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For crew and country : the inspirational true story of bravery and sacrifice aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts / John Wukovits.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 940.54 WUK (Text) 32604000202008 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Schricker Main Library 940.5425 WUK (Text) 30032010603170 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780312681890 :
  • ISBN: 0312681895 :
  • Physical Description: xviii, 349 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-334) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Formation of a crew -- "You are now a member of a great fighting team" -- The ship "Looked awful damn small" -- "Our war began" -- In the Pacific -- "We are doing something for the war effort" -- "We were not to be trifled with" -- The battle -- "We weren't supposed to have no surface engagement!" -- "Look at that little DE committing suicide" -- "Boys, take off your hats. there goes a good ship" -- "Such a helpless, useless feeling" -- Samar's aftermath -- "They did not die in vain" -- "A bond that will stand all time".
Citation/References Note: PW 11/19/2012
Kirkus 11/15/2012
Subject: Samuel B. Roberts (Destroyer Escort)
Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944.
World War, 1939-1945 > Naval operations, American.

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