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Victory in the Pacific

Author: Albert Marrin
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the weeks before and months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, [the author of this book] tells the stories that took place in the jungles of Guadalcanal and Betio. He accurately portrays the struggles of the Navy and Marines as they crossed the Pacific, island to island, making their way to Japan. [He] conveys the struggles of war, along with information on the workings of a submarine and the experience  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Marrin
OCLC Number: 71762420
Notes: Originally published: Sandwich, MA : Beautiful Feet Books, ©1983.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Rising sun over the Pacific --
Wings over water --
Canal --
Sun, Sand, Coral, and Blood --
Silent service --
Imperial sunset.
Responsibility: Albert Marrin.

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Focusing on the weeks before and months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, [the author of this book] tells the stories that took place in the jungles of Guadalcanal and Betio. He accurately portrays the struggles of the Navy and Marines as they crossed the Pacific, island to island, making their way to Japan. [He] conveys the struggles of war, along with information on the workings of a submarine and the experience of being stationed on one, along with technical information. [The book] is a fitting tribute to the American heroes who risked their all to answer the call of duty.-Back cover.

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