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Author Moore, Stephen L.

Title Pacific payback : the carrier aviators who avenged Pearl Harbor at the Battle of Midway / Stephen L. Moore.

Publication Info. New York : NAL Caliber, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Southington Library - Adult  940.5426 MOO    DUE 10-12-23
Description viii, 436 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [381]-424) and index.
Contents "We would have one helluva celebration" -- "Our world was shattered" -- The stuff -- "I was really upset" -- "We lost as much as we gained" -- Island raiders -- Arrival of the "new boys" -- "Something big was in the works" -- "God, this is it!" -- Five minutes of glory -- The deadly flights home -- The Japanese strike back -- The flying dragon strike -- "The little devil was most difficult to hit" -- "I wish I had just one more bomb".
Summary Describes the fearless crew of the USS Enterprise whose offensive blow in the Marshall Islands against the Japanese led the turning of the tide during World War II.
Subject Midway, Battle of, 1942.
United States. Navy. Bombing Squadron Six.
United States. Navy. Scouting Squadron Six.
Dauntless (Dive bomber)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6)
ISBN 9780451465528
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