The Resource In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109, Iain Martin, (eaudio)

In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109, Iain Martin, (eaudio)

Label
In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109
Title
In harm's way
Title remainder
JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109
Statement of responsibility
Iain Martin
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
A thrilling true survival story that follows one of America's most beloved presidents, John F. Kennedy, as he fought to save his crew after a deadly shipwreck in the Pacific during World War II. In September 1941, young Jack Kennedy was appointed an Ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve. After completing training and eager to serve, he volunteered for combat duty in the Pacific and was appointed commander of PT 109. On August 2, 1943, Kennedy's PT 109 and two others were on a night mission to ambush an enemy supply convoy when they were surprised by a massive Japanese destroyer. The unsuspecting Americans had only seconds to react as the Japanese captain turned his ship to ram directly into Kennedy's. PT 109 was cut in half by the collision, killing two of Kennedy's 12 crewmen and wounding several others in the explosion. In Harm's Way tells the gripping story of what happened next as JFK fought to save his surviving crew members who found themselves adrift in enemy waters
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Martin, Iain
Dewey number
940.54/26593/1
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Dan Bittner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bittner, Dan
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • PT-109 (Torpedo boat)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
juvenile
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not applicable
Label
In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109, Iain Martin, (eaudio)
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 34 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781338268676
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT12153452
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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12153452
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MWT12153452
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
In harm's way : JFK, World War II, and the heroic rescue of PT 109, Iain Martin, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 34 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781338268676
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12153452
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12153452
System control number
MWT12153452
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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