Books tagged: peleliu

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The Day That I Die
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » General
Retired marine colonel "Red" Elwell is sent on government business to the island of Peleliu, the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. On the night of his arrival, he is ambushed in the jungle by a band of men and bayoneted to death. Elwell had been a war hero and a public figure, and the press swarms in from the four corners of the globe.
Strategic and Operational Importance of Peleliu During the Pacific War - Bloodiest Pacific Battle of World War II and Island Seizure Did Little to Contribute to the Ultimate Defeat of the Japanese
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,420. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the idea that the operational decision to seize the island of Peleliu did little to affect the US strategic goal and outcome of the Pacific War during World War II.
Among Heroes: A Marine Corps Rifle Company on Peleliu - Sherman Tanks, C Company, Charlie Company, Incredible World War II Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the gripping tale of the 1944 attack by the 1st Marine Division on the Japanese occupied island of Peleliu, one of the many small but well-fortified islands of the Palau group in the western Carolines. The account by First Sergeant Jack Ainsworth tells the harrowing story of the assault.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Condition Red: Marine Defense Battalions in World War II - Pearl Harbor, Wake Island, African-American Defense Battalions, Peleliu, Marianas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan, its military leaders confident they could stagger the United States and gain time to seize the oil and other natural resources necessary to dominate the western Pacific, attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, sinking or badly damaging 18 ships, destroying some 200 aircraft, and killing more than 2,300 American servicemen.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Bloody Beaches: The Marines at Peleliu - Battles in the Palau Island Group, Ngesebus, Umurbrogol Pocket, Koror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battles of the Marines at Peleliu are recounted in this U.S. Marines history book.