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The Resource The sinking of the Lisbon Maru : Britain's forgotten wartime tragedy, Tony Banham

The sinking of the Lisbon Maru : Britain's forgotten wartime tragedy, Tony Banham

Label
The sinking of the Lisbon Maru : Britain's forgotten wartime tragedy
Title
The sinking of the Lisbon Maru
Title remainder
Britain's forgotten wartime tragedy
Statement of responsibility
Tony Banham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Almost 2,000 British Prisoners of War were aboard the Japanese freighter Lisbon Maru when an American submarine torpedoed and sank her in October 1942. This book tells the story of those men, from the fighting in Hong Kong, through the sinking, and for some, to liberation and beyond. Although never previously studied in any depth, the sinking of the Lisbon Maru was the most costly American on British ""Friendly Fire"" incident of the Second World War. Of the 4,500 of Hong Kong's garrison who perished during the war, 1,000 died directly or indirectly from this sinking. From American, British, H
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Banham, Tony
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lisbon Maru (Ship)
  • Lisbon Maru (Ship)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Shipwrecks
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • HISTORY
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Prisoners of war
  • Shipwrecks
  • Great Britain
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Marine
  • Pazifikkrieg
  • Lisbon Maru
  • Schiffsuntergang
  • Britischer Kriegsgefangener
  • USA
Label
The sinking of the Lisbon Maru : Britain's forgotten wartime tragedy, Tony Banham
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-287) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Illustrations; Abbreviations; Dramatis Personae; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 -- Introduction; 2 -- The Loss of Hong Kong; 3 -- Prisoners of War: Hong Kong, 1942; 4 -- The Ship: Lisbon Maru; 5 -- The Boat: USS Grouper; 6 -- "Hot, Straight and Normal!": 1 October; 7 -- "Abandon Ship!": 2 October, a.m.; 8 -- The Long Swim: 2 October, p.m.; 9 -- Survival and Death: 3 and 4 October; 10 -- Shanghai: 5 and 6 October; 11 -- Back at Sea: 7 to 9 October; 12 -- Japan: 10 October; 13 -- Prisoners of War: Japan, 1942 to 1943; 14 -- Prisoners of War: Japan, 1944 to 1945; 15 -- Liberation; 16 -- Reunion
Control code
ocn667292728
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789882203662
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2bqrwh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667292728
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The sinking of the Lisbon Maru : Britain's forgotten wartime tragedy, Tony Banham
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-287) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Illustrations; Abbreviations; Dramatis Personae; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 -- Introduction; 2 -- The Loss of Hong Kong; 3 -- Prisoners of War: Hong Kong, 1942; 4 -- The Ship: Lisbon Maru; 5 -- The Boat: USS Grouper; 6 -- "Hot, Straight and Normal!": 1 October; 7 -- "Abandon Ship!": 2 October, a.m.; 8 -- The Long Swim: 2 October, p.m.; 9 -- Survival and Death: 3 and 4 October; 10 -- Shanghai: 5 and 6 October; 11 -- Back at Sea: 7 to 9 October; 12 -- Japan: 10 October; 13 -- Prisoners of War: Japan, 1942 to 1943; 14 -- Prisoners of War: Japan, 1944 to 1945; 15 -- Liberation; 16 -- Reunion
Control code
ocn667292728
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789882203662
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2bqrwh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)667292728
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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