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The Resource The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose

The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose

Label
The Pacific
Title
The Pacific
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Ambrose
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this companion book to the HBO series on the war in the Pacific, historian Hugh Ambrose focuses on five American soldiers who each took an active role in the difficult and costly--in terms of lives--campaign to reach the Japanese mainland. Ambrose recounts key battles--Guadalcanal, Midway, Okinawa, and the lesser-known Peleliu--and he provides a soldier's eye view of the events, conveying the great valor and sacrifices of those in uniform
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Summary
In this companion book to the HBO series on the war in the Pacific, historian Hugh Ambrose focuses on five American soldiers who each took an active role in the difficult and costly--in terms of lives--campaign to reach the Japanese mainland. Ambrose recounts key battles--Guadalcanal, Midway, Okinawa, and the lesser-known Peleliu--and he provides a soldier's eye view of the events, conveying the great valor and sacrifices of those in uniform
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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344096
Cataloging source
DLC
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Pacific (Television program)
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Ambrose, Hugh
Dewey number
940.5459730922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Marines
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion book to the television miniseries
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 489 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780451230232
Lccn
2009041530
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)426803539
Label
The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose
Publication
Note
Companion book to the television miniseries
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 489 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780451230232
Lccn
2009041530
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)426803539

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