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Daniel W Ostler's libraryResults 1-10 of 41

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Singapore: The Japanese Version

Masanobu Tsuji - 1961 - World War, 1939-1945 - Snippet view

The Canadian Historical Review

1963 - Canada - Snippet view

Alone on Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story

Martin Clemens - 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
This remarkable memoir tells the compelling story of the near-mythic British district officer who helped shape the first great Allied counteroffensive. Scottish-born and Cambridge-educated, Martin Clemens managed to survive months behind Japanese ...

Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway

Jonathan B. Parshall, Anthony P. Tully - 2005 - History - Snippet view
Told from the Japanese perspective, using largely Japanese sources, this volume represents the first substantive contribution to the West's understanding of Midway in more than a generation.

American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880 - 1964

William Manchester - 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
Inspiring, outrageous... A thundering paradox of a man. Douglas MacArthur, one of only five men in history to have achieved the rank of General of the United States Army. He served in World Wars I, II, and the Korean War, and is famous for ...

A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight

Robert J. Mrazek - 2008 - History - Limited preview
One of the great untold stories of World War II finally comes to light in this thrilling account of Torpedo Squadron Eight and their heroic efforts in helping an outmatched U.S. fleet win critical victories at Midway and Guadalcanal. These 35 ...

North Atlantic Run: The Royal Canadian Navy and the Battle for the Convoys

Marc Milner - 2005 - History - No preview available
At the height of the Battle of the Atlantic, half of the Allied convoy escorts on the main trade routes were Canadian, but history has largely ignored their contribution and their bitter sacrifices of their struggle against U-boat attacks in 1942 ...