal Burma-Thailand Death Railway.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James D Hornfischer
ISBN: 9780553384505 0553384503
OCLC Number: 964424921
Description: 530 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: On Asia Station --
A bloodstained sea --
The emperor's guests --
In the jungle of the Kwai --
Rendezvous with freedom --
Men of the USS Houston (CA-30) and the lost battalion killed in action or died in captivity, 1942-1945.
Responsibility: James D. Hornfischer.

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Describes the loss of the cruiser U.S.S. Houston during the early days of World War II in the Pacific and the fate of the warship's surviving crew, who were captured by the Japanese and forced to work as slaves on Japan's brutal Burma-Thailand Death Railway.

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