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Saving Big Ben

John R. Satterfield

Saving Big Ben

the USS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O"Callahan

by John R. Satterfield

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military chaplains,
  • Franklin (Aircraft carrier),
  • American Personal narratives,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Jesuits,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesUSS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O"Callahan
    StatementJohn R. Satterfield
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD774.F7 S38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25287734M
    ISBN 109781591148081
    LC Control Number2011023452

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