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The Marines in World War II

From Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay (The G.I. Series)

by Christopher J. Anderson

  • 49 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • United States.,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Pacific area,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Military - World War II,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • United States,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • 20th century,
  • Campaigns,
  • History,
  • Marine Corps

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8159433M
    ISBN 100791066711
    ISBN 109780791066713

    In the US Navy had 17 battleships - of which eight would be knocked out on the first day of the war - four aircraft carriers, and about , men including reservists. Pearl Harbor so weakened it that it was unable to prevent the Japanese capture of the Philippines and a vast sweep of Pacific islands. By it was the strongest navy the world had ever seen, with . • There were many movies made about World War II. “Unbroken” is the story of an Olympian who survives a plane crash during World War II only to be captured by Japanese military. • A turning point in the war was the Battle of Midway. “Midway” portrays the real life heroes who fought the battle, six months after the events at Pearl.

    Jaroslav Hašek's black satire, the inspiration for such works as Joseph Heller's Catch Good-natured and garrulous, Švejk becomes the Austro-Hungarian army's most loyal Czech soldier when he is called up on the outbreak of the First World War - although. Marines have traditionally served as part of the complement of naval warships. In World War II, this service was confined mostly to the larger-sized ships — battleships (BB); cruisers, both heavy (CA) and light (CL); and carriers and light carriers (CV or CVL). Smaller ships normally carried a Marine detachment only when they served as flagships.

    During World War II, embedded with the United States Marine Corps, he covered the battles at Attu, Tarawa, Saipan, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. He also authored five books on World War II, including Tarawa: The Story of a Battle Robert Lee Sherrod was an /5. This book, the third in a projected five-volume series, continues the comprehensive history of Marine Corps operations in World War II. The story .


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