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Summary µ The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook “This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected We will do what damage we canâ€With these words Lieutenant Commander Robert W Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel B Roberts on the morning of October 25 1944 off the Philippine Island of Samar On the h. 5 Battle Stars There are few books that will impact you physically as well as mentally This is one of them I sit drained and awe inspired Hornfischer will take you into the heart of this final major sea battle off the coast of the Philippine Islands a battle that should have been a slaughter of American ships by a vastly powerful Japanese force But a small force of destroyersdestroyer escorts and swirling naval air attacked and attacked and attacked until the Japanese force finally withdrew The writing is so intense I had to take breaks Even after the battle the American survivors fight to survive for 3 nights and 2 days when the rescue forces go to the wrong location This surface battle and the naval air battle overhead filled me with awe at the sheer courage displayed I can t think of another battle history that exceeds the power of this story All time best book

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Summary µ The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Of the #1 New York Times bestseller Flags of Our Fathers James D Hornfischer paints an unprecedented portrait of the Battle of Samar a naval engagement unlike any other in US history—and captures with unforgettable intensity the men the strategies and the sacrifices that turned certain defeat into a legendary victo. As a former crew member of the HOEL DDG 13 the history surrounding the desperate battle at Samar is of great interest This book captures the extreme peril that was accepted and overcome by the fearless Captains and their crews Makes one realize that we owe a great debt to the greatest generation that we may never be able to repay

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Summary µ The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Orizon loomed the mightiest ships of the Japanese navy a massive fleet that represented the last hope of a staggering empire All that stood between it and Douglas MacArthur’s vulnerable invasion force were the Roberts and the other small ships of a tiny American flotilla poised to charge into historyIn the tradition. Exceptional story of courageMy father served in the Navy in World War II Reading this gave me an idea of what he faced as a 17 year old shipped out to the Pacific Well worth the time to read and appreciate


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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] EBOOK DOWNLOAD Read ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ê James D. Hornfischer The history of the U S Navy contains many stories of great valor from Stephen Decatur burning the frigate PHILADELPHIA in the harbor at Tripoli through David Dixon Porter running the gauntlet of Confederate batteries at Vicksburg to the attack of Torpedo Suadron 8 at Midway but few compare to the actions of USS JOHNSTON and USS HOEL off Samar in 1944 Commander Ernest E Evans demonstrated the “conspicuous gal

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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] EBOOK DOWNLOAD My grandfather was in this battle on the USS Hoel He was a survivor I've had the HONOR and OPPORTUNITY in meeting

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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] EBOOK DOWNLOAD As a former crew member of the HOEL DDG 13 the history surrounding the desperate battle at Samar is of great interest This

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  • Hardcover
  • 499
  • The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
  • James D. Hornfischer
  • English
  • 10 September 2020
  • 9780553802573