See details for additional description. I collect Ollie North books because I enjoy his writing. To me, there are no negatives about Ollie's books. They all positivly portray the United States as a peaceful nation only fighting when survival of the American way of life is in jeopardy.
War stories II : heroism in the Pacific
Ollie North is a true American Hero. I will continue buying his books until my library is complete. Ebay has been the best buying source for me.
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Skip to main content. About this product. Make an offer:. Discounts: Include Coupons Include Offers member of ISBN When it comes to sheer savagery endured by the American fighting man, few combat theaters could matc Here, in their own words, are the compelling stories of American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines, as told to decorated combat veteran Lt. Colonel Oliver North.
In War Stories II: Heroism in the Pacific, North reveals:Eyewitness testimony from Pearl Harbor veterans that Japanese Zeros did not fire the first shots: our defending forces did—with startling resultsThe living hell of the Bataan Death March and the daring rescue of the Ghosts of BataanThe big battles: the Coral Sea, Midway, Guadalcanal, the Marianas, LeyteHow Americans cracked the secret Japanese JN code and changed the course of the warWar Stories II: Heroism in the Pacific is the essential book for every veteran of the war, every student of military history, and every American who is inspired by the courage and sacrifice of the Greatest Generation in one of its greatest moments.
At each stage of each major battle, a veteran tells the story of what he experienced, including a number of survivors from the Bataan Death March. For the casual reader, or the historian who has no specialized in the Pacific At several hundred pages, this is an excellent concise history of the Pacific Theatre of World War II. For the casual reader, or the historian who has no specialized in the Pacific War, this is a very engaging and fast-moving history of a difficult kind of war.
Dec 03, Nathan Shepherd rated it it was amazing. Written - for the most part - chronologically and by battle. Includes plenty of first-person accounts. An absolutely incredible reading experience that takes you through the ups and downs of what it would have been like to be a Marine in the s.
Sep 15, booklady marked it as possible-purchase Recommended to booklady by: Robert Glossup.
He flew in all three conflicts and recommended this series to me. I'm passing on the recommendation to all my fellow former military friends.
These look incredible! Jan 13, Tyler Hochstetler rated it really liked it. This book on the war in the Pacific feels very personal; lots of individual testimonies gives it a unique outlook.
Certainly worth reading. Apr 25, Carolyn rated it really liked it. Very readable explanations of what happened in the Pacific theater and in-their-own-words, personal stories by various participants. I will never go shopping on Memorial Day again.
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Apr 28, Jessica rated it really liked it. Veterens tell their stories about the war in the Pacific.
I like war history, thought it was a pretty good book. What you didn't learn about the war with Japan. They are called the greatest generation for a reason. May 25, Trudi rated it it was amazing. A very personal account of ordinary people who are extraordinary heroic in times of war. North blends historic fact with personal account that makes history a joy to read. Mike rated it really liked it Apr 01, Lacey rated it really liked it Jan 04, Brett rated it liked it Mar 27, Cindy rated it it was amazing Feb 20, Granny rated it really liked it Jun 12, Aneudi rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Emma Dummermuth rated it it was amazing May 31, Logan Shelnutt rated it really liked it Jan 28, Randy rated it liked it Oct 03, Ted rated it really liked it May 10, John rated it liked it Sep 11, Scott rated it really liked it Jan 11, Ian rated it it was amazing Apr 06,