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I recommend it highly for anyone with an interest in history in general or World War II in particular.
The author seems to have done his research well, writes in an intelligent but readable style, and includes quite a bit of personal stories to keep your interest.
It is so well written, and interesting I found that every time I had to put the book down, I was waiting to get back and read some more.
Really like this book. It looks into the critical final 2 years of the War in the Pacific with a number of details I had never read before (but had heard from my Father who fought... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jerome
Give this a try.
Max Hastings does a wonderful job incorporating excerpts from letters and quotes from participants into his history. Read more
I am not a history buff but wanted to mix in this book with the typical fiction that I read. This book presented detailed insights into the war that I had not been overly familiar... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Manuel T
The book is too long. The subject is, however, well covered and probably would have been hard to have been abbreviated. Read morePublished 3 months ago by N. M. Cameron
Recently I had been spending considerable time in micronesia. I wanted to increase my knowledge of world war II events and consequences in the Pacific. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Duncan Macswain
Comprehensive and intriguing. Hastings writing style and grasp of well-researched facts provided an easy and interesting read. I look forward to reading future Hastings' works.Published 4 months ago by rodinsd
This author did a lot of research and provided information I had not read before. Very detailed throughout the book.Published 4 months ago by Dale J. McSherry