Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th (Pearl Harbor #1)
Fresh from their series on the American Civil War, bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen now launch a new epic adventure by applying their imaginations and knowledge to the â��Date of Infamyâ��---the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Pearl Harbor covers the full spectrum of character and events of that historic moment, from national leaders and admirals to the
In this two-book series (of which this is the first), the writer basically one thing: Instead of sitting in Japan during the attack, Admiral Yamamoto sailed with the Japanese fleet.
In the real battle of Pearl Harbor, Admiral Nagumo called off the third wave...more
Pearl Harbor by Newt Gingrich tells a story about the time after World War I. The Untied States have a new rival that is coming after them. It focuses on the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the different perspectives of it.
Cecils and his friend who is an American officer are on a military ship in Japan. They meet a person named Fuchida who is Japan pilot. Cecils and Fuchida take a plane trip to Tokyo and Fuchida shows Cecils some flying techniques on how to bomb ships....more
I love alternate history. Sadly, I'm not familiar enough with all the events at Pearl Harbor where I can pick out all the alternate history. Yes, I'm a dunce. On that note, it would be great to have an index or something with either real events noted or vice versa but just my opinion.
Newt's alternative historical fiction machine takes on not just world war two, but the pacific theater.
Peel me off of this with a spa...no, forget that, I can't be peeled off of this. I'm attracted to this on a molecular level. Like that slippery coating on your non-stick cookie sheet.
This is a one sitting read followed by a year wait for the sequel!
Gives a great comparison between Japanese & American culture also.
It's a quick and easy read, and very informative.