Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest Association, 1969. Hardcover. 28 cm, 528 pages. Illustrations. Color maps. Chronology. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling, Some soiling and damage at bottom edge of most pages. DJ rear flap present. Contains articles and excerpts from numerous famous authors, including: Edward R. Murrow, S. L. A. Marshall, J. F. C. Fuller, Quentin Reynolds, Mitsuo Fuchida, Noel Barber, William Shirer, Samuel Eliot Morison, Russell Grenfell, William Dyess, Robert Leckie, Ernie Pyle, Kenneth Davis, Cornelius Ryan, John Toland, Trevor-Roper, Peter Maas, Hanson Baldwin, Fletcher Knebel.
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New York, NY: Walker & Company, 2000. Fourth Printing [stated]. Trade paperback. Glued binding. 96 p. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Foreword by Roy O. Hawthorne. Navajo Code Talkers tells the story of this special group, who proved themselves to be among the bravest, most valuable, and most loyal of American soldiers during World War II. On the Pacific front during World War II, strange messages were picked up by American and Japanese forces on land and at sea. The messages were totally unintelligible to everyone except a small select group within the Marine Corps: the Navajo code talkers-a group of Navajos communicating in a code based on the Navajo language. This code, the first unbreakable one in U.S. history, was a key reason that the Allies were able to win in the Pacific.
New York, NY: Warner Books, 1993. First published in the United States by Warner Books. Hardcover. 227,  pages. Illustrations (some color). Bibliography. Index. Illustrated endpapers. DJ has some wear and creases. Technical and Historical consultation by Richard B. Frank and Charles Haberlein, Jr. Robert Duane Ballard (born June 30, 1942) is a retired United States Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island who is most noted for his work in underwater archaeology: maritime archaeology and archaeology of shipwrecks. He is most known for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in 1998. He discovered the wreck of John F. Kennedy's PT-109 in 2002 and visited Biuku Gasa and Eroni Kumana, who saved its crew. He leads ocean exploration on E/V Nautilus. Ballard and his team have also visited the sites of many wrecks of World War II in the Pacific. His book Lost Ships of Guadalcanal locates and photographs many of the vessels sunk in the infamous Iron Bottom Sound, the strait between Guadalcanal Island and the Floridas in the Solomon Islands.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2000. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxviii, 723,  pages. List of Maps. Important Military Terms, Acronyms, and Place-names. Maps. Chronology of Events. Author's Note on Technical Information. Notes. Sources and Bibliography. Index. Ink notation on fep. Minor ding to top boards. Professor Bergerud's specialization has been the study of war and peace in the 20th century, particularly regarding the United States and Asia.
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. 380 pages. Substantial appendix which includes: Badge of Service, Name of Submarines, Deck Guns, Uniform, Depth Charges, and The Subs have a word for it. Slightly cocked. Cover has some wear. Pencil notation on fep. Some page soiling, including endpapers. DJ flaps present but rest of DJ is missing. This book was written in the spring of 1943 with facilities supplied by the Navy Department. Permission for its publication was then withheld by the Navy on grounds of national security. The permission to publish was granted two years later, in June 1945. Except for the appreciable deletions and other alternations made by Navy censorship, the book was published as written.