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Our Jungle Road to Tokyo By Robert L. Eichelberger
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Our Jungle Road to Tokyo is the dazzling account of how US and Allied forces overcame incredible odds to rout invading Japanese from entrenched positions deep in the mountain jungles of Papua New... More > Guinea. Battles take place in swamps, impassable vegetation, coconut plantations with invisible snipers buried in tree roots, hillsides riddled with pill-boxes and maze-like underground bunkers impervious to artillery and mortar. It is a detailed, autobiographical report from a leading architect of the Southwest Pacific Campaign, General Robert Eichelberger, who took his orders directly from Big Chief himself, General Douglas MacArthur. The action begins in earnest with MacArthur’s chilling directive to Eichelberger regarding the recapturing of Buna, on Papua’s north coast: “Take Buna, Bob, or don’t come back alive.”< Less
Our Jungle Road to Tokyo By Robert L. Eichelberger
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Our Jungle Road to Tokyo is the dazzling account of how US and Allied forces overcame incredible odds to rout invading Japanese from entrenched positions deep in the mountain jungles of Papua New... More > Guinea. Battles take place in swamps, impassable vegetation, coconut plantations with invisible snipers buried in tree roots, hillsides riddled with pill-boxes and maze-like underground bunkers impervious to artillery and mortar. It is a detailed, autobiographical report from a leading architect of the Southwest Pacific Campaign, General Robert Eichelberger, who took his orders directly from Big Chief himself, General Douglas MacArthur. The action begins in earnest with MacArthur’s chilling directive to Eichelberger regarding the recapturing of Buna, on Papua’s north coast: “Take Buna, Bob, or don’t come back alive.”< Less
Our Jungle Road to Tokyo By Robert L. Eichelberger
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Our Jungle Road to Tokyo is the dazzling account of how US and Allied forces overcame incredible odds to rout invading Japanese from entrenched positions deep in the mountain jungles of Papua New... More > Guinea. Battles take place in swamps, impassable vegetation, coconut plantations with invisible snipers buried in tree roots, hill-sides riddled with pill-boxes and underground bunkers impervious to artillery and mortar. It is a detailed, autobiographical report from a leading architect of the Southwest Pacific Campaign, General Robert Eichelberger, who took his orders directly from Big Chief himself, General Douglas MacArthur. The action begins in earnest with MacArthur’s chilling directive to Eichelberger regarding the recapturing of Buna, on Papua’s north coast: “Take Buna, Bob, or don’t come back alive.”< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 65 By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The following articles on World War II are in this issue: (1) The High Water Mark of the Third Reich: German Defeat at Stalingrad (2) German Winter Units... More > at Stalingrad (3) Speech at the Session of the Politburo of the CC of the AUCP (B), 19 August 1939 (4) Milos: An Aegean Island Under German Occupation (5) The Caves of Anzio (6) A Commando Raid on Bardia (7) A Leavenworth Nightmare: The Battle for Buna (8) Guts, Grit and Goals: Pearl Harbor Survivor (9) Okinawa: Greatest Sea-Air Battle in History (10) The Frogmen of Eniwetok (11) Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis (12) The Mighty Eighth Flies Again (13) United States Navy Armed Guard (14) New Year’s Blast at Okinawa: The Tragedy of 2 January 1946. 163 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< Less
Our Jungle Road to Tokyo By Robert L. Eichelberger
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"Take Buna, Bob, or don't come back alive." - Douglas MacArthur to Robert Eichelberger. Our Jungle Road to Tokyo is the dazzling account of how US and Allied forces overcame incredible... More > odds to rout invading Japanese from entrenched positions deep in the mountain jungles of Papua New Guinea. Battles take place in swamps, impassable vegetation, coconut plantations with invisible snipers buried in tree roots, hillsides riddled with pill-boxes and maze-like underground bunkers impervious to artillery and mortar. *Annotated edition with footnotes and photographs from the Buna Campaign.< Less

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Cardboard Cardboard By Patrick G. Redford
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