- Publisher: Ballantine Books; First Edition edition
- ISBN-10: 0345526430
- ISBN-13: 978-0345526434
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (267 customer reviews)
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A well written historical novel with Jeff Shaara's addition of dialogue between characters.
The book tells the story from the point of view of several historical characters as the battle for Okinawa is waged and the atomic bombs are dropped on Japan.
He follows a Marine private and the Japanese commander as well as the U.S. Pacific commanders, Gen.
The best of Shaara's books on WWII, The Final Storm paints a vivid picture of the ugly struggle on Okinawa near the end of the war. Read morePublished 1 day ago by David Anthony Sam
Shaara's historical novels are always well written, not brilliant, but capable of reliving much of what happened at that time.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
The Final Storm shows combat as it really is with all of the pleasantry and glory washed away with the blood and lives of those who fought and died on both sides. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard H. Elfers
I feel Shaara has never quite matched Gods and Generals, The Last Full Measure, Rise to Rebellion, or The Glorious Cause. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Will
Well written from vivid description of combat to the egos of the commanders involved in the finally months of WW II.Published 1 month ago by kindleread