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Author Harding, Stephen, 1952- author.

Title The castaway's war : one man's battle against Imperial Japan / Stephen Harding.

Publication Info. Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 East Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - EMPG-1  940.5426 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Franklin Grove PL Stacks - FGLY-12  940.54 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-1  940.54265 HAR    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Roll tide -- Taking ship -- War among the islands -- On a collision course -- Death by long lance -- Adrift in Kula Gulf -- Cast upon a hostile shore -- Alone among enemies -- Back in the war -- Back to the world -- Congress, television, and the silver screen.
Summary "Presents the story of Lieutenant Hugh Barr Miller, who was marooned on a South Pacific island and waged a one-man war against Japanese forces. By the author of The New York Times best-seller The Last Battle,"--NoveList.
Subject Miller, Hugh Barr, Jr., 1910-1978.
Strong (Destroyer : DD-467)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- New Georgia.
Sailors -- United States -- Biography.
Shipwreck survival -- Solomon Islands -- New Georgia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
New Georgia (Solomon Islands) -- History, Military.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Title One man's battle against Imperial Japan
ISBN 9780306823404 (hardcover)
0306823403 (hardcover)

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