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6 edition of PACIFIC WAR STORIES found in the catalog.

PACIFIC WAR STORIES

in the words of those who survived

  • 369 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Abbeville Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • True stories: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military,
  • Oceania,
  • Oral history,
  • General,
  • Campaigns,
  • Pacific Area,
  • Personal narratives, American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRex Alan Smith (Compiler, Editor), Gerald A. Meehl (Compiler, Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8153925M
    ISBN 100789208172
    ISBN 109780789208170

    Authors David Dean Barrett ( Days to Hiroshima: The Story of Japan’s Last Chance to Avert Armageddon) and Richard B. Frank (Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War) share their World War II histories, deeply focused on the origins and the endgame of the Asia-Pacific theatre. Book sales and signing will follow.   Buy a cheap copy of Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories of book by Adam Makos. These are the stories from fifteen WWII Marines, compiled by Adam Makos and Marcus Brotherton but left unfiltered and in the words of the Marines who were there. Free shipping over $/5(1).

      From more than 90 pages of war records, letters, telegrams and web searches, Tucker Axum, 32, has come to know his great-uncle, Rifleman Mage Axum, in death. I hadn't heard of this author prior to that and when i started looking at his other works only then did I realize most were World War II stories, specifically the Navy in the Pacific theater. This book is pretty far ranging starting around the time of Guadalcanal and going right up until the time right before the Philippines were liberated.

    The stories collected here are a unique portrayal of the mundane, exotic, boring, terrifying, life-altering events that made up their wartime experiences in World War II in the Pacific, a war fought on countless far-flung islands over an area that constitutes about one-third of the globe. The official website for The Pacific on HBO, featuring full episodes From the producers of Band of Brothers comes this epic part miniseries that tells the true stories of three Marines battling in the Pacific this ten-part miniseries recounts the remarkable achievements of an elite team of U.S. paratroopers during World War II.


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His account of the Pacific War is based on the intertwining stories of 5 characters (four Marines and one Navy pilot), from through Among the things I found most interesting in this book is the troops' widespread contempt for "Dugout Doug" MacArthur and his bungled defense of the Philippines, which culminated in his narrow escape /5().

PACIFIC WAR STORIES book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the most extensive collection published to date of first /5.

In this PACIFIC WAR STORIES book book by the authors of Pacific Legacy: Image and Memory of World War II in the Pacific, the history of the War in the Pacific comes vividly to life in the words of those who witnessed it first hand.

The editors create for the reader, as the veterans themselves recall it, what that war was like—how it looked, felt, smelled, and /5(15). War Stories is a volume series on the Second World War from World History Group Publications. Three volumes have been published thus far, the two on the Pacific War and D-Day: The Campaign Across present the war from both macro and micro views.

A narrative describes the war’s major events, explaining the strategies and considerations that were behind them gives readers an. The stories collected here are a unique portrayal of the mundane, exotic, boring, terrifying, life-altering events that made up their wartime experiences in World War II in the Pacific, a war fought on countless far-flung islands over an area that constitutes about one-third of the : Abbeville Publishing Group.

9 best books about the Pacific War World War II is sometimes thought of as primarily a fight against Nazi Germany, with the war in the Pacific as an : Terry Hartle. Little known stories about WW2, the Pacific War, the early years.

Reader Provided Stories World War II -- the early years. The Naval Historian at HMAS Cerebus has passed on to me photo copies of the death discharge book for the details of the Naval gunners on the raft from the MV Tulagi.

Pacific War, major theatre of World War II that covered a large portion of the Pacific Ocean, East Asia, and Southeast Asia, with significant engagements occurring as far south as northern Australia and as far north as the Aleutian Islands. WAR / Japanese soldiers finally tell their story / Hell in the Pacific -- from vivisection to cannibalism Richard James Havis Published am PST, Sunday, Ma The Pacific is a American war drama miniseries produced by HBO, Playtone, and DreamWorks that premiered in the United States on Ma The series is a companion piece to the miniseries Band of Brothers and focuses on the United States Marine Corps's actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations within the wider Pacific s Band of Brothers followed the men of No.

of episodes: 10 (list of episodes). World War II is sometimes thought of as primarily a fight against Nazi Germany, with the war in the Pacific as an after-thought. Fortunately, there is no shortage of worthwhile books about the Author: Terry Hartle. The Ministry for Culture and Heritage interviewed 14 veterans of the Pacific War and collated their stories as a book: Megan Hutching (ed), Against the Rising Sun: New Zealanders Remember the Pacific War, Auckland, HarperCollins NZ, The interviews are available to researchers at the Alexander Turnbull Library's Oral History Centre.

The stories collected here are a unique portrayal of the mundane, exotic, boring, terrifying, life-altering events that made up their wartime experiences in World War II in the Pacific, a war fought on countless far-flung islands over an area that constitutes about one-third of the globe.

World War II Veterans Stories, Listed Alphabetically by Last Name (Experiencing War: Stories from the Veteran's History Project of the Library of Congress, American Folklife Center).

Explore our list of World War II Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Pacific Theater - World War II - Campaigns & Individual Battles. 1 - 20 of results NOOK Book $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ Add to Wishlist.

Read an excerpt of this book. Proud to display our Stars & Stripes flown on Arizona Memorial, in the shadow box I'm putting together for my son, a Marine 1st LT, who recently decided to become a civilian again.

My Grandfather served in the South Pacific during WWII. I will describe a couple of stories he's shared with me, and now my kids, about his experiences during his tour of service during WWII.

My grandfather is William "Bill" Telles and served a. The series touched on every nation around the Pacific rim and told of their importance in the years to come when the war ended. It was narrated by Gayne Williams and featured such authorities on Pacific affairs as Henry Luce and Pearl S.

Buck. From the Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. See "Note" Section below for more information on the OTRR. Crisis in the Pacific - The Battles for the Philippine Islands by the Men Who Fought Them, Gerald Astor.

An excellent account of the Second World War in the Philippines, from the pre-war American colony to the disasters ofthe long struggle of the resistance to MacArthur's eventual return and the costly battles that followed.

The Pacific War by Costello is a similar read akin to Spector's book. My favorite one volume history is: The War in the Far East A Military History by Basil Collier. If you want a more detailed set of reads I would look at Willmott's Empires in the Balance, The Barrier and the Javelin, The War with Japan, and his Battle of Leyte Gulf.

These recollections reveal perspectives and facts not included in traditional works of history. Each selection, introduced with a preface that places it in the context of the Pacific War, takes the reader behind the scenes to present the personal, untold stories of naval history.Stories of WW2 by people who were there.

World War II in the Pacific Stories of Some Who Were There "On the morning of December 7,I was eleven years old. These are my memories of the bombing and the days that followed." -- Yvonne's story.

"We were in the outer channel of Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked.".War History online proudly presents this Guest Piece from Jeremy P. Ämick, who is a military historian and writes on behalf of the Silver Star Families of America.

For many years, Wally Evenson stood behind a pulpit and shared with his congregations a number of accounts from the Bible while serving as a Lutheran pastor for several churches.