The Resource The metal life car : the inventor, the impostor, and the business of lifesaving, George E. Buker

The metal life car : the inventor, the impostor, and the business of lifesaving, George E. Buker

Label
The metal life car : the inventor, the impostor, and the business of lifesaving
Title
The metal life car
Title remainder
the inventor, the impostor, and the business of lifesaving
Statement of responsibility
George E. Buker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CCO
Dewey number
  • 623.88/87092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
VK1461
LC item number
.B85 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The metal life car : the inventor, the impostor, and the business of lifesaving, George E. Buker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-176) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
Contents
The origin of Francis' metallic lifeboats -- The metallic life car and the U.S. Life-saving Service -- Metallic boats for the U.S. Army -- The Third Seminole War: strategy and tactics -- Metal army pontoon wagon bodies -- Francis' European associates -- Back home -- The Impostor -- Retirement and challenges -- The perfidious Captain Douglass Ottinger, USRMS -- Reactions to Ottinger's charges -- The Forty-ninth Congress and beyond -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn567999105
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (182 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817380373
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24417361
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)567999105
  • pebcs0817316086

Library Locations

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