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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

Label
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
Creator
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Klobuchar, Richard P
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ward (Destroyer)
  • Ward (Destroyer)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military campaigns
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Seekrieg
  • Ward (Schiff)
  • Weltkrieg (1939-1945)
  • Pacific Ocean
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://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip064/2005035204.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 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
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 268 pages
Isbn
9780786423842
Lccn
2005035204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm62509175
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://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip064/2005035204.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 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
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 268 pages
Isbn
9780786423842
Lccn
2005035204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm62509175

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