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6 edition of Battleship Sailors found in the catalog.

Battleship Sailors

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Chatham Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • 20th century,
  • Military,
  • Great Britain.,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Royal Navy,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Great Britain,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • Naval operations, British,
  • Warspite (Battleship)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8631002M
    ISBN 101861761511
    ISBN 109781861761514

    Book: All Authors / Contributors: Philip Kaplan. Find more information about: ISBN: -- Between the wars -- The Battle of the River Plate -- A date which will live in infamy -- Big guns -- Bismarck -- Battleship sailors -- Battleship construction -- The new capital ship -- Scharnhorst and. Joe Rosato is an author with much information and experience in the military. Rosato has been enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served as a Helmsman and Lee Helmsman in the Vietnam War. He is also currently a volunteer, tour guide and liaison to the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Continued.


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This is an extremely well-written account of an enlisted servicemembers account of living on a Battleship (USS California) during the time before and during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. The author is unique in that he delves into the personal life affairs of a small group of sailors who he had been in association with/5.

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While Mason delivers a front-row account of his harrowing experiences during the raid, he also provides a social and cultural view of his life in the Navy/5(28).

Vigorous and highly readable, this portrait of the enlisted man's life aboard Battleship Sailors book U.S. battleship California depicts the devastation at Pearl Harbor from the hazardous vantage point of the open "birdbath" atop the mainmast.

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The story first appeared inin letters of. Battleship Sailors by Plevy, Harry. Chatham Publishing Company, Hardcover. Good. Book is in good condition with minor blemishes on the cover.

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