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From Pearl Harbor to V-J Day: The American Armed Forces in World War II (American Ways Series)

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Here is the first compact history of the U.S. armed forces in the greatest conflict in world history - a lucid and balanced account by two authoritative military historians. Examining the strategy, logistics, high command, operations, and home-front aspects of the World War II campaign, D. Clayton James and Anne Sharp Wells narrate the story in slightly more than two hundr ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 25th 1995 by Ivan R. Dee Publisher (first published February 1st 1995)
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A concise and precise history of World War II. Scholarly yet still accessible. Drenched in deep facts and people you've never heard of. This is a complete history of both theaters.
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Dorris Clayton James was born on February 13, 1931, in Winchester, Kentucky, to Dorris Clayton (b.1890) and Opal Vashti Shetter James (1896-1932). In early childhood he moved to Natchez, Mississippi, and lived with his relatives, Newell and Daisy Bankston. In 1953 he married Erlene Downs and they had four children: Dorris Sherrod (1955- ), Newell Edmund (1956- ), Judith Erlene (1960- ), and Allie ...more
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