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The Mathews men : seven brothers and the war against Hitler's U-boats / William Geroux.

Geroux, William, author. (Author).
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  • 22 of 24 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 9780525428152
  • ISBN: 0525428151
  • Physical Description: ix, 390 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-375) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A gift from the predators -- Born to the water -- The Devil's shovel -- Missing -- Professional survivors -- "Off Hatteras the tankers sink" -- Killing ground to battleground -- "Avoid polar bear liver" -- Catastrophe -- "Please don't tell me" -- Counterattack -- The conveyor belt -- War's end -- Legacy -- The Mathews men and women.
Summary, etc.: The German U-Boat war against American merchant men was deadly and dramatic-- in World War II, the U.S. Merchant Marine had twice the fatality rate of the U.S. Navy. William Geroux has unearthed a fascinating tale of one small coastal town caught in the thick of the fight, and he tells it with a sharp reporter's eye and a real feel for the heroic men who went down to the sea in ships.
Subject: Hodges family.
World War, 1939-1945 > Naval operations > Submarine.
World War, 1939-1945 > Naval operations, German.
Submarines (Ships) > Germany > History > 20th century.
Merchant mariners > United States > Biography.
Brothers > Virginia > Mathews > Biography.
Atlantic Coast (U.S.) > History, Naval > 20th century.
Mathews (Va.) > History, Naval > 20th century.
Mathews (Va.) > Biography.
HISTORY / Military / World War II.

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