Books tagged: guadalcanal

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Nazi Saboteurs on the Bayou
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,490. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
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A dead German in a whorehouse bed. A pair of bloated corpses floating in a Mississippi bayou. A mysterious notebook filled with unknown codes and hand drawn maps. A Mafia Don helping the Allies seek revenge on the Fascists. A series of anagrams challenging the code-breaking talents of the brilliant minds at Bletchley Park. A Nazi plot to sabotage the production of Higgins landing craft.
Slay Ride
Pre-release—available December 26, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
1943 Montana. Wounded in the Pacific, Police Chief Robert Garrett was hoping for a little much needed Peace on Earth, but finds himself chasing after a "fiendish" killer on Christmas Day--aided by eager young reporter Jamie Jameson.
Pacific Paradox
Series: Beresford Branson Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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· A nobleman’s errant son is despatched to the South seas to be blooded. · A tale of stumbling through intrigue, hunger, pangs of love-lust, deceit, loneliness, kidnap and hunger on his path to discovering common sense. · Coast-watching on Guadalcanal when the Japanese invade, he discovers the horrors of what war does to man on the one hand—and what unlikely friendships can...
U.S. Marines History: The 1st Marine Division and Its Regiments, 5th Marines, 7th Marines, 11th Marines, Guadalcanal, Lineage, Honors and Commanding Officers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: 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.
When John Frum Came - A Novel of South Pacific Cargo Cults
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,860. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » 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.
The Hell Hawk Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
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.
The Short Life of a Valiant Ship
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: 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
Destiny In The Pacific
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 114,680. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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.
Dear Mrs. Gray
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Romance » General
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.