Great Battles for Boys: WW2 Pacific
ISBN: 0997749318
EAN13: 9780997749311
Language: English
Publication Date: Jul 29, 2016
Pages: 218
Dimensions: 0.5" H x 9" L x 6" W
Weight: 0.86 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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A terrific, engaging read. Amazon Top-500 reviewer

Great Battles for Boys takes young readers to the front lines of history's most important fights. In this episode of the best-selling history series, the story opens with the Flying Tigers, those wild American soldiers fighting Japan before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. After the deadly surprise attack on Hawaii, the battles storm across the Pacific in the lethal island hopping military strategy that brought Victory Over Japan.

  • How did the Battle of Wake Island turn into The Alamo of the Pacific?
  • Who figured out the first fighter planes take off from ships in the middle of the ocean?
  • Why was the Doolittle Raid considered a suicide mission?
  • How did the young American men survive while fighting on strange and hostile islands such as Guadalcanal, Saipan, and Iwo Jima?

Each chapter of the book features dramatic true stories with historic photos, maps, and other awe-inspiring images. Written specifically for boys, with short chapters that get right to the fight, this book is sure to capture the attention of even the most reluctant readers.

In Volume I of Great Battles, author Joe Giorello paints a vivid picture of events in W I's Pacific Theater in a way that can make readers forget they aren't listening to first-hand Read More chevron_right

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