The Resource Cruise Of The Lanikai : Incitement To War, Kemp Tolley

Cruise Of The Lanikai : Incitement To War, Kemp Tolley

Label
Cruise Of The Lanikai : Incitement To War
Title
Cruise Of The Lanikai
Title remainder
Incitement To War
Statement of responsibility
Kemp Tolley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In early December 1941 in the Philippines, a young Navy ensign named Kemp Tolley was given his first ship command, an old 76-foot schooner that had once served as a movie prop in John Ford's "The Hurricane." Crewed mostly by Filipinos who did not speak English and armed with a cannon that had last seen service in the Spanish-American War, the Lanikai was under top-secret presidential orders to sail south into waters where the Japanese fleet was thought to be. Ostensibly the crew was to spy on Japanese naval movements, but to Tolley it was clear that their mission was to create an incident that would provoke war. Events overtook the plan, however, when Pearl Harbor was bombed before the Lanikai could get underway. When Bataan and Corregidor fell, she was ordered to set sail for Australia and became one of the few U.S. naval vessels to escape the Philippines. In this book Tolley tells the saga of her great adventure during these grim, early days of the war and makes history come alive as he regales the reader with details of the operation and an explanation of President Roosevelt's order. Tolley's description of their escape in Japanese warship-infested waters ranks with the best of sea tales, and few will be able to forget the Lanikai's 4,000-mile, three-month odyssey
Cataloging source
RECBK
Dewey number
940.5425
Index
no index present
LC call number
D774.L33
LC item number
T655 2014
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Cruise Of The Lanikai : Incitement To War, Kemp Tolley
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 18, 2016)
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn947057101
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612512235
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00649402
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29546254
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)947057101
  • pebc1612512232

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