The Pacific, Volume One

Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal

Jay Wertz

This powerful initial volume in the War Stories: World War II Firsthand series includes events that took place before and after the devastating Pearl Harbor attack that brought the United States and Japan face to face in war.
Publication date:
November 2014
Publisher :
Monroe Publications
Language:
English
Series :
War Stories: World War II Firsthand
Illustration :
more than 180 colour and black and white imgaes
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9780984212705
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£24.95
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Overview
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• A complete picture of the beginnings of World War II in the Pacific theatre.

This powerful initial volume in the War Stories: World War II Firsthand series includes events that took place before and after the devastating Pearl Harbor attack that brought the United States and Japan face to face in war. Included are eyewitness accounts of survivors of the December 7, 1941 attack on America's major battleships, defenders of Bataan and Corregidor; participants in the pivotal Battle of Midway, the Marines that first waded ashore at Guadalcanal and many, many others. Full color throughout, rich with images and original 3-D maps, the 9" x 12" volume also features solid historical analysis of the war's timeline and quotes from military and political leaders, giving a complete picture of this part of the war. The volume won Best Book 2011 in the History: Military/Political category from USA Book News.