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9781627790628 | Henry Holt & Co, September 13, 2016, cover price $30.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9781427275868 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, September 13, 2016), cover price $34.99

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Product Description: In his magisterial 1,208 page narrative of the Pacific War, Francis Pike's Hirohito's War offers an original interpretation, balancing the existing Western-centric view with attention to the Japanese perspective on the conflict. As well as giving a 'blow-by-blow' account of campaigns and battles, Francis Pike offers many challenges to the standard interpretations with regards to the causes of the war; Emperor Hirohito's war guilt; the inevitability of US Victory; the abilities of General MacArthur and Admiral Yamamoto; the role of China, Great Britain and Australia; military and naval technology; and the need for the fire-bombing of Japan and the eventual use of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki...read more

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9781472596703 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 2, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In his magisterial 1,152 page narrative of the Pacific War, Francis Pike's Hirohito's War offers an original interpretation, balancing the existing Western-centric view with attention to the Japanese perspective on the conflict.

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9781472596710 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 8, 2016, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: In his magisterial 1,208 page narrative of the Pacific War, Francis Pike's Hirohito's War offers an original interpretation, balancing the existing Western-centric view with attention to the Japanese perspective on the conflict.

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Product Description: A New York Times Bestseller "A beautiful blend of history and prose and proves again Mr. Toll’s mastery of the naval-war narrative." ―Wall Street JournalThis masterful history encompasses the heart of the Pacific War―the period between mid-1942 and mid-1944―when parallel Allied counteroffensives north and south of the equator washed over Japan's far-flung island empire like a "conquering tide," concluding with Japan's irreversible strategic defeat in the Marianas...read more

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9780393080643, titled "The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944" | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 21, 2015, cover price $35.00

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9780393353204, titled "The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944" | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 6, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller "A beautiful blend of history and prose and proves again Mr.
9780440206873, titled "Summer of the Smoke" | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, August 1, 1990), cover price $2.95 | also contains Summer of the Smoke | About this edition: Keefe Calhoun, an Army scout, is unable to convince his superiors that Maco, an Apache chief, is ready to raid white settlements, and decides to try and stop the renegade himself

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Product Description: Grassroots Fascism profiles the Asia Pacific War (1937–1945)―the most important though least understood experience of Japan's modern history―through the lens of ordinary Japanese life. Moving deftly from the struggles of the home front to the occupied territories to the ravages of the front line, the book offers rare insights into popular experiences from the war's troubled beginnings through Japan's disastrous defeat in 1945 and the new beginning it heralded...read more
By Ethan Mark (trans)

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9780231165686 | Italian edition edition (Columbia Univ Pr, March 24, 2015), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Grassroots Fascism profiles the Asia Pacific War (1937–1945)―the most important though least understood experience of Japan's modern history―through the lens of ordinary Japanese life.

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9780231165693 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, May 3, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Grassroots Fascism profiles the Asia Pacific War (1937–1945)―the most important though least understood experience of Japan's modern history―through the lens of ordinary Japanese life.
9780425061312, titled "Christina's Fantasy" | Berkley Pub Group, February 1, 1983, cover price $2.95 | also contains Christina''s Fantasy

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Product Description: “Award-winning author Alan Rems brilliantly tells of the campaigns in the South Pacific, a region long overlooked, offering both the big picture and the foxhole view” ― Military Officer“A fitting tribute to the men who fought and died in an often overlooked theater of World War II...read more

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9781612514710 | Naval Inst Pr, May 15, 2014, cover price $38.95

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9781612519449 | Reprint edition (Naval Inst Pr, December 15, 2015), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: “Award-winning author Alan Rems brilliantly tells of the campaigns in the South Pacific, a region long overlooked, offering both the big picture and the foxhole view” ― Military Officer“A fitting tribute to the men who fought and died in an often overlooked theater of World War II.

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Product Description: This book tells the extraordinary story of the M4 Sherman tank in the Pacific theater of operations during World War 2. Through carefully selected and unpublished photographs, you will discover the extraordinary metamorphosis of the famous American tank, its first disastrous engagement on “Bloody Atoll” Tarawa, in the island of Okinawa, the last bastion of the Rising Sun...read more
By Christophe Camilotte (illustrator), Morgan Gillard (contributor) and Raymon Giuliani

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9782352502838 | Histoire & Collections, July 15, 2015, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This book tells the extraordinary story of the M4 Sherman tank in the Pacific theater of operations during World War 2.

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Product Description: 2016 Military Writers Society of America Bronze Medal Winner!Her crew called her the "Lady Lex" - see how her fierce battle turned the tide in the Allies' favor.In May 1942, the United States' first naval victory against the Japanese in the Coral Sea was marred by the loss of the aircraft carrier USS Lexington...read more

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9780760347416 | Zenith Pr, May 1, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: 2016 Military Writers Society of America Bronze Medal Winner!

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Product Description: On the morning of April 16, 1945, the crewmen of the USS Laffey saw what seemed to be the entire Japanese air force assembled directly above. They were about to become the targets of the largest single-ship kamikaze attack of World War II...read more
By Joe Barrett (narrator)

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9781494560881 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, April 7, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: On the morning of April 16, 1945, the crewmen of the USS Laffey saw what seemed to be the entire Japanese air force assembled directly above.

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Product Description: Looking toward the heavens, the destroyer crew saw what seemed to be the entire Japanese Air Force assembled directly above. Hell was about to be unleashed on them in the largest single-ship kamikaze attack of World War II.On April 16, 1945, the crewmen of the USS Laffey were battle hardened and prepared...read more

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9780306823244 | Da Capo Pr, April 7, 2015, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Looking toward the heavens, the destroyer crew saw what seemed to be the entire Japanese Air Force assembled directly above.

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Product Description: About the Allies' victory in the Pacific in WWII, it goes almost without question that Japan's defeat was inevitable in the face of overwhelming American military might and economic power. But the outcome, Michael W. Myers contends, was actually anything but inevitable...read more

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9780700620876, titled "The Pacific War and Contingent Victory: Why Japanese Defeat Was Not Inevitable" | Univ Pr of Kansas, April 3, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: About the Allies' victory in the Pacific in WWII, it goes almost without question that Japan's defeat was inevitable in the face of overwhelming American military might and economic power.
9780405021534, titled "Labor Movement: Its Conservative Functions and Social Consequences" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1973, cover price $17.00 | also contains Labor Movement: Its Conservative Functions and Social Consequences | About this edition: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

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Product Description: Winner of the Crader Family Book Prize, 2016. Winner of the Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award, 2014 Selected by General Raymond Odierno, 38th Army Chief of Staff, for the U.S. Army Chief of Staff's Professional Reading List, February 2014...read more

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9781574415254 | Univ of North Texas Pr, September 23, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Winner of the Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award, 2014.

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9781574416091 | Reprint edition (Univ of North Texas Pr, March 2, 2015), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Winner of the Crader Family Book Prize, 2016.

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Product Description: “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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9781439176832 | Simon & Schuster, May 14, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The riveting story of the submarine force that helped win World War II by ravaging Japan’s merchant fleet and destroying its economy.

Paperback:

9781439176849 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, May 20, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “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.

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Product Description: After Pearl Harbor, the US Navy's VF-9 carrier fighter group formed, seeing action in North Africa, The Marshalls, Kwajelein, Truk, the Marianas Turkey Shoot and on to Tokyo and Okinawa.VF-9 was activated in March 1942 as part of Carrier Air Group (CAG) 9, one of the many air groups the US Navy was hurriedly forming in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor...read more

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9781782003359 | Osprey Pub Co, March 18, 2014, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: After Pearl Harbor, the US Navy's VF-9 carrier fighter group formed, seeing action in North Africa, The Marshalls, Kwajelein, Truk, the Marianas Turkey Shoot and on to Tokyo and Okinawa.

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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. Unflinching, brutal, and relentless, Voices of the Pacific will leave a reader gasping for air and dumbstruck in awe of the old heroes who won the Pacific war with bare hands, bayonets, and guts.The book presents accounts of heroism and honor as told by World War II veterans Sid Phillips, R.V. Burgin, and Chuck Tatum—whose exploits were featured in the HBO mini-series The Pacific—and their Marine buddies from the legendary 1st Marine Division.These Marines trace the action from the Pearl Harbor attack and intense boot camp training through battles with the Japanese on Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, and Okinawa, to their return home after V-J Day. With unflinching honesty, these men reveal harrowing accounts of combat with an implacable enemy, the friendships and camaraderie they found—and lost—and the aftermath of the war’s impact on their lives.With unprecedented access to the veterans, never-before-seen photographs, and unpublished memoirs, Makos and Brotherton have forged Voices of the Pacific into an incredible historic record of American bravery and sacrifice.
By Marcus Brotherton (contributor) and Adam Makos

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9780425257821 | 1 edition (Berkley Pub Group, April 2, 2013), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: 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.

Paperback:

9780425257838 | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, January 7, 2014), cover price $17.00

CD/Spoken Word:

9781482910476 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 2, 2013), cover price $32.95

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By Peter J. Dean (editor)

Hardcover:

9781107037991 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 16, 2013, cover price $69.99

General George C. Marshall, chief of staff of the U.S. Army during World War II, faced the daunting task not only of overseeing two theaters of a global conflict but also of selecting the best generals to carry out American grand strategy. Marshall and His Generals is the first and only book to focus entirely on that selection process and the performances, both stellar and disappointing, that followed from it. Stephen Taaffe chronicles and critiques the background, character, achievements, and failures of the more than three dozen general officers chosen for top combat group commands—from commanders like Dwight Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur to some nearly forgotten.Taaffe explores how and why Marshall selected the Army's commanders. Among his chief criteria were character (including "unselfish and devoted purpose"), education, (whether at West Point, Fort Leavenworth, or the Army War College), and striking a balance between experience and relative youth in a war that required both wisdom and great physical stamina. As the war unfolded, Marshall also factored into his calculations the combat leadership his generals demonstrated and the opinions of his theater commanders. Taaffe brings into sharp focus the likes of Eisenhower, MacArthur, George Patton, Omar Bradley, Walter Krueger, Robert Eichelberger, Courtney Hodges, Lucian Truscott, J. Lawton Collins, Alexander "Sandy" Patch, Troy Middleton, Matthew Ridgeway, Mark Clark, and twenty-five other generals who served in the conflict. He describes their leadership and decision-making processes and provides miniature biographies and personality sketches of these men drawn from their personal papers, official records, and reflections of fellow officers.Delving deeper than other studies, this path-breaking work produces a seamless analysis of Marshall's selection process of operational-level commanders. Taaffe also critiques the performance of these generals during the war and reveals the extent to which their actions served as stepping stones to advancement.Ambitious in scope and filled with sharp insights, Marshall and His Generals is essential reading for anyone interested in World War II and military leadership more generally.

Hardcover:

9780700618125 | Univ Pr of Kansas, October 18, 2011, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: General George C.

Paperback:

9780700619429 | Univ Pr of Kansas, August 6, 2013, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: A no-holds-barred, brutally frank memoir about one Marine’s life on the front lines—and the sacrifices, suffering, and raw courage of the men in foxholes, locked in mortal combat with an enemy sworn to fight to the death. A MARINE RIFLEMAN’S VIVID, BRUTALLY CANDID MEMOIR OF LIFE AND DEATH ON THEFRONT LINES OF WORLD WAR II IN THE PACIFICJim McEnery’s rifle company—made famous by the HBO miniseries The Pacific—fought in some of the most ferocious battles of World War II...read more
By Bill Sloan (contributor)

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9781451659139 | Simon & Schuster, June 5, 2012, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: In the tradition of E.

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9781451659146 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, June 11, 2013), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A no-holds-barred, brutally frank memoir about one Marine’s life on the front lines—and the sacrifices, suffering, and raw courage of the men in foxholes, locked in mortal combat with an enemy sworn to fight to the death.

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9781452637754 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, June 5, 2012), cover price $83.99 | About this edition: In what may be the last memoir to be published by a living veteran of the pivotal invasion of Guadalcanal, which occurred almost seventy years ago, Marine Jim McEnery has teamed up with author Bill Sloan to create an unforgettably immersive chronicle of horror and heroism.
9781452607757 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, June 5, 2012), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: In what may be the last memoir to be published by a living veteran of the pivotal invasion of Guadalcanal, which occurred almost seventy years ago, Marine Jim McEnery has teamed up with author Bill Sloan to create an unforgettably immersive chronicle of horror and heroism.
9781452657752 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, June 5, 2012), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In what may be the last memoir to be published by a living veteran of the pivotal invasion of Guadalcanal, which occurred almost seventy years ago, Marine Jim McEnery has teamed up with author Bill Sloan to create an unforgettably immersive chronicle of horror and heroism.

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Product Description: A POWERFULLY WROUGHT MILITARY MEMOIR BY A MEMBER OF WORLD WAR II'S FABLED 1ST MARINE DIVISION Sterling Mace's unit was the legendary "K-3-5" (for Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment of the 1st Marine Division) and his story takes readers through some of the most intense action of the Pacific War, from the seldom-seen perspective of a rifleman at the point of attack...read more

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9781250005052, titled "Battleground Pacific: A Marine Rifleman's Combat Odyssey in K/3/5" | St Martins Pr, May 8, 2012, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: A POWERFULLY WROUGHT MEMOIR BY A MEMBER OF WWII'S FABLED 1ST MARINE DIVISION Sterling Mace's unit was the legendary "K-3-5" (for Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment of the 1st Marine Division) and his story takes readers through some of the most intense action of the Pacific War, from the seldom-seen perspective of a rifleman at the point of attack.

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9781250029638, titled "Battleground Pacific: A Marine Rifleman's Combat Odyssey in K/3/5" | Reprint edition (Griffin, May 28, 2013), cover price $16.99 | also contains Battleground Pacific: A Marine Rifleman's Combat Odyssey in K/3/5 | About this edition: A POWERFULLY WROUGHT MILITARY MEMOIR BY A MEMBER OF WORLD WAR II'S FABLED 1ST MARINE DIVISION Sterling Mace's unit was the legendary "K-3-5" (for Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment of the 1st Marine Division) and his story takes readers through some of the most intense action of the Pacific War, from the seldom-seen perspective of a rifleman at the point of attack.

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[MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.] [Read by Donald Corren] The riveting story of the submarine force that helped win World War II by ravaging Japan's merchant fleet and destroying its economy. The War Below is a dramatic account of extraordinary heroism, ingenuity, and perseverance - and the vital role American submarines played in winning the Pacific War. Focusing on the unique stories of the submarines Silversides, Drum, and Tang -- and the men who skippered and crewed them -- James Scott takes readers beneath the waves to experience the thrill of a direct hit on a merchant ship and the terror of depth charge attacks. It's a story filled with incredible feats of courage, including an emergency appendectomy performed with spoons by an inexperienced medic and the desperate struggle of sailors to escape from a flooded submarine stuck on the bottom, as well as tragic moments such as American submarines sinking an unmarked enemy ship carrying some 1,800 American POWs. The casualty rate among submariners topped that of all military branches, a staggering six times higher than the surface navy. The war claimed almost one out of every five boats. But Japan was so ravaged by the loss of precious fuel and supplies that by war's end, Japanese warships lay at anchor while hungry civilians ate sawdust. Scott paints an unforgettable picture of the dangerous life submariners endured, including the atrocious prison camps where the Japanese beat, tortured, and starved captured Allied troops. Based on more than one hundred interviews with submarine veterans and a review of more than three thousand pages of previously unpublished letters, diaries, and personal writings, The War Below allows readers to experience the Pacific War as never before.
By Donald Corren (narrator)

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9781482912203 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 14, 2013), cover price $29.95
9781482912227 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 14, 2013), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.

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By Donald Corren (narrator)

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9781482912197, titled "The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 14, 2013), cover price $90.00

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By Marcus Brotherton (contributor), Adam Makos and Tom Weiner (narrator)

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9781482910452 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 2, 2013), cover price $29.95

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9781482910483, titled "Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories of the Marine Heroes of World War II: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 2, 2013), cover price $105.00

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