The Pacific

peace, security, & the nuclear issue

Publisher: United Nations University, Publisher: Zed Books in Tokyo, London, Atlantic Highlands, N.J., USA

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ranginui Walker & William Sutherland.
SeriesThe United Nations University studies on peace and regional security
ContributionsWalker, Ranginui., Sutherland, William, United Nations University., International Conference on Peace and Security in Oceania (1986 : Auckland, N.Z.)
LC ClassificationsJX1391 .P28 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 249 p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2040628M
ISBN 100862328144, 0862328152
LC Control Number88017225

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About The Pacific. The New York Times bestselling official companion book to the Emmy® Award-winning HBO® miniseries.

Between America’s retreat from China in late November and the moment General MacArthur’s airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in August offive men connected by happenstance fought the key battles of the war against Japan.

If you’ve already read the book and want to know more, continue to the following page. Warning: the information enclosed here will reveal a lot of what happened to these men, and may spoil many of the surprises awaiting readers. The book went on sale March 2,and the miniseries debuted March Before joining The Pacific team, Hugh was the Vice President and a trustee for The National WWII Museum.

His career began when, after earning a Master of Arts degree in history, he went to work with his father, the late historian Stephen E. Ambrose. The official website for The Pacific on HBO, featuring full episodes online, interviews, schedule information and episode guides.

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The Hokule'a is built in the tradition of the ancient Hawaiian double-hulled voyaging canoe known as wa'a kaulua. The Pacific, Hugh Ambrose’s companion volume to the acclaimed HBO series of the same name, approaches the WWII campaign against Japan in the Pacific in much the same way as the does not attempt to give a comprehensive history of the events after the attack on Pearl Harbor; it does not attempt to give even a complete account of those battles and events it does talk Jack Goodstein.

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May 04,  · The Pacific is based in part on the books “Helmet for My Pillow,” by Robert Leckie, and “With the Old Breed,” by Eugene B. Sledge, with additional material from “Red Blood, Black Sand.

"The Pacific" features the tales of Robert Leckie, John Basilone and Eugene Sledge as they battle Japanese forces. HBO's Pacific -- the books behind the show.

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