World War II was the first war in which amphibious landings played a truly significant role in the outcome of a global conflict. Drawing on the testimony of hundreds of participants, the author recounts their experiences in the Allied amphibious landings, vividly describing some of the most significant battles of the war. Organized chronologically, the first half of the book ...
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British and American Experience of Seaborne Landings, 1939-1945
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My Thirty-Year War
In the Spring of 1974, 2nd Lt. Hiroo Onoda of the Japanese army made world headlines when he emerged from the Philippine jungle after a thirty-year ordeal. Hunted in turn by American troops, the Philippine army and police, hostile islanders, and eventually successive Japanese search parties, Onoda had skillfully outmaneuvered all his pursuers, convinced that World War II was still ...
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