The Resource All brave sailors, J. Revell Carr, (eaudio)

All brave sailors, J. Revell Carr, (eaudio)

Label
All brave sailors
Title
All brave sailors
Statement of responsibility
J. Revell Carr
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the darkness before moonrise on the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast on August 21, 1940, the night erupted in a fusillade of bullets and shells. The victim was a stalwart English tramp steamer, Anglo Saxon, part of the lifeline that was keeping besieged England in supplies. The attacker appeared to be a merchant ship from a neutral country. As it neared its prey, the German raider dropped its disguise, unmasked its hidden armament and destroyed the target ship with an overwhelming force. Only seven of the forty-one man crew of Anglo Saxon managed to escape in a small boat. Seventy days later two of them stumbled ashore in the Bahamas, half dead. This riveting account of the sailors' ordeal reveals how first the badly wounded and then the less strong died and were thrown over the side of a fragile boat carrying meager supplies. As the two survivors reached the Bahamas, the Widder arrived in occupied France, her murderous voyage over. Her captain, Hellmuth von Ruckteschell, who had sunk twenty-five ships, was eventually tried as a war criminal. All Brave Sailors - a story of heroism, brutality, and survival - tells the story of merchant marine ships fighting against great odds in the early days of the War
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carr, J. Revell
Dewey number
940.54293
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Ready by George Wilson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilson, George
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anglo-Saxon (Steamer)
  • Widder (Cruiser)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
All brave sailors, J. Revell Carr, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
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Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743540964
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11639525
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11639525
System control number
MWT11639525
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
All brave sailors, J. Revell Carr, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743540964
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11639525
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11639525
System control number
MWT11639525
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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