The Resource Bringing back a hero : [return of LST 325, 2000-2001], by Robert D. Jornlin

Bringing back a hero : [return of LST 325, 2000-2001], by Robert D. Jornlin

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Bringing back a hero : [return of LST 325, 2000-2001]
Title
Bringing back a hero
Title remainder
[return of LST 325, 2000-2001]
Statement of responsibility
by Robert D. Jornlin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follows twenty-nine American Navy veterans, whose average age was 72, as they find, restore, and attempt to sail a 58-year-old WWII Landing Ship Tank from Greece back to the United States to become a permanent war memorial
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
IEP
Dewey number
  • 359.3/256
  • 940.545973
  • 623.825/60904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Bringing back a hero : [return of LST 325, 2000-2001], by Robert D. Jornlin
Label
Bringing back a hero : [return of LST 325, 2000-2001], by Robert D. Jornlin
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
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Contents
Part one: Boneyard to operation: Men of steel for a steel ship ; My one incredible trip ; Souda Bay, Crete, Greece ; One percent ready to sail ; How did I get into this mess? ; A mutiny of sorts ; Captain takes command ; Main engines rumble to life ; Normal routine after 1700 ; A party for the Greeks ; Success and trouble ; Health problems surface ; Sea trial ; State Department stalls ; LST 325 becomes a pirate ship ; Swashbuckling crew takes the pirate ship ; Dry dock and transfer papers arrive -- Part two: The voyage: A day that will live in infamy ; The LST tries to become a submarine ; Crossing the Mediterranean Sea ; Big welcome in Gibraltar ; The CNO orders more diesel fuel ; Heading out into harms way ; Half way across ; The LST enters Nassau as a US Naval ship ; Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! ; The 'Iron Marvel' has the bit in her teeth ; American hero back home
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ocn900280516
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
270 p.
Isbn
9780990749233
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Note
WA : 2015-03-06
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)900280516

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