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Author Crew, Thomas E., 1957-

Title Combat loaded : across the Pacific on the USS Tate / Thomas E. Crew
Edition 1st ed
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)
Summary "The first authoritative history of any of the nearly 350 attack transports or attack cargo ships of World War II, Combat Loaded: Across the Pacific on the USS Tate contains gripping combat narratives alongside the sometimes heartwarming, sometimes tragic details of daily life on board the ships of Transport Squadron 17 during the waning days of World War II."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-221) and index
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Subject Tate (Ship)
Tate (Ship)
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
HISTORY -- Military -- World War II.
Military campaigns
Military operations, Naval -- American
Regimental histories
Transportation
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean
United States
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006014330
ISBN 9781603444903
1603444904
1299052398
9781299052390