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Danger's hour : the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her / Maxwell Taylor Kennedy.

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  • ISBN: 9780743260800 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0743260805 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 515 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.

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General Note: Map on endpapers.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-495) and index.
Summary, etc.: Drawing on years of research and firsthand interviews with both American and Japanese survivors, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy draws a gripping portrait of men bravely serving their countries in war and the advent of a terrifying new weapon, suicide bombing, that nearly halted the most powerful nation in the world. In the closing months of World War II, Americans found themselves facing a new weapon: kamikazes--the first men to use airplanes as suicide weapons. By the beginning of 1945, facing imminent invasion, Japan turned to its most idealistic young men and demanded of them the greatest sacrifice. On May 11, 1945, days after Germany's surrender, the USS Bunker Hill--with thousands of crewmen and the most sophisticated naval technology available--was 70 miles off the coast of Okinawa when pilot Kiyoshi Ogawa flew his plane into the ship, killing 393 Americans in the worst suicide attack against America until September 11.--From publisher description.
Subject: Bunker Hill (Aircraft carrier : CV-17)
World War, 1939-1945 > Regimental histories > United States.
World War, 1939-1945 > Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Pacific Ocean.

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