skip to content
USS Yorktown (CV-5), from design and construction to the battles of Coral Sea and Midway Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

USS Yorktown (CV-5), from design and construction to the battles of Coral Sea and Midway

Author: David Doyle
Publisher: Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing Ltd., [2017] ©2017
Series: Legends of warfare - naval
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:
"USS Yorktown (CV-5) was the US Navy's first battle-worthy, purpose-built aircraft carrier. Her crew, already accustomed to wartime conditions by maintaining Neutrality patrols during 1941 in the Atlantic, quickly adapted to the Pacific Theater, having been dispatched immediately after Pearl Harbor. First at Coral Sea, then at Midway, Yorktown's flyers blunted the sword of Japanese aggression. The men flying from  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Doyle
ISBN: 9780764352881 0764352881
OCLC Number: 1005665996
Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Design and construction --
Commissioning and prelude to war --
Off to war --
Coral Sea --
Midway : June 4, 1942 --
Loss of the Yorktown.
Series Title: Legends of warfare - naval
Responsibility: David Doyle.

Abstract:

"USS Yorktown (CV-5) was the US Navy's first battle-worthy, purpose-built aircraft carrier. Her crew, already accustomed to wartime conditions by maintaining Neutrality patrols during 1941 in the Atlantic, quickly adapted to the Pacific Theater, having been dispatched immediately after Pearl Harbor. First at Coral Sea, then at Midway, Yorktown's flyers blunted the sword of Japanese aggression. The men flying from her decks were instrumental in turning the tide of WWII in the Pacific. This volume explores Yorktown's construction, prewar and wartime activities. ..."--Back cover.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1005665996> # USS Yorktown (CV-5), from design and construction to the battles of Coral Sea and Midway
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "1005665996" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/pau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/military_operations_aerial_american> ; # Military operations, Aerial--American
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Meeting/world_war_1939_1945> ; # World War (1939-1945)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_aerial_operations_american> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/359.94350973/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_naval_operations_american> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Meeting/coral_sea_battle_of_the_1942> ; # Coral Sea, Battle of the (1942)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Organization/yorktown_aircraft_carrier_cv_5> ; # Yorktown (Aircraft carrier : CV-5)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/military_operations_naval_american> ; # Military operations, Naval--American
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Place/midway_islands> ; # Midway Islands.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/coral_sea_battle_of_the_1942> ; # Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Place/pacific_ocean_coral_sea> ; # Pacific Ocean--Coral Sea.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Event/1939_1945> ; # 1939-1945
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Meeting/midway_battle_of_1942> ; # Midway, Battle of (1942)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/midway_battle_of_1942> ; # Midway, Battle of, 1942
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Person/doyle_david> ; # David Doyle
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2017" ;
   schema:datePublished "2017" ;
   schema:description ""USS Yorktown (CV-5) was the US Navy's first battle-worthy, purpose-built aircraft carrier. Her crew, already accustomed to wartime conditions by maintaining Neutrality patrols during 1941 in the Atlantic, quickly adapted to the Pacific Theater, having been dispatched immediately after Pearl Harbor. First at Coral Sea, then at Midway, Yorktown's flyers blunted the sword of Japanese aggression. The men flying from her decks were instrumental in turning the tide of WWII in the Pacific. This volume explores Yorktown's construction, prewar and wartime activities. ..."--Back cover."@en ;
   schema:description "Design and construction -- Commissioning and prelude to war -- Off to war -- Coral Sea -- Midway : June 4, 1942 -- Loss of the Yorktown."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4534856639> ;
   schema:genre "Pictorial works"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Series/legends_of_warfare_naval> ; # Legends of warfare - naval
   schema:name "USS Yorktown (CV-5), from design and construction to the battles of Coral Sea and Midway"@en ;
   schema:productID "1005665996" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780764352881> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1005665996> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Meeting/coral_sea_battle_of_the_1942> # Coral Sea, Battle of the (1942)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Coral Sea, Battle of the (1942)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Meeting/midway_battle_of_1942> # Midway, Battle of (1942)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Midway, Battle of (1942)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Meeting/world_war_1939_1945> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Organization/yorktown_aircraft_carrier_cv_5> # Yorktown (Aircraft carrier : CV-5)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Yorktown (Aircraft carrier : CV-5)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Person/doyle_david> # David Doyle
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Doyle" ;
   schema:givenName "David" ;
   schema:name "David Doyle" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Place/pacific_ocean_coral_sea> # Pacific Ocean--Coral Sea.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Pacific Ocean--Coral Sea." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Series/legends_of_warfare_naval> # Legends of warfare - naval
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1005665996> ; # USS Yorktown (CV-5), from design and construction to the battles of Coral Sea and Midway
   schema:name "Legends of warfare - naval" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/coral_sea_battle_of_the_1942> # Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/midway_battle_of_1942> # Midway, Battle of, 1942
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Midway, Battle of, 1942"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/military_operations_aerial_american> # Military operations, Aerial--American
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Military operations, Aerial--American"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/military_operations_naval_american> # Military operations, Naval--American
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Military operations, Naval--American"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_aerial_operations_american> # World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4534856639#Topic/world_war_1939_1945_naval_operations_american> # World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780764352881>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0764352881" ;
   schema:isbn "9780764352881" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1005665996>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1005665996> ; # USS Yorktown (CV-5), from design and construction to the battles of Coral Sea and Midway
   schema:dateModified "2018-11-07" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.