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Author Name:    NEWELL, Gordon & Allan E. SMITH SMITH, Allan E.

Title:   Mighty Mo : The U.S.S. Missouri - A Biography of the Last Battleship. 3rd Bonanza pr in dj

Publisher:    Bonanza, 1969, 

Seller ID:   90607

NEWELL, Gordon & Vice Admiral Allan E. Smith, usn (ret.). Mighty Mo : The U.S.S. Missouri - A Biography of the Last Battleship. N.Y.: Bonanza Books, n.d. [1970s?]. Second Bonanza Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-190,(2). Illustrated in black and white. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with black lettering to spine. "You can feel the surge and power in this great battleship and be with the officers and men that took her to the Caroline Islands in the invasion of Iwo Jima. You can feel her loss of dignity when she ran aground in Chesapeake Bay, the shock and shudder when in operation Ten-Go one of the Kamikaze raiders crahed on her starboard side, the joyous feeling of peace when World War II ended on her deck, and you can feel the loneliness of retirement." - from the dj. Contents: 1. Heritage of the Past; 2. Protecting the Fast Carriers; 3. Kamikaze!; 4. At Anchor in Tokyo Bay; 5. The Great and Wonderful Ship; 6. U.S.S. Missouri Has Gone Half a Mile Inland; 7. How Do You Move the RCA Building?; 8. The Enemy Positions are Pulverized; 9. Sweep, For Humanity's Sake, Sweep; 10. Mighty Even in Mothballs. Vg in dj. 22.00


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