The Resource Swift, Silent, and Deadly : Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945

Swift, Silent, and Deadly : Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945

Label
Swift, Silent, and Deadly : Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945
Title
Swift, Silent, and Deadly
Title remainder
Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An experienced reconnaissance Marine officer, Bruce Meyers paints a colorful and accurate picture of the special recon landings that preceded every major amphibious operation in the Pacific War. Credited with saving countless lives, these Marine scouts went in stealthily at night from submarines, PT boats, Catalinas, and high-speed transports. Swift, silent, and deadly, they landed on more than two hundred enemy beaches, from Tarawa to Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa to collect intelligence on potential landing sites. They measured water depths, charted coral heads, gathered soil sampl
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 940.54
  • 940.54/5
Index
no index present
LC call number
D767.9
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Swift, Silent, and Deadly : Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. In the Beginning; 2. The Units; 3. Tools of the Trade; 4. Training; 5. The Solomon Islands; 6. The Gilbert Islands; 7. The Marshall Islands; 8. The Marianas; 9. Peleliu and the Palaus; 10. The Volcano Islands and Iwo Jima; 11. The Ryukyu Islands and Okinawa; Conclusion; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn865331343
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515021
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1a7aad15-66cd-4e03-b908-221d98809ba4
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29555863
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)865331343
  • pebc1612515029

Library Locations

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