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Voices from the Pacific War: Blue Jackets Remember

Petty's valuable oral history contains 23 accounts from enlistee veterans of the U.S. Navy in World War II. Many had joined the navy before Pearl Harbor because of the Depression, and a fair number stayed in the navy after the war. One and all were proud to have served.

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Saipan: Oral Histories of the Pacific War

The battle for Saipan is remembered as one of the bloodiest battles fought in the Pacific during World War II. Visible reminders of the devastation still exist. One can find human remains scattered on the jungle floor or in caves throughout the island. 

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At War in the Pacific: Personal Accounts of WWII Navy and Marine Corps Officers

More than 16 million Americans served in the military during World War II, and nearly 3 million of them spent time in the Pacific theater. Before the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States looked to graduates of the naval academy to fill its need for qualified officers.

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New Zealand in the Pacific War

This book, my fourth on the subject of World War II in the Pacific, is as much about the U.S. as it is about New Zealand, due to the fact that the Pacific Theater of war was American led. This volume is broken into four parts.

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