The Resource The USS Ward : an operational history of the ship that fired the first American shot of World War II, Richard P. Klobuchar ; forewords by Kenneth C. Swedberg and Guy E. Thompson

The USS Ward : an operational history of the ship that fired the first American shot of World War II, Richard P. Klobuchar ; forewords by Kenneth C. Swedberg and Guy E. Thompson

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The USS Ward : an operational history of the ship that fired the first American shot of World War II
Title
The USS Ward
Title remainder
an operational history of the ship that fired the first American shot of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Richard P. Klobuchar ; forewords by Kenneth C. Swedberg and Guy E. Thompson
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From confrontation at Pearl Harbor through the Ward's last mission in the Philippines, this ship's history gives a detailed account of the life and times of the USS Ward and her crew of 125 men, 82 of whom were naval reservists from St. Paul, Minnesota. This work provides a description of the Ward's service during World War II"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D774.W24
LC item number
K66 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The USS Ward : an operational history of the ship that fired the first American shot of World War II, Richard P. Klobuchar ; forewords by Kenneth C. Swedberg and Guy E. Thompson
Label
The USS Ward : an operational history of the ship that fired the first American shot of World War II, Richard P. Klobuchar ; forewords by Kenneth C. Swedberg and Guy E. Thompson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip064/2005035204.html
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A fighting ship is born -- Too late for war -- A ship and crew prepare for war -- Ward goes to sea -- First shot of the war -- Assault from the sky -- A difficult December -- Liberty -- First year at war -- Ward becomes an APD -- In the South Pacific at last -- Amphibious operations begin -- New Britain and New Guinea -- Leyte -- Destiny's date repeated
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ocm62509175
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Dimensions
26 cm.
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Extent
xi, 268 p.
Isbn
9780786423842
Isbn Type
(illustrated case : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005035204
Note
MIL : 2007-02-09.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780786423842
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