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THE STORY OF WAKE ISLAND, by Colonel James Devereux. The classic original work first published in 1947 by the senior U.S. Marine officer during the battle. Also includes coverage of the POW life in Japan.
THE STORY OF WAKE ISLAND, by Colonel James Devereux. The classic original work first published in 1947 by the senior U.S. Marine officer during the battle. Also includes coverage of the POW life in Japan.
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THE STORY OF WAKE ISLAND, by Colonel James Devereux. First published in 1947. Written by Col. Devereux, the senior U.S. Marine officer present. Summary: This is an excellent account by the Marine Commander on the Wake Island battle during its epic fight with the Japanese during December 1941. Also includes coverage of the POW life in Japan. 1997 reprint of 1947 edition. In December 1941, the Wake Island garrison was credited with at least four enemy ships sunk plus eight more ships damaged in a "last stand" battle which is an USMC legend. They fought to the very end. Those who survived the battle at Wake were imprisoned for 3-1/2 years where most perished or were killed. Photos. Roster. 252 pages, 13 photos.
Item Details
Group:
Terrorism/POWs/Atrocities
ID:
BP-640
Category:
U.S. Marine Corps
Media:
Hardcover book
Type:
Battles / Campaigns / Strategy
Price:
$37.05
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