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Old 07-08-03, 08:21 PM
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Ambrose for the WWII pacific theater?

I'm currently reading D Day by Ambrose. Ive recently read Pegasus Bridge, Band of Brothers and Citizen Soldiers. I like Ambrose's style and was wondering if there was a WWII pacific theater book in a simular style. style being history through personal stories.

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I also would be interested in a pacific Stephen Ambrose style wwII book. I've read band of brothers and started reading citizen soldiers.
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Flag Of Our Fathers (Iwo Jima)
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Does Flog of out Fathers cover the whole pacific war or just iwo jima? i liked how citizen soldiers covered everything from d day to the end for the european theater.
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Basically Iwo Jima.. I had hoped Ambrose would be doing a PAcific Theater book but I guess thats out of the question now.
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I didnt mean to misspell 'Flag' and 'our', i'm just lame.

Maybe Christopher Ambrose will take over and write the book from his fathers notes...
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Even though it doesn't cover all of the War in the Pacific, I recommend E.B. Sledge's book, With the Old Breed. It's basically a memoir of his experiences as a young Marine at the battles of Peleliu and Okinawa. It's very gritty, powerful and moving.
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Robert Leckie, author of the fantastic Delivered From Evil, also wrote Strong Men Armed: The United States Marines Against Japan. He also wrote Okinawa: The Last Battle of WWII. I highly recommend anything by Leckie.

By the way, all of these books are available @ Amazon.

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