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The Resource Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of the SS city of Benares, Deborah Heiligman

Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of the SS city of Benares, Deborah Heiligman

Label
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of the SS city of Benares
Title
Torpedoed
Title remainder
the true story of the World War II sinking of the SS city of Benares
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Heiligman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From award-winning author Deborah Heiligman comes a true account of the attack and sinking of the passenger ship SS City of Benares, which was evacuating children from England during WWII. Amid the constant rain of German bombs and the escalating violence of World War II, British parents by the thousands chose to send their children out of the country: the wealthy, independently; the poor, through a government relocation program called CORB. In September 1940, passenger liner SS City of Benares set out in a convoy of nineteen ships sailing for Canada. On board were ninety CORB children, chaperones, and crew, along with paying passengers. When the war ships escorting the Benares to safe waters peeled off and the way forward seemed certain, a German submarine attacked and torpedoed the Benares. What followed is an amazing example of all that people are capable of'the worst, and the best
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
RECBC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heiligman, Deborah
Dewey number
940.54293
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
7 years and up
LC call number
D772.C46
LC item number
H45 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
  • history
  • biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Marisa Calin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Calin, Marisa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City of Benares (Ship)
  • City of Benares (Ship)
  • Evacuation of civilians (1939-1945 : World War)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Shipwrecks
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Children
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Shipwrecks
  • Great Britain
  • North Atlantic Ocean
Target audience
juvenile
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of the SS city of Benares, Deborah Heiligman
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250233905
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
Z100145768
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
50A61C87-11F9-4D00-A308-D8DA849C48AC
System control number
(OCoLC)1120995983
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of the SS city of Benares, Deborah Heiligman
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250233905
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
Z100145768
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
50A61C87-11F9-4D00-A308-D8DA849C48AC
System control number
(OCoLC)1120995983
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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