Crisis in the Pacific: The Battles for the Philippine Islands by the Men Who Fought Them

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Integrating the personal experiences of officers, enlisted men, correspondents, and others on both sides of the conflict, a collection of eyewitness accounts chronicles the epic struggle for control of the Philippines, from Japanese conquest and occupation to the final battle.

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No one does oral history better than Gerald Astor.
Stephen E. Ambrose
Astor has produced a fine work that will take its place in the long line of oral histories to be read by future generations.
"Library Journal"

Also by Gerald Astor:
Battling Buzzards
The Odyssey of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team 1943-1945
The Mighty Eighth
The Air War in Europe as Told by the Men Who Fought It
A Blood-Dimmed Tide
The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It
Operation Iceberg
The Invasion and Conquest of Okinawa in World War II
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"No one does oral history better than Gerald Astor."
-- Stephen E. Ambrose

"Astor has produced a fine work that will take its place in the long line of oral histories to be read by future generations."
-- Library Journal

Also by Gerald Astor:

Battling Buzzards
The Odyssey of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team 1943-1945

The Mighty Eighth
The Air War in Europe as Told by the Men Who Fought It

A Blood-Dimmed Tide
The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It

Operation Iceberg
The Invasion and Conquest of Okinawa in World War II

Available From Dell

About the Author:

Gerald Astor is the critically acclaimed military historian and author of Wings of Gold, Terrible Terry Allen, The Mighty Eighth, A Blood-Dimmed Tide, The Right to Fight, The Greatest War, and The Bloody Forest, among other titles. He lives near New York City.

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