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The Resource The Mathews men : seven brothers and the war against Hitler's U-boats, William Geroux

The Mathews men : seven brothers and the war against Hitler's U-boats, William Geroux

Label
The Mathews men : seven brothers and the war against Hitler's U-boats
Title
The Mathews men
Title remainder
seven brothers and the war against Hitler's U-boats
Statement of responsibility
William Geroux
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The German U-Boat war against American merchant men was deadly and dramatic-- in World War II, the U.S. Merchant Marine had twice the fatality rate of the U.S. Navy. William Geroux has unearthed a fascinating tale of one small coastal town caught in the thick of the fight, and he tells it with a sharp reporter's eye and a real feel for the heroic men who went down to the sea in ships"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
JAI
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D781
LC item number
.G47 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Mathews men : seven brothers and the war against Hitler's U-boats, William Geroux
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A gift from the predators -- Born to the water -- The Devil's shovel -- Missing -- Professional survivors -- "Off Hatteras the tankers sink" -- Killing ground to battleground -- "Avoid polar bear liver" -- Catastrophe -- "Please don't tell me" -- Counterattack -- The conveyor belt -- War's end -- Legacy -- The Mathews men and women
Control code
946345731
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 390 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525428152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946345731
Label
The Mathews men : seven brothers and the war against Hitler's U-boats, William Geroux
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A gift from the predators -- Born to the water -- The Devil's shovel -- Missing -- Professional survivors -- "Off Hatteras the tankers sink" -- Killing ground to battleground -- "Avoid polar bear liver" -- Catastrophe -- "Please don't tell me" -- Counterattack -- The conveyor belt -- War's end -- Legacy -- The Mathews men and women
Control code
946345731
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 390 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780525428152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946345731

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