Pacific War Diary, 1942-1945 / Edition 1

Pacific War Diary, 1942-1945 / Edition 1

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by James J Fahey
     
 

Throughout the World War II campaign in the Pacific, an ordinary seaman defied navy regulations by surreptitiously compiling a diary on scraps of paper. One of the most extraordinary personal documents to emerge from the war, James J. Fahey's diary presents a vivid picture of an average sailor's daily life—from the first battle to the typhoons and food

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Throughout the World War II campaign in the Pacific, an ordinary seaman defied navy regulations by surreptitiously compiling a diary on scraps of paper. One of the most extraordinary personal documents to emerge from the war, James J. Fahey's diary presents a vivid picture of an average sailor's daily life—from the first battle to the typhoons and food shortages to the final desperate attacks by kamikaze pilots and Japanese suicide ships.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618400805
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Edition description:
None
Pages:
426
Sales rank:
925,675
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Pt. IThe Solomons: October 1942 - May 19441
Pt. IIThe Marianas: May 1944 - August 1944139
Pt. IIIU.S.A.: August 1944 - October 1944203
Pt. IVThe Philippines - Mindoro, Luzon, Palawan: October 1944 - June 1945215
Pt. VBorneo: June 1945 - July 1945323
Pt. VIChina and Japan: July 1945 - December 1945353

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