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Bloody Pacific

American soldiers at war with Japan

by Peter Schrijvers

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndsmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaigns,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Foreign service,
  • Armed Forces

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Schrijvers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767 .S352 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 278 p. :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24846918M
    ISBN 109780230274365
    LC Control Number2010549617

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    , Bloody Pacific: American soldiers at war with Japan / Peter Schrijvers Palgrave Macmillan Basingstoke Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. The South Pacific Lifeline to Australia The P Warhawk Disc #3 -- America vs. Japan: The Bloody War in the Pacific - Guadalcanal and Beyond Converging Courses First Offensive Battle of Savo Island First Days Ashore Battle of theTenaru Battle of the Eastern Solomons Boredom & Fear The Kawaguichi Brigade Battle of Edson's Ridge Actions Along.

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Bloody Pacific by Peter Schrijvers Download PDF EPUB FB2

His work on World War II has received international acclaim and been made a selection of the History Book Club in the US.

Review 'This terrifying, remarkable work examines the attitudes, perceptions, and behavior of U.S. fighting men in the Pacific theater during World War by: 3. Based on countless diaries and letters, Schrijvers recounts American GIs' experiences in Asia and the Pacific. From the daunting spaces of the China-India theatre to the fortress islands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, he brings to life their struggle with suffocating wilderness, devastating diseases, and.

"Just when it appeared that little remained to be said about the Pacific War, Schrijvers produces the best social history of the conflict to date This is an important book, not only about WWII but also about the nature of war itself Cited by: 3.

Bloody Pacific tells the real story of the attitudes and behaviour of American fighting men in the war against Japan. Revealing much about the nature of this terrifying conflict that.

Bloody Pacific by Peter Schrijvers,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). Based on countless diaries and letters, Schrijvers recounts American GIs' experiences in Asia and the Pacific.

From the daunting spaces of the China-India theatre to the fortress islands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, he brings to life their struggle with suffocating wilderness, devastating diseases, and Japanese soldiers who preferred death over life.

Thumbing through Hammel and Lane's book one initially suspects that the pictures are the story. Contrary to this first impression, the book is an excellent telling of the battle for Betio Island in the Tarawa Atoll.

Augmented by literally hundreds of top quality combat photos the tale flows in a most easily understood s: 9. Enter the exotic world of the South Pacific, meet the men and women caught up in the drama of a big war.

The young Marine who falls madly in love with a beautiful Tonkinese girl. Nurse Nellie and her French planter, Emile De Becque. The soldiers, sailors, and nurses playing at war and waiting for love in a tropic paradise.4/5().

Bloody Mary is a character in the book Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener, which was made into the musical South Pacific by Rodgers and Hammerstein, and later into a film in The Bloody Mary character is Vietnamese (Tonkinese).

Tonkin is. The highly successful musical play South Pacific by Rodgers and Hammerstein, which opened on Broadway on April 7,was based on the stories in Tales of the South Pacific. In particular, the stories used were "Fo' Dolla'", about Bloody Mary, Liat, and Lieutenant Joe Cable; and "Our Heroine", about Nellie Forbush and Emile de Becque.

“A story of courage in the face of fear, intense fighting despite overwhelming odds, and brotherhood in the midst of horrific warfare.”—Marcus Brotherton, author of Voices of the Pacific “Epic yet excruciatingly personal, riveting, and authentic in every detail.”—Steven Pressfield, bestselling author of.

Get this from a library. Bloody Pacific: American soldiers at war with Japan. [Peter Schrijvers] -- Based on years of research and countless unpublished diaries and letters, Peter Schrijvers tells the real story of the attitudes and behaviour of American fighting men in the war against.

Get this from a library. Bloody Pacific: American soldiers at war with Japan. [Peter Schrijvers] -- Bloody Pacific tells the real story of the attitudes and behaviour of American fighting men in the war against Japan, revealing much about the nature of this terrifying conflict that has until now.

By a veteran of Lt. Col. Merritt A. Edson's battalion, and author of the Dick Winters biography Biggest Brother and coauthor of A Higher Call On the killing ground that was the island of Guadalcanal, a 2,yard-long ridge rose from the jungle canopy.

Behind it lay the all-important air base of Henderson Field/5(17). Former Marine and Pacific War veteran Robert Leckie tells the story of the invasion of Okinawa, the closing battle of World War II.

Leckie is a skilled military historian, mixing battle strategy and analysis with portraits of the men who fought on both sides to Reviews: South Pacific is based on novelist James Michener’s Tales of the South Pacific, printed in Rodgers and Hammerstein adapted several of its short stories, with Joshua Logan helping them on the.

A stirring narrative of World War II's final major battle--the Pacific war's largest, bloodiest, most savagely fought campaign--the last of its kind.

On Easter Sunday, April 1,more thanUS troops began landing on the only Japanese home soil invaded during the Pacific war/5(8). The Battle of Edson's Ridge, also known as the Battle of the Bloody Ridge, Battle of Raiders Ridge, and Battle of the Ridge, was a land battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II between Imperial Japanese Army and Allied (mainly United States Marine Corps) ground took place from 12–14 Septemberon Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, and was the second of three separate.

Seeing South Pacific again at Lincoln Center and reading Mr. Maslon’s book reminds us that all Americans were, to a degree, fighting two wars at once—and the battle continues. The book follows him through training, then to the Pacific outpost of Pavuvu, then into the battlefields of Peleliu and Okinawa.

Warning: this review includes some spoilers. But it’s a first-hand account, so obviously Sledge survived, or he wouldn’t have written the book/5(K). 2 days ago  Lessons from ‘Tales of the South Pacific’ for today The war in the Pacific holds the keys to addressing our problems today.

In this Jan. 19,photo, black smoke rises from burning targets at. Former AP reporter and veteran military historian Wheelan (Midnight in the Pacific: Guadalcanal—The World War II Battle That Turned the Tide of War,etc.) reminds readers that by the time an immense armada descended on the island of Okinawa on April 1,Japanese leaders knew the war was lost.A detailed description of Tales of the South Pacific characters and their importance.