Books tagged: pacific war

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The Deep Enders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
His life destroyed by the attack on Pearl Harbor, a troubled teen is sent to the supposed safety of Australia - only to be dragged into a murder-mystery with a beautiful Japanese girl and a cheeky Aboriginal prankster. As racist rich kids, gangsters and spy-hunters close in, the trio is suddenly swept into the thick of WWII in this action-packed YA historical fiction.
A Tribute To Tony Farina
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This is a tribute to my brother, Tony Farina, who served three years in the U. S. Army in Europe and in the Pacific Area. He was in on the Invasion of Europe and in the battle for Okinawa. He died at age 90 in March, 2015. Not one for talking about himself, I'd like to do a little of it for him.
Okinawa- 1945
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The shining story of the US Marine corps historic battle on the island of OKINAWA 1945.
The Java Gold - Book One: The Odyssey
Series: The Java Gold. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Now Semi finalist 2016 Adventure Writers Contest!. 1942: At the last possible moment, when the Japanese are already launching the final assault on Java, a planeload of pure gold is hurriedly sent off to safety in Australia. A malignant twist of fate intervenes and the gold is lost. Misfortune, violence and death follow the surviving crew members when they try to retrieve the fortune after the war
Pearl Harbor: The Missing Motive
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan's surprise bombing of Pearl Harbor was an audacious strike. It was a futile military operation. The Japanese started a war they knew they would lose, and did so in a way guaranteed to enrage the enemy. Why? Not oil; that was obtainable in other ways. Conflicts old and new, from both within and without, forced a hard choice on Japan's leaders.
Iwo Jima and the Bonin Islands in U.S. - Japan Relations: American Strategy, Japanese Territory, and the Islanders In-between - World War II, Ogasawara, Kazan, Shogun, Chichi Jima Life, Marcus Island
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 347,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Marine Corps book is first and foremost a study on the "intra-alliance" dynamics in which one country, the United States, continued to occupy and administer islands that were recognized as Japanese territory.
Battles of the Pacific War 1941 - 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: British English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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.
The Colonial Vet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
'The Colonial Vet in Fiji, Ceylon and Africa' is the colourful story of pioneering Australian veterinary surgeon, Charles Turbet, who after serving in WW1, spent most of his working life in Fiji, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Nyasaland (Malawi) as a government vet. An adventurous and intellectually curious man, Turbet made lasting impacts on stock breeding and animal husbandry everywhere he worked.
Wewak Mission
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Lionel Veale's story of the Wewak Mission provides readers with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every Coastwatcher party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines, seeking vital information which ultimately played an important part in the winning of the war.
Luzon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,650. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It’s 1941, and Riza Manceda, a beautiful American intelligence officer, needs someone to impersonate a Japanese officer for a dangerous mission to her homeland of the Philippines. Her search uncovers the ideal man in Daniel Suhiro, a first generation Nisei with perfect credentials for the job…but maybe not so perfect. The mission is to prevent the Japanese from discovering the Allies have...