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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 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Makos, Adam
By Brotherton, Marcus

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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 compiled an oral history of the Pacific... War in the words of the men who fought on the front lines. With unflinching honesty, these Marines 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 With unprecedented access to the veterans, rare photographs, and unpublished memoirs, Voices of the Pacific presents true stories of heroism as told by such World War II veterans as Sid Phillips, R. V. Burgin, and Chuck Tatum--whose exploits were featured in the HBO(R) miniseries, The Pacific --and their Marine buddies from the legendary 1st Marine Division. Includes rare photos!
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ISBN 9780425257838
Released NZ 11 Feb 2014
Publisher Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780425257838
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Berkley Publishing Corporation,U.S.
Released 11 Feb 2014
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Makos, Adam
By Brotherton, Marcus
Category World History: Second World War
American History
Military History
Battles & Campaigns
Military Life & Institutions
Number of Pages 416
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 227mm
Spine: 28mm
Dewey Code 940.54597309
Weight 500g
Interest Age 18+ years
Reading Age 18+ years
Library of Congress Marines, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Pacific Ocean, Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
NBS Text Military History
ONIX Text General/trade

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