25 Best World War II Sites - Pacific Theater (Historic Travel Series): The Ultimate Traveler's Guide to the Battlefields, Monuments and Museums

25 Best World War II Sites - Pacific Theater (Historic Travel Series): The Ultimate Traveler's Guide to the Battlefields, Monuments and Museums

by Chuck Thompson

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25 Best World War II Sites - Pacific Theater (Historic Travel Series): The Ultimate Traveler's Guide to the Battlefields, Monuments and Museums by Chuck Thompson

Follow the footsteps of history with the world's first and only comprehensive guide covering the entire Pacific Theater. Directions to everything from jungle relics and city museums to landing beaches and hallowed battlefields. More than 500 individual points of interest and detailed histories. With maps of all sites and more than 40 color photos. In-depth travel information and Insider tips. Accommodations close to major sites and spectacular beaches. Never before documented sites. For the casual traveler or dedicated war buff, this unique, all-encompassing guide is an essential part of any trip to Asia or the Pacific. Meticulous, up-to-date research makes getting to sites easy, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the beaches and other fabled attractions of some of the most beautiful islands and vibrant cities in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780966635263
Publisher: Davis, A. S. Media Group
Publication date: 12/28/2002
Series: Greenline Historic Travel
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
Distances, Directions and Guidesx
1.Pearl Harbor/Oahu1
2.Corregidor10
3.Singapore18
4.Saipan28
5.Hiroshima36
6.Peleliu/Palau44
7.Solomon Islands54
8.Aleutian Islands (Unalaska/Dutch Harbor)66
9.Okinawa78
10.Marshall Islands88
11.Tokyo98
12.Guadalcanal108
13.Tarawa118
14.Nagasaki/Kyushu126
15.Leyte134
16.Tinian142
17.Kanchanaburi150
18.Chuuk (Truk)158
19.Manila168
20.Guam178
21.Nanjing188
22.Bataan196
23.Emiej Island204
24.Papua New Guinea212
25.North America222
Auxiliary Sites232
Bibliography236
Index237

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