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Author Crew, Thomas E., 1957-

Title Combat loaded : across the Pacific on the USS Tate / Thomas E. Crew
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 232 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Texas A & M University military history series ; 108
Texas A & M University military history series ; 108
Contents 1. Mobilization: Awaken a sleeping giant -- 2. Across the Pacific: Gold bars on your shoulders -- 3. The Philippines: This Is no Goddamned drill! -- 4. Kerama Retto: Ours to hold it high -- 5. Okinawa: For those in peril on the Sea -- 6. In Floating Reserve: We slept at our guns -- 7. Combat loaded: The entire beach seemed to be on fire -- 8. Ie Shima: Forge a ring of steel -- 9. Crossing the line: Peace-lovin' civilian -- 10. The Golden Gate: A virgin visits Frisco -- 11. Chinese odyssey: Mighty sick of the Pacific -- 12. Magic carpet: Now he's waiting for me -- Epilogue: You may never know -- Apendixes: A. USS Tate (AKA-70) Organization ; B. Josephine goes to sea on the USS Tate ; C. Index of World War II Attack Cargo Ships (AKA)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-221) and index
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Subject Tate (Ship)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006014330
ISBN 1603444904 (ebook)
9781603444903 (ebook)