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Geology of the Lake Superior Region

Laberge, Gene L.

ISBN 10: 0553802577 / ISBN 13: 9780553802573
Published by Penokean Press, Oshkosh WI, 1994
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Accurate, complete and current book on the geology and landforms of the Upper Midwest. Examples, photos, maps and diagrams, 313 pages. Size: 6 x 9 ". Bookseller Inventory # 9868

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Title: Geology of the Lake Superior Region

Publisher: Penokean Press, Oshkosh WI

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:As New

Edition: Reprinting of Earlier Edition.

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“This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can.”

With these words, Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel B. Roberts on the morning of October 25, 1944, off the Philippine Island of Samar. On the horizon loomed the mightiest ships of the Japanese navy, a massive fleet that represented the last hope of a staggering empire. All that stood between it and Douglas MacArthur’s vulnerable invasion force were the Roberts and the other small ships of a tiny American flotilla poised to charge into history.

In the tradition of the #1 New York Times bestseller Flags of Our Fathers, James D. Hornfischer paints an unprecedented portrait of the Battle of Samar, a naval engagement unlike any other in U.S. history—and captures with unforgettable intensity the men, the strategies, and the sacrifices that turned certain defeat into a legendary victory.

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James D. Hornfischer is a writer, literary agent, and former book editor. The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors, his first book, won the 2004 Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and their three children.

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