What are the best Pacific War books?

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    #1With the Old Breed

    With the Old Breed

    With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa is a non-fiction war biography book written by Eugene B. Sledge. It is first published in 1981.


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    Kimberly Stevens
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "This was a great book to read. It was very well written and made me cry at times, "
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    #2Neptune's Inferno

    Neptune's Inferno

    Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal is a non-fiction military book written by James D. Hornfischer. It was published in 2011 by Bantam.


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    Sofía Cisneros
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "I'm not much of a non-fiction book fan although I do love learning about people's personal accounts of history."
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    #3The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors

    The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors
    The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour is a non-fiction military book written by James D. Hornfischer. 

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    Keith Lee
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "This is an extarordinary story of the US Navy's finest hour. The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors is looks to be an excellent read and I shall buy the paperback at 13.73. 4.7 stars our of 941 reviews is pretty damn strong!"
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    #4Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

    Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

    James Bradley is the acclaimed author of Flags of Our Fathers, The Imperial Cruise and The China Mirage. Now presents a brilliant bestseller that focuses on one of the darkest secrets of the World War II: the Fly Boys, hidden to the public opinion for 60 years. 


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    Michelle Morris
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "Amazing book about the heroics of our air force while fighting in the Pacific. It is an engrossing read that I didn't want to put down. It reads like fiction even though must of it is based on history. "
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    #5Ghost Soldiers

    Ghost Soldiers
    "Ghost Soldiers" by Hampton Sides explains a story that began on January 28, 1945, when121 hand-selected US are sent to the enemies lines in the Philipines to rescue 513 POWs in a concentration camp, survivors of the Bataan Death March.

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    José Alfredo Amador
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "I pleasant found "Ghost Soldiers" by Hampton Sides to be an accurate account of the Pacific War. The book`s gritty details of POW existence for our soldiers horrified me and showed me that in dark times there can be real heroes."
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    #6Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival

    Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival
    'Unbroken' is the true and incredible story of Louis Zamperini, a lieutenant that survives a plane crash during the Pacific War in 1943. This is one of the most incredible odysseys of the 20th century and the inspiration for a motion picture, directed by Angelina Jolie.

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    Aaron Bell
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "I saw the movie and enjoyed it, so I went ahead and picked up the book. It's a really entertaining and gripping read. I love true stories like this."
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    #7Flags of Our Fathers

    Flags of Our Fathers

    Possibly the most remarkable, brilliant and memorable historical novel by James Bradley discovering the hidden story behind one of the most famous photos of all times. In 1945 the American Marines fought against the Imperial Japanese Soldiers for the Iwo Jima Island in one of the most deadly and merciless battles of the WWII. 


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    Patricia Sierra
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This is a classic book about war in the Pacific. It is a great read and would be on many best of lists. Definitely worth a read for many people. "
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    #8Coral Hare

    Coral Hare
    Coral Hare: Atomic Agent is a historical fiction thriller written by Clive Lee. This espionage novel is first published in 2014 by Amazon Digital Services. 

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    Edward Crawford
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "I love the espionage novels and read them all the time. When my friend told me about the atomic agent thriller I was very excited to read about it. If you like these types of stories then you should also read the book called Coral Hare."


Best What are the best Pacific War books
1With the Old BreedBooks 45 Paid
2Neptune's InfernoBooks 42 Paid
3The Last Stand of the Tin Can SailorsBooks 39 Paid
4Flyboys: A True Story of CourageBooks 37 Paid
5Ghost SoldiersBooks 36 Paid
6Unbroken: A World War II Story of SurvivalBooks 33 Paid
7Flags of Our FathersBooks 30 Paid
8Coral HareBooks 30 Paid

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