Battleship Oklahoma, BB-37

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University of Oklahoma Press, 2008 - History - 256 pages
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"On a quiet Sunday morning in 1941, a ship designed to keep the peace was suddenly attacked. This book tells the remarkable story of a battleship, its brave crew, and how their lives were intertwined." "Phister weaves the personal narratives of surviving crewmen with the necessary technical information to recreate the attack and demonstrate the full scope of its devastation. Captured Japanese photographs and dozens of historic U.S. Navy photographs deepen our understanding of this monumental event. Raised after the attack, the Oklahoma sank again while being towed stateside and now rests on the ocean floor, 540 miles northeast of Oahu."--BOOK JACKET.

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This book is the most complete accounting of the U.S.S. Oklahoma, from her christening in 1914 to her final loss at sea in 1947 after being salvaged from Pearl Harbor and subsequently decommissioned ... Read full review

Contents

Oklahomas Genesis
3
Life on the Oklahoma
14
Oklahomas First Mission
23
Copyright

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