Island Infernos: The US Army's Pacific War Odyssey, 1944
- Air, Ground, & Naval Warfare, American History, World War II
A deadly year in the Pacific
John C. McManus’s award-winning Fire and Fortitude enthralled readers with an unforgettable and authoritative account of the US Army’s evolution during the Pacific War, from the devastation of Pearl Harbor to the bloody battle for Makin Island in 1943. Now, in this second volume, McManus follows the Army as they land on Saipan, Guam, and Okinawa, climaxing with the American return to the Philippines, one of the largest, most complex operations in American history.
Brilliantly researched and written, the narrative moves seamlessly from the highest generals to the lowest foot soldiers and in between, capturing the true essence of this horrible conflict. It is a masterful history by one of our finest historians of World War II.
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|Release Date:||November 9, 2021|