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The Mathews Men Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 19 April 2016
  • ISBN : 9780698184725
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 2 voters

The Mathews Men Book Summary/Review:

“Vividly drawn and emotionally gripping." —Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat From the author of The Ghost Ships of Archangel, one of the last unheralded heroic stories of World War II: the U-boat assault off the American coast against the men of the U.S. Merchant Marine who were supplying the European war, and one community’s monumental contribution to that effort Mathews County, Virginia, is a remote outpost on the Chesapeake Bay with little to offer except unspoiled scenery—but it sent an unusually large concentration of sea captains to fight in World War II. The Mathews Men tells that heroic story through the experiences of one extraordinary family whose seven sons (and their neighbors), U.S. merchant mariners all, suddenly found themselves squarely in the cross-hairs of the U-boats bearing down on the coastal United States in 1942. From the late 1930s to 1945, virtually all the fuel, food and munitions that sustained the Allies in Europe traveled not via the Navy but in merchant ships. After Pearl Harbor, those unprotected ships instantly became the U-boats’ prime targets. And they were easy targets—the Navy lacked the inclination or resources to defend them until the beginning of 1943. Hitler was determined that his U-boats should sink every American ship they could find, sometimes within sight of tourist beaches, and to kill as many mariners as possible, in order to frighten their shipmates into staying ashore. As the war progressed, men from Mathews sailed the North and South Atlantic, the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, the Mediterranean, the Indian Ocean, and even the icy Barents Sea in the Arctic Circle, where they braved the dreaded Murmansk Run. Through their experiences we have eyewitnesses to every danger zone, in every kind of ship. Some died horrific deaths. Others fought to survive torpedo explosions, flaming oil slicks, storms, shark attacks, mine blasts, and harrowing lifeboat odysseys—only to ship out again on the next boat as soon as they'd returned to safety. The Mathews Men shows us the war far beyond traditional battlefields—often the U.S. merchant mariners’ life-and-death struggles took place just off the U.S. coast—but also takes us to the landing beaches at D-Day and to the Pacific. “When final victory is ours,” General Dwight D. Eisenhower had predicted, “there is no organization that will share its credit more deservedly than the Merchant Marine.” Here, finally, is the heroic story of those merchant seamen, recast as the human story of the men from Mathews.

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The Mathews Men

The Mathews Men
  • Author : William Geroux
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • ISBN : 9780698184725
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“Vividly drawn and emotionally gripping." —Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat From the author of The Ghost Ships of Archangel, one of the last unheralded heroic stories of World War II: the U-boat assault off the American coast against the men of the U.S. Merchant Marine who were supplying the European war, and one community’s monumental contribution to that effort Mathews County, Virginia, is a remote outpost on the Chesapeake

Memoirs of Charles Mathews, Comedian

Memoirs of Charles Mathews, Comedian
  • Author : Anne Jackson Matthews
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1839
  • ISBN : MINN:31951002009561C
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An Appendix to the Unlearned Alchimist, [of R. Mathews] wherein is contained the true receipt of ... Matthew's Pill. With the ... nature and virtue of ... the Pill. [Preceded by an “Epistle to the Reader” by J. Loddington.]

An Appendix to the Unlearned Alchimist, [of R. Mathews] wherein is contained the true receipt of ... Matthew's Pill. With the ... nature and virtue of ... the Pill. [Preceded by an “Epistle to the Reader” by J. Loddington.]
  • Author : George KENDALL (M.A., Oxon.)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1664
  • ISBN : BL:A0020999908
GET THIS BOOKAn Appendix to the Unlearned Alchimist, [of R. Mathews] wherein is contained the true receipt of ... Matthew's Pill. With the ... nature and virtue of ... the Pill. [Preceded by an “Epistle to the Reader” by J. Loddington.]

Shailer Mathews's Lives of Jesus

Shailer Mathews's Lives of Jesus
  • Author : William D. Lindsey
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1997-11-20
  • ISBN : 0791435083
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Reappraises the work of Shailer Mathews, a leading but long-neglected theologian of the social gospel movement whose work prefigures contemporary liberation theologies.

Mrs. Mathews

Mrs. Mathews
  • Author : Frances Milton Trollope
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1851
  • ISBN : PRNC:32101067179455
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Reflections in Shattered Glass

Reflections in Shattered Glass
  • Author : Mark Scott
  • Publisher : Authors On Line Ltd
  • Release Date : 2001-10
  • ISBN : 0755200489
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Detective Bob McCaffey attempts to achieve fame by solving the high profile murder of an entertainment industry mogul, Burl Mathews. His investigation leads him into the murky world of promoters and money men, and nearly gets him killed. Before his search is over, Bob will face the dark side of his own ambition. his notoriously shady business deals. Bob, a Dallas police department detective who specializes in fraud cases, is assigned to lead the murder investigation. situation. Mathews had bullied

The Literary Life and Corrispondence of the Countess of Blessington R. R. Madden

The Literary Life and Corrispondence of the Countess of Blessington R. R. Madden
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1855
  • ISBN : IBNN:BNDON000960724
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The Strand Magazine

The Strand Magazine
  • Author : George Newnes, Limited
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1894
  • ISBN : UOM:39015056049417
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The Strand Magazine

The Strand Magazine
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1894
  • ISBN : UCAL:B2892351
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The Threat From Within

The Threat From Within
  • Author : Gilbert Lewis
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-12-11
  • ISBN : 9781646105007
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The Threat From Within By: Gilbert Lewis The ISIS high command is angry that the hostage operation has failed. They conclude that their main obstacle is the MI6 operative, Estella “Rose” Mathews. Rose and a combined team of British and French Special Forces successfully rescued the six hostages from England, France, and the United States. After the hostages were successfully rescued, ISIS now plans an attack using their western fighters. Again, these attacks are prevented by western intelligence agencies. ISIS

Investigation of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr

Investigation of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Assassinations
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1979
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105119605645
GET THIS BOOKInvestigation of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr

The Era Annual

The Era Annual
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1884
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112077171947
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Anecdote Lives of the Later Wits and Humourists

Anecdote Lives of the Later Wits and Humourists
  • Author : John Timbs
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1874
  • ISBN : HARVARD:HN1BE3
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Anecdote lives of the later wits and humourists Canning, Captain Morris etc. by John Timbs

Anecdote lives of the later wits and humourists Canning, Captain Morris etc. by John Timbs
  • Author : John Timbs
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1874
  • ISBN : BSB:BSB11182516
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The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington

The Literary Life and Correspondence of the Countess of Blessington
  • Author : Richard Robert Madden
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1855
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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