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Lost in Shangri-La: Escape from a Hidden World. Mitchell Zuckoff
Lost in Shangri-La: Escape from a Hidden World. Mitchell Zuckoff
by Mitchell Zuckoff
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A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush and impenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame with great gams, for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is a true story made in heaven for a writer as talented as... (read more)

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Campaign #243: The Fall of the Philippines 1941-42
Campaign #243: The Fall of the Philippines 1941-42
by Clayton Chun
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The Philippine Islands were one of two major US bases in the Pacific, the other being Pearl Harbor. The Japanese considered the capture of the Philippines crucial for its efforts to control resource-laden Southeast Asia. As opposed to its attack on Pearl... (read more)

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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
by E B Sledge
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“Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed. He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific—the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary... (read more)

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Escape from Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific War
Escape from Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific War
by John Lukacs
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On April 4, 1943, ten American prisoners of war and two Filipino convicts executed a daring escape from one of Japans most notorious prison camps. The prisoners were survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March and the Fall of Corregidor, and the prison... (read more)

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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
by E. B. Sledge
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“Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed. He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific—the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary... (read more)

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The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan
The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan
by James Scott
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“Beautifully researched and masterfully told” (Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author of Escape from the Deep), this is the riveting story of the heroic and tragic US submarine force that helped win World War II in the Pacific... (read more)

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Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
by James D Hornfischer
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The Battle of Guadalcanal has long been heralded as a Marine victory. Now, with his powerful portrait of the Navy’s sacrifice, James D. Hornfischer tells for the first time the full story of the men who fought in destroyers, cruisers, and... (read more)

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Goodbye Darkness: A Memoire of the Pacific War
Goodbye Darkness: A Memoire of the Pacific War
by William Manchester
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The nightmares began for William Manchester 23 years after WW II. In his dreams he lived with the recurring image of a battle-weary youth (himself), angrily demanding to know what had happened to the three decades since he had laid down his arms. To find... (read more)

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Guadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle
Guadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle
by Richard B Frank
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The battle at Guadalcanal marked the first American offensive of World War II and was fought on land, at sea, and in the air. For six months the Americans and the Japanese clashed in brutal warfare that escalated to unimagined levels of sustained... (read more)

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Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Our Fathers
by James Bradley
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In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story... (read more)

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Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific
Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific
by Mary Cronk Farrell
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In the early 1940s, young women enlisted for peacetime duty as U.S. Army nurses. But when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 blasted the United States into World War II, 101 American Army and Navy nurses serving in the Philippines were suddenly... (read more)

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Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
by James D Hornfischer
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With The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors and Ship of Ghosts, James D. Hornfischer created essential and enduring narratives about America’s World War II Navy, works of unique immediacy distinguished by rich portraits of ordinary men in extremis... (read more)

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Rape of Nanking the Forgotten Holocaust
Rape of Nanking the Forgotten Holocaust
by Iris Chang
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In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered—a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of... (read more)

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Day of Deceit: The Truth about FDR and Pearl Harbor
Day of Deceit: The Truth about FDR and Pearl Harbor
by Robert Stinnett
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In Day of Deceit, Robert Stinnett delivers the definitive final chapter on America's greatest secret and our worst military disaster. Drawing on twenty years of research and access to scores of previously classified documents, Stinnett proves that Pearl... (read more)

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Day of Infamy: The Classic Account of the Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Day of Infamy: The Classic Account of the Bombing of Pearl Harbor
by Walter Lord
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A special 60th anniversary edition of the bestselling re-creation of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, by the author of A Night to Remember. Sunday, December 7, 1941, was, as President Roosevelt said, "a date which will live in infamy." Day of Infamy... (read more)

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In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
by Doug Stanton
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Now available for the first time in trade paperback, the bestselling account of Americas worst naval disasterand of the heroism of the men who, against all odds, survived On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed in the South Pacific by a... (read more)

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Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision
Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision
by Roberta Wohlstetter
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It would be reassuring to believe that Pearl Harbor was just a colossal and extraordinary blunder. What is disquieting is that it was a supremely ordinary blunder. In fact, 'blunder' is too specific; our stupendous unreadiness at Pearl Harbor was neither... (read more)

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Campaign #247: Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific
Campaign #247: Santa Cruz 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific
by Mark Stille
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Santa Cruz is the forgotten carrier battle of 1942. Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October... (read more)

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The Twilight Warriors: The Deadliest Naval Battle of World War II and the Men Who Fought It
The Twilight Warriors: The Deadliest Naval Battle of World War II and the Men Who Fought It
by Robert Gandt
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The Twilight Warriors, winner of the 2011 Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature, is the engrossing, page-turning saga of a tightly knit band of naval aviators who are thrust into the final—and most brutal—battle of the Pacific war... (read more)

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Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War
Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War
by Dale Maharidge
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Sergeant Steve Maharidge returned from World War II an angry man. The only evidence that hed served in the Marines was a photograph of himself and a buddy tacked to the basement wall. On one terrifyingly memorable occasion his teenage son, Dale... (read more)

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