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Who created it? Freeman, Sally Mott, author.
What's it called? The Jersey brothers [large print] : a missing naval officer in the Pacific and his family's quest to bring him home / by Sally Mott Freeman.
Who published it? Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2017.
2017
Edition info! Large print edition.
Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Large Print Nonfiction  940.547252 Fre  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 901 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
large print. rda
Yea! More in this series! Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references.
What's in it? April 1942, Luzon, the Philippines -- Benny -- Helen -- Bill -- Cabanatuan, Spring 1942 -- White House Map Room, April 1942 -- This force is bound for Tokyo -- Barton, 1930-1941 -- The perils of escape and a little baseball -- A brother's burden: the search -- Midway -- Under siege: JN-25 -- To Davao: en avant! -- And then there was one: USS Enterprise versus Japan -- The other war: Army-Navy football -- Happy days at the penal colony -- Winter's grief -- Escape: crime and punishment -- Farewell to the White House -- A tale of atrocities -- August 1943: allied war summit, Quebec, Canada -- Revenge on the innocent and a covert plan -- Secrets inside the oxygen tent -- Hero of Bataan versus the War Department -- Bad tidings -- Politics in Brisbane -- Proceed to Kwajalein -- The best-laid plans -- Initiation at Saipan -- Decampment -- September 1944, lilac hedges -- Hopes dashed -- Setbacks -- Through a prism: MacArthur's return -- What Benny knew -- The Oryoko Maru -- End game in the Pacific -- A sailor's nightmare -- In the end, a question of casualties and sea power -- No peace at lilac hedges -- Final hours -- Epilogue.
What's it about? Documents the extraordinary story of three brothers in World War II, describing the rescue mission launched by the elder two when their youngest brother was declared missing in action in the Philippines.
Helpful subjects! Cross, Barton, 1918-1945.
Cross family.
Cross, Helen, 1883-1966.
Mott, William C., 1911-1997.
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines.
Prisoners of war -- Philippines -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisons and prisoners, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Philippines.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Washington (D.C.)
Large type books.
Other titles to try! Missing naval officer in the Pacific and his family's quest to bring him home
Special numbers! 9781410498649 (hardcover ; large print)
1410498646 (hardcover ; large print)
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