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No Time To Waste
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
No Time To Waste is a true story of amazing grace at Pearl Harbor, Guadalacanal, under the South China Sea, over the Ho Chi Minh Trail and in the hearts of two veterans—best friends—long after their combat days were over. “Marvel at how God's sovereign grace conquered the hearts of self-made, self-satisfied men…”
Dear Mrs. Gray
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Dear Mrs. Gray is not just another story about overt heroism and life in the U.S. during World War II. From Warren's brushes with fame and reflections on life at Camp Wolters, to Violet's stories of survival on the home front, their love and devotion is expressed through letters to each other. Dear Mrs. Gray is a diary, love story and history lesson that delivers.
Destiny In The Pacific
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 114,680. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Set in the first desperate year of the Pacific War, "Destiny in the Pacific" tells the story of Bryan Michaels, a disgraced Naval Aviator. A promising career in shambles, his time in the Navy drawing to a close, Bryan is given a second chance following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Jump into the cockpit for the air battles of Coral Sea and Midway and much, much more. "Destiny" puts you there.
The Short Life of a Valiant Ship
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
On October 15, 1942 the destroyer USS Meredith, and the tug USS Vireo, were attacked and sunk by Japanese aircraft carrier planes. For four days, the survivors floated in oil-covered waters, and watched helplessly while their comrades died or drowned or were devoured by sharks. Only ninety-six of the 329 crewmen of both ships, survived to be rescued
The Hell Hawk Poems
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A collection of poems from World War II, primarily focusing on the war in the South Pacific and, in particular, the Solomon Islands Campaign. The poems were collected by William C. Livingood while he was a Flight Surgeon assigned to the U. S. Marine Corps fighter squadron, VMF-213, also known as the Hell Hawks. Many of the poems were written by a VMF-213 pilot.
When John Frum Came - A Novel of South Pacific Cargo Cults
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,870. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Pacific Islanders were plantation slaves to the Brits before WWII. Mythic John Frum urged natives to “go back to custom,” earning a price on his head. A Boston missionary and a cargo cult shaman awaiting ships full of food meet on Christ’s Despair Island and experience the culture clash with ironic humor and action adventures involving the Japanese, US Navy, and cannibal headhunters.
U.S. Marines History: The 1st Marine Division and Its Regiments, 5th Marines, 7th Marines, 11th Marines, Guadalcanal, Lineage, Honors and Commanding Officers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The 1st Marine Division is the direct descendant of the Advance Base Brigade, which was activated on 23 December 1913 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the early years of its existence, the brigade was deployed to a number of troubled areas in the Caribbean.