The last stand of the tin can sailors

Title The last stand of the tin can sailors
Names Hornfischer, James D.
Book Number DB058064
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Chronicles the October 1944 battle off Samar when an American naval escort unit supporting General MacArthur's liberation of the Philippines engaged overwhelming Japanese forces with little hope of reinforcement or victory. Minute-by-minute account drawn from interviews with survivors and official documents describes the valiant efforts of outgunned sailors and airmen. Some strong language. 2004.
Narrator Williams, Jake.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
War (Non-Fiction) - WNF
History - Modern World - HWO
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Contains strong language.
LC Subject Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944
World War, 1939-1945 - Naval operations, American
Call Number 940.5425995 ANF
Language English
Released 2004
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2004 (AFB, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Bantam Books, c2004. 0553802577
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