- Explore more great deals on 1000's of titles in our Deals in Books store.
|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
John Wukovits is a military expert and an authority on U.S. history in the Pacific Theater of World War II. He is the author of Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island, as well as several military biographies and many articles for such publications as WWII History, Naval History, World War II, The Journal of Military History, The Naval War College Review, and Air Power History.
I highly recommend this fine work of military history.
It very successfully weaves their personal stories together with overview descriptions of the battle and analysis of how the battle was proceeding.
This nonfiction World War II tragedy is one of the most interesting and well documented stories I've ever read.
Great history of a little known battle. Landed there once dueling Viet Nam and there is nothing there but the small military base.Published 1 month ago by E. Pitts
I never realized that there was an abandoned group of American military and civilian workers in this battle. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nina Gregory
This book is among the best books that I have read regarding the Battle of Wake Island. The detail of individual actions before and during the battle, especially the civilian... Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Wingfield
Great Read, one of the first battles of WWII I learned about as a little guy seeing the movie Wake Island. A must read for any history buff!!Published 3 months ago by Kenneth G. Beck
A very detailed writing giving the impacts on all segments of the force on Wake Island and the individual personalities involved. Read morePublished 5 months ago by MrKenFL
Excellent book. Covers the battle like a historical textbook, but also shows the human side of it. Very thorough and detailed.Published 5 months ago by marklee
This nonfiction World War II tragedy is one of the most interesting and well documented stories I've ever read. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Chris Gregory
A gallant fight in the face of overwhelming opposition. The defenders of Wake Island showed the Japanese
what they were in store for in their war against America and her... Read more
My 92 year old brother, still living, was on Wilkes Island defending the Island with a .3 machine gun. He is my hero and tells the story so well. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Judi Bleil