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    free read The Pacific The Pacific (KINDLE) I have to say that I would like Goodreads to change scoring method because I would give this book about a 42 to 43 out of 5 It was an interesting format book No chapters but 5 acts as it is a companion to the HBO mini series of same n

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    characters ò eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Hugh Ambrose Hugh Ambrose ´ 3 download The Pacific (KINDLE) This is a companion book to a TV series about the war in the Pacific It settles on a few characters some of which are familiar to anyone who has read any number of books on the Pacific Theater It limits itself to Navy and Marine pe

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    free read The Pacific Hugh Ambrose ´ 3 download characters ò eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Hugh Ambrose A companion piece to the HBO miniseries of the same name one really wishes that Stephen Ambrose Hugh's father and author of many wonderful boo

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    The Pacific (KINDLE) When is a war story not a war story When it tells the highs and lows of a conflict or battle as lived by and seen through the eyes of

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    free read The Pacific characters ò eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Hugh Ambrose Hugh Ambrose ´ 3 download I think that I pretty much auto five star most World War II related histories No exception here I'm not sure why it jumped into my head to read it now but there you goFirst thing about this book is it's kind of got a disservice done to it by

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    The Pacific (KINDLE) characters ò eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Hugh Ambrose Companion to the HBO miniseries this is a pretty decent volume although there aren’t any new insights because it’s a confluence of other primary sources but the stories are distilled for the convenience of the casual historian I listened to this book on CD while driving and it did a good job of holding my attention even with stories with which I was very familiar as an historianI do have some problems wit

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    The Pacific (KINDLE) On the cover of The Pacific the following appears beneath the titleHell Was an Ocean Away Hell isn't an ocean aw

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    The Pacific (KINDLE) So far this book is amazing The pace is good Ambrose sticks with the narrative He does not spend page after page talking about the various parts of a tank He also writes with a good voice; good storyteller Really really really really good book

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    The Pacific (KINDLE) A Wonderful TributeI chose to read The Pacific because my father who served in the Navy aboard ship was among those who served in the Pacific theatre of operations during WW II Hugh Ambrose captured the lives and

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    The Pacific (KINDLE) Hugh Ambrose ´ 3 download Growing up in Europe the Pacific War was never part of our history education in Finland at least Of course you couldn’t avoid hearing about atomic bombings in Nagasaki and Hiroshima but that’s about it The history lessons I had ne

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free read The Pacific Hugh Ambrose ´ 3 download characters ò eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Hugh Ambrose Penguin delivers you to the front lines of The Pacific Theater with the real life stories behind the HBO miniseriesBetween America's retreat from China in late November 1941 and the moment General MacArthur's airplane touched down on the Japanese mainland in August of 1945 five men connected by happenstance fought the key battles of the war against Japan From the debacle in Bataan to the miracle at Midway and the relentless vortex of Guadalcanal their s. A companion piece to the HBO miniseries of the same name one really wishes that Stephen Ambrose Hugh s father and author of many wonderful books about WWII had lived to oversee the writing Hugh s prose is rather sodden and he shies away from really getting close to the characters as I d hoped I have read Eugene Sledge s memoir With the Old Breed as well as Robert Leckie s book Helmet for my Pillow both source books for the miniseries and used liberally in The Pacific but none of the power of those books makes it into Ambrose s workPerhaps his is unavoidable a book about the entire Pacific campaign in a single volume can do little than list t

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free read The Pacific Hugh Ambrose ´ 3 download characters ò eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Hugh Ambrose E book dares to chart a great ocean of enmity known as The Pacific and the brave men who fought Some considered war a profession others enlisted as citizen soldiers Each man served in a different part of the war but their respective duties reuired every ounce of their courage and their strength to defeat an enemy who preferred suicide to surrender The medals for valor which were pinned on three of them came at a shocking price a price paid in full by al. On the cover of The Pacific the following appears beneath the titleHell Was an Ocean Away Hell isn t an ocean away when you re reading this book you re holding it in the palms of your hand Hugh Ambrose s writing is tortuous tedious and disjointed The book s cover warns the reader that this is a companion to the SpielbergHanks television series The scope of war in the Pacific is too broad a canvas for Ambrose s brush What may play well on the screen does not work on the page If you can t find a piece of coal for that deserving person s stocking this year The Pacific is an excellent substitute

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free read The Pacific Hugh Ambrose ´ 3 download characters ò eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Hugh Ambrose Olemn oaths to their country later led one to the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot and the others to the coral strongholds of Peleliu the black terraces of Iwo Jima and the killing fields of Okinawa until at last the survivors enjoyed a triumphant yet uneasy return home In The Pacific Hugh Ambrose focuses on the real life stories of the five men who put their lives on the line for our country To deepen the story revealed in the miniseries and go beyond it th. I think that I pretty much auto five star most World War II related histories No exception here I m not sure why it jumped into my head to read it now but there you goFirst thing about this book is it s kind of got a disservice done to it by trying to bill it as a companion to HBO s The Pacific I guess the book and the miniseries are aiming to do the same thing but as they are different mediums they can be approached in totally different ways Where the miniseries only has time to follow Leckie Basilone and Sledge the book also introduces us to Sid Phillips who was Sledge s friend and also served with Leckie so he got a small part in the show A

  • Hardcover
  • 489
  • The Pacific
  • Hugh Ambrose
  • English
  • 03 September 2020
  • 9780451230232