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Storm Landings: Epic Amphibious Battles in the Central Pacific

4.05 of 5 stars 4.05  ·  rating details  ·  21 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Book by Joseph H. Alexander
Hardcover, 242 pages
Published April 6th 2009 by Naval Institute Press (first published May 6th 1997)
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Roger
Colonel Joe Alexander has written a superb book covering the major storm landings made by the U.S. Marines and U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater during WWII. I learned much from reading this book. It is told from the perspective of a soldier who knows what he is talking about. Recommendations on the back of the cover will give credence to my opinion of it. They include Lt. Gen. Victor H. Krulak, Dr. Eugene B. Sledge among others. I wish my Dad could have read this book. He would have felt that th ...more
Dave Beeman
Short version of the drive in the Central Pacifc during World War 2 and the development of tactics, procedures, and the improvements made to landing craft. Nothing new for the student of amphibious operations.
Jonathan
The Marines get to assault heavily fortified islands against an enemy who fights to the last man.
Tom
A brief critical history on the evolution of amphibious war fighting in the pacific.
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