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Wake Island 1941

Moran, Jim

Wake Island 1941

a battle to make the gods weep

by Moran, Jim

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Published by Osprey Pub. in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wake Island, Battle of, Wake Island, 1941

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 94) and index.

    StatementJim Moran ; illustrated by Peter Dennis
    SeriesCampaign -- 144
    ContributionsDennis, Peter, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767.99.W3 M67 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25124097M
    ISBN 109781849086035, 9781849086042, 9781849089432
    LC Control Number2011456981

    Pacific Alamo by John Wukovits rates in the Top Four books on the defence of Wake Island. I am the great-nephew of Retired Rear Admiral Winfield Scott Cunningham, then Island Commander, and have collected material and books for over 24 years on the heroic events at Wake a little biased, Wake Island Command, by Winfield Scott Cunningham, published by Little, Brown in , is 5/5(5).


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Tactical Defeat or Strategic Victory: The Battle of Wake Island- Dec(World War II) by U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and Penny Hill Press Inc | out of 5 stars 2. This book tells the complete story of the vicious fighting on Wake Island, one of the near-legendary 'last stands' made by US military forces.

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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During Wolrd War II (), on the same day that the Japanese /5. Wake Rosters. Blue Book Here is a full PDF copy of the Wake Island “Blue Book” with a corresponding page of notes and corrections.

I have also posted rosters for all civilians and military personnel at the start of war on Wake in December Blue Book notes These are notes and corrections to the Blue Book, the formal title of which is “A Report to Returned CPNAB Prisoner of War Heroes.

On the same day that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, they also launched air attacks on Wake Island, an American marine and naval base in the Pacific. Three days later a Japanese invasion force stormed the island, but were bloodily repulsed by the scratch force of marines, sailors and even service personnel who defended it.

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The Epic Saga of the Civilian Contractors and Marines of Wake Island in World War II By Bonita Gilbert 6 x 9, pages, 16 pages photos Hardback and E-book Print ISBN E-book ISBN December Information Sheet (PDF) Published by: Casemate Publishers Darby Road Havertown, PA Phone   Despite US attempts to relieve the island, the Japanese launched a much greater invasion a few weeks later and, despite gallant resistance, eventually caused the US Forces to surrender.

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Download Wake Island A battle to make the gods weep, Campaign Series, Book (Campaign). Despite US attempts to relieve the island, the Japanese launched a much greater invasion a few weeks later and, despite gallant resistance, eventually caused the US Forces to surrender.

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WISH LIST. Retail $ SAVE 33%. Osprey Publishing Item # ospcam Specifications: Osprey-Publishing Product Number: CAM; IN. Described as one of the loneliest atolls in the Pacific, Wake Island is a submerged volcano top, which consists of Wake and two other islets, Wilkes and Peale.

Wake Island is miles from the nearest land, and approximately 2, miles from Honolulu. Claimed and annexed by the United States inthe military had decided in the s, with the clouds of war suddenly beginning to darken. Wake Island A battle to make the gods weep by Jim Moran in CHM, DOC, FB2 download e-book.

Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). Victory in Defeat: The Wake Island Defenders in Captivity, – by Gregory J.

Urwin. Naval Institute Press,pp. The adage “Don’t judge a book by its cover” perfectly applies to Gregory Urwin’s Victory in title may lead some potential readers to dismiss the book as simply another treatment of World War II with a focus on US Marines or prisoners of war (POW).

Defense Installations on Wake; Surface Action of 11 December ; U.S. and Japanese Naval Operations About Wake; Situation on Wake Island,23 December ; Situation on Wake Island at Time of Surrender; Japanese Landing on Wilkes; U.S.

Counterattack on Wilkes; Pacific Ocean: Distances from Wake. Return to HyperWar: U.S. Marine Corps in. Jim Moran has 26 books on Goodreads with ratings. Jim Moran’s most popular book is Wake Island A battle to make the gods weep.

Devereux remarked in his book, The Story of Wake Island, that Putnam “looked like hell itself his face was a red smear.” Civilian contractors are marched off to captivity after Wake fell to the Japanese, Decem Some contractors remained to finish construction projects under Japanese occupation.

The gallant defenders of Wake would be left alone, and had to surrender on Christmas Day after inflicting severe casualties on Japanese invaders. Judging the relief of Wake, or better, the failure to relieve the island, is difficult, because it is a defeat that was preventable, but also one for which no one can be made responsible.

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Three days later a. The campaign of Wake Island, which took place between 8 and 23 Decemberwas not a very large battle, but definitely an extremely dramatic one - and American defenders of this little atoll deserve every single word of respectful praise they ever received. Any book about this battle should be - and always will be - measured to the highest /5(16).

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