The Resource Hellcats, Peter Sasgen, (eaudio)

Hellcats, Peter Sasgen, (eaudio)

Label
Hellcats
Title
Hellcats
Statement of responsibility
Peter Sasgen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The incredible true story of nine Hellcat submarines assigned to penetrate the dense minefields protecting the sea of Japan. In 1945-with no knowledge of the development of the atomic bomb- American submarine commanders, desperate to avoid an invasion of the home islands, believed that if the Japanese merchant fleet was sunk, the enemy would be forced to surrender. The problem: the ships were protected in the Sea of Japan from American submarines by a seemingly impenetrable barrier of deadly minefields. For the first time, Peter Sasgen tells the gripping story of Operation Barney, a mission in which nine submarines, nicknamed Hellcats, were tasked with the impossibleget through the underwater mines and decimate the enemy fleet. Success would hinge on a new experimental sonar system that would, with luck, guide American submarines safely past the mines. Drawing on original documents and the poignant personal letters of one brave Hellcat commander, Sasgen crafts a classic naval tale of the heroic submariners and one of World War IIs most ambitious and dangerous missions
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Sasgen, Peter
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Grover Gardner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gardner, Grover
  • hoopla digital
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Operation Barney, 1945
  • Sonar
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Hellcats, Peter Sasgen, (eaudio)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 35 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781608147854
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11030508
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11030508
System control number
MWT11030508
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Hellcats, Peter Sasgen, (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
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 35 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781608147854
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
MWT11030508
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11030508
System control number
MWT11030508
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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