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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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Warrior #141: Merrill's Marauders
Warrior #141: Merrill's Marauders
by Edward Young
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"In this book on Merrill's Marauders, author Edward Young covers a brief chronology that led up to the formation of the unit, followed by a section on recruitment and organization. We then get to look at how their training went in the US and India before... (read more)

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The Battle for Okinawa: A Japanese Officer's Eye-Witness Account of the Last Great Campaign Of...
The Battle for Okinawa: A Japanese Officer's Eye-Witness Account of the Last Great Campaign Of...
by Hiromichi Yahara
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THE BATTLE FOR OKINAWA The small island of Okinawa was the scene of the final, bloody showdown between the Japanese and American armies in the long and brutal war in the Pacific. The Japanese army, beleaguered and knowing that Okinawa was the Americans... (read more)

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Marine!: The Life of Chesty Puller
Marine!: The Life of Chesty Puller
by Burke Davis
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Davis offers a no-holds-barred biography the only marine in history ever to win five Navy Crosses.... (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 Remains of War: Apology and Forgiveness
The Remains of War: Apology and Forgiveness
by Jintaro Ishida
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Testimonies of the Japanese Imperial Army and its Filipino victims.... (read more)

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Surviving Bataan and Beyond: Colonel Irvin Alexander's Odyssey as a Japanese POW
Surviving Bataan and Beyond: Colonel Irvin Alexander's Odyssey as a Japanese POW
by Irvin Alexander
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Until now, no book has been available about the WWII POW experience from the perspective of a midlevel commander. Colonel Alexander's unique memoir combines the military and political insight of an officer aware of his superiors' strategy with the bare... (read more)

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Unforgettable Men in Unforgettable Times
Unforgettable Men in Unforgettable Times
by Robert Boardman
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No one can read Unforgettable Men In Unforgettable Times and not be deeply touched by feelings of patriotism and the overwhelming presence of God--and the inevitable, intense struggles for forgiveness and reconciliation that followed. Bob Boardman has... (read more)

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No Bended Knee: The Battle for Guadalcanal/The Memoir of Gen. Merrill B. Twining, USMC
No Bended Knee: The Battle for Guadalcanal/The Memoir of Gen. Merrill B. Twining, USMC
by Merrill B Twining
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A VIVID NARRATIVE . . . A splendid first-person account of the costly campaign that enabled Allied forces to wrest Guadalcanal from the Japanese in World War II's Pacific theater. --Kirkus Reviews By reading and studying No Bended Knee, the military... (read more)

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Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941
Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941
by Stanley Weintraub
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Christmas 1941 came little more than two weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The shock—in some cases overseas, elation—was worldwide. While Americans attempted to go about celebrating as usual, the reality of the just-declared war was on... (read more)

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Alone on Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story (Bluejacket Books)
Alone on Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story (Bluejacket Books)
by Martin Clemens
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This remarkable memoir tells the compelling story of the near-mythic British district officer who helped shape the first great Allied counteroffensive. Scottish-born and Cambridge-educated, Martin Clemens managed to survive months behind Japanese lines... (read more)

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Shadows in the Jungle: The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II
Shadows in the Jungle: The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II
by Larry Alexander
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Four days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a 21-year-old pilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. It was their first mission. Suddenly, a sleek, dark shape pulled up on the... (read more)

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The Pacific
The Pacific
by Hugh Ambrose
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Unabridged CDs, 10 CDs, 12 hours Read by TBA In this companion to the HBO(r) miniseries-executive produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Speilberg, and Gary Goetzman-Hugh Ambrose reveals the intertwined odysseys of four U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy carrier pilot... (read more)

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A Curious Madness: An American Combat Psychiatrist, a Japanese War Crimes Suspect, and an Unsolved Mystery from World War II
A Curious Madness: An American Combat Psychiatrist, a Japanese War Crimes Suspect, and an Unsolved Mystery from World War II
by Eric Jaffe
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andlt;B andgt;From an and#8220;illuminating and entertainingand#8221; (andlt;I andgt;The New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt;) historian comes the World War II story of two men whose remarkable lives improbably converged at the Tokyo war crimes trials of 1946... (read more)

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The Battle of Okinawa: The Blood and the Bomb
The Battle of Okinawa: The Blood and the Bomb
by George Feifer
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More people perished during the battle of Okinawa than in the ensuing bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. The Battle of Okinawa offers a stunning account of the battle of Okinawa, the last major campaign of World War II and the largest land-sea... (read more)

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The Great Raid: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor
The Great Raid: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor
by William B Breuer
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On the night of January 30, 1945, a scrappy band of American Rangers and Filipino Scouts raided a notorious Japanese prison camp known as Cabanatuan to liberate incarcerated American soldiers. Facing overwhelming odds, these gallant men vowed to rescue... (read more)

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Way It Was: Pearl Harbor: The Original Photographs (America at War)
Way It Was: Pearl Harbor: The Original Photographs (America at War)
by Donald M Goldstein
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From Library Journal At long last, the familiar and overused photographs of the "Day of Infamy" can be retired. The 430 prints in this new and welcome collection were gathered from various Japanese and U.S. sources, and most have never been seen by the... (read more)

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Flyboys: A True Story of Courage
Flyboys: A True Story of Courage
by James Bradley
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James Bradley's #1 bestseller Flags of Our Fathers made real the humanity and legacy of war as few books had before. Now, in Flyboys, Bradley returns to World War II and an extraordinary — and totally unknown — true story of courage. Over... (read more)

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Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II
Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II
by Adam Makos
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A firsthand chronicle of United States Marine Corps actions in the Pacific   Following fifteen Marines from the Pearl Harbor attack, through battles with the Japanese, to their return home after V-J Day, Adam Makos and Marcus Brotherton have... (read more)

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