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Battles of the Pacific War 1941 – 1945 By Matthew Adams
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On the 7th of December, 1941 hundreds of Japanese aircraft took off from a group of aircraft carriers. Their target was Pearl Harbour in Oahu, Hawaii which was home of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. The... More > Pacific War began here, and for almost four years the United States and their allies remained at war with the Japanese Empire. During this period the war in the Pacific engulfed much of Asia, from the borders of India to the islands of Indonesia on the outskirts of Australia. This is a concise, yet detailed, historical account of the Pacific War that recounts some of the largest battles in the Pacific Theatre. Famous 20th century battles in the vast seas, islands and jungles of the Pacific region, beginning with the devastating Japanese airstrike at Pearl Harbour. A tale of epic confrontations, Battles of the Pacific War 1941 – 1945 recalls where, when and how the Pacific War was won and lost within the battlefields of the Pacific.< Less
PACIFIC! Japanese & USMC Forces 1939-1945 By Dean Wilson
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Flames of War compliant suplement detailing the Japanese and USMC Forces for the Pacific Theatre of WW2, 1937 to 1945. Includes special rules on bunkers, detailed order of battle for IJN forces from... More > the invasion of China in '37 to defence of the Home Islands in '45. Including engineering rules, obstacles and comprehensive rules on bunkers, obstacles, kamikaze atacks, banzai charges and desperate defenders rules. Detailed TO&E for the USMC from D-Series, E-Series and finally F-Series organisation -rules foramphibious assaulots, engineers, ship-to-shore bombardments and a whole host more! Fully illustrated with pictures, photographs and a comprehensive rules and order of battle section make this an invaluable addition to your FoW collection.< Less
PACIFIC! Japanese & USMC Forces 1939-1945 By Dean Wilson
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Flames of War compliant suplement detailing the Japanese and USMC Forces for the Pacific Theatre of WW2, 1937 to 1945. Includes special rules on bunkers, detailed order of battle for IJN forces from... More > the invasion of China in '37 to defence of the Home Islands in '45. Including engineering rules, obstacles and comprehensive rules on bunkers, obstacles, kamikaze atacks, banzai charges and desperate defenders rules. Detailed TO&E for the USMC from D-Series, E-Series and finally F-Series organisation -rules foramphibious assaulots, engineers, ship-to-shore bombardments and a whole host more! Fully illustrated with pictures, photographs and a comprehensive rules and order of battle section make this an invaluable addition to your FoW collection.< Less
The Complete Air Adventures of Gales & McGill, Volume 1: 1927–29 By Frederick Nebel & John Locke
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Meet Bill Gales and Mike McGill, hard fighting and high flying soldiers of fortune; freelancers for hire from China to Borneo and beyond. Follow their hard-boiled exploits in the sinister Far East of... More > the 1920s. Discover Frederick Nebel’s place as a major producer for the rough paper pages of the Fiction House line of magazines with an in-depth introduction by John Locke.< Less
A Sailor's Story By Alexander Nadolny
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The memories of a sailor before and during World War II aboard the USS Louisville and as a deep sea diver in the Pacific theatre.
A Sailor's Story By Alexander Nadolny
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The memories of a sailor before and during World War II aboard the USS Louisville and as a deep sea diver in the Pacific theatre.
World War II Sea War, Volume 12: Anzio, Kwajalein, Eniwetok and the Admiralty Islands By Don Kindell et al.
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Volume 12 covers all naval engagements during the first three months of 1944. In the Pacific, US Operation Cartwheel successfully isolates the strong Japanese force at Rabaul. US and Australian... More > forces advance along the New Guinea coast toward the Philippines. The US Navy wages the air attack on Truk, then captures the Gilbert and Marshall Islands. Meanwhile in Europe, the Allies invade Italy at Anzio and prepare for their landing at Norma< Less
World War Ii Sea War, Volume 12: Anzio, Kwajalein, Eniwetok and the Admiralty Islands By Donald A. Bertke et al.
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Volume 12 covers all naval engagements during the first three months of 1944. In the Pacific, US Operation Cartwheel successfully isolates the strong Japanese force at Rabaul. US and Australian... More > forces advance along the New Guinea coast toward the Philippines. The US Navy wages the air attack on Truk, then captures the Gilbert and Marshall Islands. Meanwhile in Europe, the Allies invade Italy at Anzio and prepare for their landing at Normandy, France.< Less
The Big Spud: The USS Idaho In World War II: A War Diary By a Member of Its VO Squadron By William Schumann
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. As well as being a memoir based on the author's secret wartime diary, it is also the only complete history of the battleship ever published. The author, who... More > served on the ship throughout the war, was the observer in a Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplane used for aerial spotting and observation, especially during the shelling of enemy defenses during amphibious invasions. In addition to his diary, he researched the ship's records in the archives to produce this complete history/memoir. 79 photos, 43 documents, 2 maps.< Less
Kamikaze Destroyer: U S S Hugh W. Hadley (D D 774) By Jeffrey R. Veesenmeyer
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Merriam Press Naval History NH3 (First Edition, 2014). The Hadley was a destroyer which served in the U.S. Navy and in early May 1945 was assigned to radar picket duty at Okinawa. On 11 May, a large... More > force of Japanese aircraft attacked. Hadley fought off these attackers, but not without damage to itself. Hadley fought on, but was hit by a bomb and three kamikaze aircraft. Hadley shot down a record 23 aircraft that day and aided in splashing many others, but lost 30 crew members. A determined crew kept her afloat and she was towed back to the States. This new book by a relative of a crew member killed that day off Okinawa, tells the story of the ship, and that fateful day, through the words of many of the survivors, which the author interviewed. This is not just a story about a ship, but about the men that made that ship a legend in the annals of Navy history. 9 appendices, bibliography, 112 photos, 7 illustrations, 6 maps.< Less

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