Battling in the Pacific : soldiering in World War II / Susan Provost Beller. - SHERLOC
Battling in the Pacific : soldiering in World War II / Susan Provost Beller.
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Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2008.
9780822563815 (lib. bdg.)
0822563819 (lib. bdg.)
112 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile literature.
Young Hoosier Book Award, 2010-2011, 6-8 Nominee.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-108) and index.
Examines the action in the Pacific theater of World War II, focusing on the confrontation between the United States and Japan. The author brings the daily struggles of the troops to life with first-person accounts of the battles.
The day of Infamy -- Fighting back -- Serving in the Pacific -- Winning on land -- Winning at sea -- Winning in the air -- Prisoners of war -- The ultimate weapon -- Winners and losers.