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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 D. Lukacs
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One of the greatest Pacific war stories never told. On April 4, 1943, ten American prisoners of war and two Filipino convicts executed a daring escape from one of Japan's most notorious prison camps. Called the "greatest story of the war in the Pacific... (read more)

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Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign, 1941-1945
Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign, 1941-1945
by Evan Thomas
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Drawing on oral histories, diaries, correspondence, postwar testimony from both American and Japanese participants, and interviews with survivors, Thomas provides this riveting account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944, the culminating battle of the... (read more)

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The Second World War in the East
The Second World War in the East
by H P Willmott
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Until its loss in World War II, Japan had not known failure in centuries of warfare. This record of the conflict goes beyond mere description to illuminate why Japan instigated a conflict with the only nation--the United States--capable of defeating her,... (read more)

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Abandon Ship!: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster
Abandon Ship!: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster
by Richard F Newcomb
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Sailing across the Pacific, the battle-scarred heavy cruiser U.S.S. Indianapolis had just delivered a secret cargo that would trigger the end of World War II. Heading westward, she was sunk by a Japanese submarine. In twelve minutes, some 300 men went... (read more)

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Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Our Fathers
by James Bradley
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Captures the complexity of war and its aftermath and the true meaning of heroism.... (read more)

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Flags of Our Fathers
Flags of Our Fathers
by James Bradley
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Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion
Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion
by Peter F Stevens
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Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion by Peter F. Stevens reveals the incredible true story of the search for and discovery of the USS Grunion. Discovered in 2006 after a decades-long, high-risk search by the Abele brothers—... (read more)

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Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
by Hampton Sides
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On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March.... (read more)

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Bataan Death March: A Soldier's Story
Bataan Death March: A Soldier's Story
by James Bollich
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This journal recounts the 65-mile journey, during which prisoners had no food, water, or rest. The author survived the POW camps on the Philippine island of Luzon.... (read more)

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Cruise of the Lanikai: Incitement to War (Bluejacket Books)
Cruise of the Lanikai: Incitement to War (Bluejacket Books)
by Kemp Tolley
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In early December 1941 in the Philippines, a young Navy ensign named Kemp Tolley was given his first ship command, an old 76-foot schooner that had once served as a movie prop in John Ford's "The Hurricane." Crewed mostly by Filipinos who did not speak... (read more)

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The Souvenir: A Daughter Discovers Her Father's War
The Souvenir: A Daughter Discovers Her Father's War
by Louise Steinman
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Louise Steinman's father never talked about his experiences in the Pacific during WWII-like many men of his generation. All she knew was that a whistling kettle unnerved him, that Asian food was banned from the house, and that she was never to cry in... (read more)

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Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island
Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island
by John Wukovits
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-299) and index.... (read more)

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Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of Her Survivors
Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of Her Survivors
by James Hornfischer
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The author of "The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors" chronicles the untold story of one of World War IIs most celebrated warships, the U.S.S. "Houston," and the survivors who were captured and made slaves on Japans infamous Burma-Thailand Death Railway.... (read more)

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The Bloody Battle for Suribachi: The Amazing Story of Iwo Jima That Inspired Flags of Our Fathers
The Bloody Battle for Suribachi: The Amazing Story of Iwo Jima That Inspired Flags of Our Fathers
by Richard Wheeler
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The classic first-hand WWII narrative that chronicles the Marines' savage five-day struggle to wrest Mount Suribachi from its tenacious Japanese defenders during their 35 day battle for Iwo Jima in 1945. Revised with a new introduction by the author and... (read more)

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The Hidden Passport: My Childhood Journey Through Japanese Concentration Camps in Java
The Hidden Passport: My Childhood Journey Through Japanese Concentration Camps in Java
by Phyllis Pilgrim
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Phyllis Pilgrim tells of her childhood experiences from five to nine years old, when she was interned as a prisoner of war with her mother and brother in a Japanese internment camp during World War II in Java. It is the story of survival, courage, and... (read more)

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Pearl Harbor Betrayed: The True Story of a Man and a Nation Under Attack
Pearl Harbor Betrayed: The True Story of a Man and a Nation Under Attack
by Michael Gannon
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For sixty years, myths about Pearl Harbor have proliferated. After six years of intense research, naval historian Michael Gannon has finally separated fact from fiction to re-create the dramatic events surrounding that fateful December morning. Drawing... (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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"The worst part...wasn't the sharks, and it wasn't seeing your buddies die...It was when you realize...they've forgotten us. We can't last out here forever-- we're gonna die..."--Giles McCoy, private first-class, USMC, USS Indianapolis On the night of... (read more)

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Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone
Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone
by James Brady
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From New York Times bestselling author James Brady-the story of Marine legend John Basilone, one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000... (read more)

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War in the Boats: My WWII Submarine Battles
War in the Boats: My WWII Submarine Battles
by William J Ruhe
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The journal from eight action-filled patrols in the South... (read more)

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The Hawk and the Dove: World War II at Okinawa and Korea
The Hawk and the Dove: World War II at Okinawa and Korea
by Roland Glenn
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A first-person account of the horrific hand-to-hand fighting at Okinawa, where 12,500 Americans died, memories of which have haunted Roland Glenn for all his life. The book is a development of Glenn's dramatic presentation of his wartime experiences and... (read more)

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