The Men of the Gambier Bay

The Men of the Gambier Bay

by Edwin Palmer Hoyt

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780839757900
Publisher: Eriksson, Paul S. Publisher
Publication date: 12/01/1979
Pages: 254

Table of Contents

Introductionxi
1.The War3
2.The Ship14
3.The Captain20
4.The Crew24
5.The Pilots31
6.VC-1036
7.Shakeup41
8.Shakedown49
9.The First Casualty58
10.VC-10 Finds a Ship63
11.War Zone71
12.The Hot-Shot Pilots78
13.Pearl84
14.Saipan89
15.Beachhead Secured101
16.The Enemy Bites109
17.War-wearies117
18.The Five-fingered Salute122
19.The End of the Action129
20.On to Tinian132
21.Tinian139
22.The New Captain145
23.The Palaus151
24.Invasion160
25.October 24, 1944168
26.Night of Tension175
27."Kee-rist, Look at Those Pagodas ..."182
28.First Blood188
29.Under Fire198
30.Abandon Ship!208
31.In the Water217
32.The Rescue226
33.The Survivors236
Appendix243
Notes245
Bibliography248
Index249

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