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Island infernos : the US army's Pacific war odyssey, 1944

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  • Temps de fonctionnement: 25:12 hrs
    Voix de: Walter Dixon
    Publisher:
    Penguin Audio, 2021
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

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  • Contributor: Dixon, Walter
    Edition: Unabridged
    Date:
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    2021
    Summary:

    From the author of Fire and Fortitude , the continuation of the US Army's epic crusade in the Pacific War, from the battle of Saipan to the occupation of Japan John C. McManus's award-winning Fire and Fortitude enthralled readers with an unforgettable and authoritative account of the US Army's evolution during the Pacific War, from the devastation of Pearl Harbor to the bloody battle for Makin Island in 1943. Now, in this second and final volume, he follows the Army as they land on Saipan, Guam, and Okinawa, climaxing with the American return to the Philippines, one of the largest, most complex operations in American history and one that would eventually account for one-third of all American casualties in the Pacific-Asia theater. Brilliantly researched and written, the narrative moves seamlessly from the highest generals to the lowest foot soldiers and in between, capturing the true essence of this horrible conflict. It is a masterful history by one of our finest historians of World War II.

    Original Publisher: New York, Penguin Audio
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780593457764