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Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World War II
Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World War II
by Brendan I Koerner
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An epic saga of hubris , cruelty, and redemption, Now the Hell Will Start tells the remarkable tale of the greatest manhunt of World War II. Herman Perry, besieged by the hardships of the Indo-Burmese jungle and the racism meted out by his white... (read more)

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The Color of War: How One Battle Broke Japan and Another Changed America
The Color of War: How One Battle Broke Japan and Another Changed America
by James Campbell
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From the acclaimed World War II writer and author of The Ghost Mountain Boys, an incisive retelling of the key month, July 1944, that won the war in the pacific and ignited a whole new struggle on the home front.  In the pantheon of great World War... (read more)

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Pacific War Marine Signed Edition
Pacific War Marine Signed Edition
by Clyde Holloway
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For fifty years, Stanley P. Holloway didnâ??t say anything about the war, until his son started asking him questions. What followed was an awakening of stories and experiences that spanned four years, including numerous island invasions. Holloway had... (read more)

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I'm Staying with My Boys: The Heroic Life of Sgt. John Basilone, USMC
I'm Staying with My Boys: The Heroic Life of Sgt. John Basilone, USMC
by Jim Proser
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I'm Staying with My Boys is a firsthand look inside the life of one of the greatest heroes of the Greatest Generation. Sgt. John Basilone held off 3,000 Japanese troops at Guadalcanal after his 15-member unit was reduced to three men. At Iwo Jima... (read more)

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I Could Never Be so Lucky Again: An Autobiography
I Could Never Be so Lucky Again: An Autobiography
by Carroll V. Glines
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After Pearl Harbor, he led Americas flight to victory General Doolittle is a giant of the twentieth century. He did it all. As a stunt pilot, he thrilled the world with his aerial acrobatics. As a scientist, he pioneered the development of modern... (read more)

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Flight by Elephant: The Untold Story of World War Two S Most Daring Jungle Rescue
Flight by Elephant: The Untold Story of World War Two S Most Daring Jungle Rescue
by Andrew Martin
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"English columnist and novelist Martin leads a riveting and true jungle adventure story set amid the deep forests and fast plunging rivers of Burma's northern border with India. In 1942, an exodus from Burma occurred as the population loyal to the... (read more)

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Prisoners of the Japanese: POWs of World War II in the Pacific
Prisoners of the Japanese: POWs of World War II in the Pacific
by Gavan Daws
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Gavan Daws combined ten years of documentary research and hundreds of interviews with surrviving POWs to write this explosive, first-and-only account of the experiences of the Allied POWs of World War II. The Japanese Army took over 140,000 Allied... (read more)

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The railway man :a true story of war, remembrance, and forgiveness
The railway man :a true story of war, remembrance, and forgiveness
by Eric Lomax
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"A TIMELY BOOK THAT TOUCHES UPON GREAT ISSUES. . . . He contributes monumentally to our understanding of war and remembrance." --The Boston Globe Throughout his childhood Eric Lomax possessed a passion for trains. In an ironic twist of fate, he was... (read more)

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Stolen Childhoods: The Untold Stories of the Children Interned by the Japanese in the Second World War
Stolen Childhoods: The Untold Stories of the Children Interned by the Japanese in the Second World War
by Nicola Tyrer
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When the Japanese entered World War II, some 20,000 British civilians in Asia were marched off to concentration camps. Over 3,000 of them were children. Now, for the first time, the extraordinary experiences of these innocent victims of war have been... (read more)

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Kaiten: Japan's Secret Manned Suicide Submarine and the First American Ship It Sank in WWII
Kaiten: Japan's Secret Manned Suicide Submarine and the First American Ship It Sank in WWII
by Michael Mair
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In November 1944, the U.S. Navy fleet lay at anchor in Ulithi Harbor, deep in the Pacific Ocean, when the oiler USS Mississinewa erupted in a ball of flames. Japans secret weapon, the Kaiten—a manned suicide submarine—had succeeded in its first... (read more)

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Corregidor in Peace and War
Corregidor in Peace and War
by Charles M Hubbard
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            A picturesque island strategically located at the entrance of Manila Bay, Corregidor has had military significance since the days of the Spanish galleon trade. Although its dramatic role in... (read more)

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Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942
Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942
by Ian W Toll
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On the first Sunday in December 1941, an armada of Japanese warplanes appeared suddenly over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and devastated the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Six months later, in a sea fight north of the tiny atoll of Midway, four Japanese aircraft carriers... (read more)

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The Do-Or-Die Men: The 1st Marine Raider Battalion at Guadalcanal
The Do-Or-Die Men: The 1st Marine Raider Battalion at Guadalcanal
by George W Smith
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The gripping true account of the 1st Marine Raider Battalion -- from its formation and training to its heroic baptism under fire in the battles of Tulagi and Guadalcanal. No campaign in World War II was undertaken with as many shortcomings as Operation... (read more)

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Jungle Ace: The Story of One of the Usaaf's Great Fighter Leaders, Col. Gerald R. Johnson
Jungle Ace: The Story of One of the Usaaf's Great Fighter Leaders, Col. Gerald R. Johnson
by John R Bruning
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The life of a unique warrior: a daredevil ace and a top air... (read more)

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With the 41st Division in the Southwest Pacific: A Foot Soldier's Story
With the 41st Division in the Southwest Pacific: A Foot Soldier's Story
by Francis B Catanzaro
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W]e began our advance toward the Mokmer Airstrip.... The road climbed aridge 15 or 20 feet high and we found ourselves on a flat coral plateau sparselycovered by small trees and scrub growth.... As we moved westward along the road, twoof our destroyers... (read more)

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The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China
The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China
by Jack Samson
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When a sickly, half-deaf, forty-seven-year-old retired U.S. Army Air Corps Captain went to China in 1937 to survey Chiang Kai-shek's Chinese Air Force, little did the world know this would be the man to stem the Japanese tide in the Far East. Almost... (read more)

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Pearl Harbor: The Way It Was
Pearl Harbor: The Way It Was
by Scott C S Stone
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This perennial best seller details the explosive events of December 7, 1941, the day Japanese war planes attacked Pearl Harbor, launching America into World War II. Historic photographs and detailed renderings help illustrate the insightful text by... (read more)

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Rising Sun Victorious: The Alternate History of How the Japanese Won the Pacific War
Rising Sun Victorious: The Alternate History of How the Japanese Won the Pacific War
by Peter G Tsouras
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Leading military historians examine scenarios that would have enabled the Japanese to win the war in the Pacific, yielding an intriguing look at how the Land of the Rising Sun might have emerged victorious. What if the Japanese had conquered India and... (read more)

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The Battle for Iwo Jima 1945
The Battle for Iwo Jima 1945
by Derrick Wright
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Iwo Jima was the United States Marine Corps' toughest ever battle and a turning point in the Pacific War. In February 1945, three Marine Divisions stormed the island's shores in what was supposed to be a ten-day battle, but they had reckoned without... (read more)

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Collision with History: The Search for John F. Kennedy's PT 109
Collision with History: The Search for John F. Kennedy's PT 109
by Robert D Ballard
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Michael Hamilton Morgan writes on the PT 109 collision: It' s about 2 a.m., August 2, 1943. Lt. John F. Kennedy squints into the fog and black while at the wheel of PT 109, idling in the Blackett Strait off Gizo in the Solomon Islands. His orders are to... (read more)

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