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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour (Library edition)

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On the morning of October 25, 1944, a pivotal moment in the history of the Pacific Theater during World War II began: the Battle off Samar. At stake was General Douglas MacArthur's return to the Philippines and the destruction of the Japanese supply lines; in order for this to happen, the Navy would have to clear the way for the landing of American troops. The bulk of the American naval forces, however, had been decoyed to the north of Leyte Gulf by a clever Japanese plan. As a result, the remaining U.S. ships had to stand ...

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0736697489

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9780736697484

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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
2005, Bantam, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780553381481

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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
2004, Bantam, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780553802573

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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
2004, Random House Large Print Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375432958

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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
2004, Books on Tape

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