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Author Wukovits, John F., 1944-

Title Hell from the heavens : the epic story of the USS Laffey and World War II's greatest kamikaze attack / John F. Wukovits. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. The Normandy training ground -- The formation of a crew -- Off Normandy's shores -- To the Pacific -- Part II. Into Pacific combat -- Kamikazes stage a terrifying introduction -- North from the Philippines -- Part III. Hell from the heavens -- First days at Okinawa -- The triumph of Laffey's gunners -- Agony on the afterdeck -- Defying the odds -- A lasting legacy.
Subject Laffey (Ship)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese.
Japan. Kaigun. Kamikaze Tokubetsu Kōgekitai.
Kamikaze pilots -- Japan.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Wukovits, John F., 1944- Hell from the heavens 9780306823244 (DLC) 2014042127 (OCoLC)884814507
ISBN 9780306823251 electronic bk.
030682325X electronic bk.
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