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by John T. Mason Jr.

eBook The Pacific War Remembered: An Oral History Collection (Bluejacket Paperback Series) ePub
Author: John T. Mason Jr.
Language: English
ISBN: 1591144787
ISBN13: 978-1591144786
Publisher: Naval Institute Press (July 31, 2013)
Pages: 408
Category: Military
Subcategory: History
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 351
Formats: doc lrf mobi txt
ePub file: 1410 kb
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This collection of wartime remembrances takes the reader behind the scenes to present the personal, untold stories of naval history.

Pacific War Remembered: An Oral History Collection. In this remarkable oral history collection, thirty-three participants in the turbulent epic that began with the day of infamy at Pearl Harbor and ended with the signing of the surrender documents in Tokyo Harbor tell their stories. Their remembrances of heartbreak, frustration, heroism, hope, and triumph were collected over a period of twenty-five years by John T. Mason. Their recollections reveal perspectives and facts not included in traditional works of history.

In this remarkable oral history collection, thirty-three participants in the turbulent epic that began with the day of infamy at Pearl Harbor and ended with the signing of the surrender documents in Tokyo Harbor tell their stories.

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In 1969, Mason established an oral history program at the . Naval Institute, and it soon led to one of the most extensive collections of naval oral history transcripts in the country.

John T. Mason Jr. (1909-1998) was a trained historian with an advanced degree from George Washington University. He was also an Episcopal priest and graduate of General Theological Seminary. In 1969, Mason established an oral history program at the . In 1982, he retired as director of the Naval Institute Oral History Program, which continues to carry on his legacy today. Библиографические данные. The Atlantic War Remembered: An Oral History Collection.

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In this remarkable oral history collection, thirty-three participants in the turbulent epic that began with the day of infamy at Pearl Harbor and ended with the signing of the surrender documents in Tokyo Harbor tell their stories. Their remembrances of heartbreak, frustration, heroism, hope, and triumph were collected over a period of twenty-five years by John T. Mason. Their recollections reveal perspectives and facts not included in traditional works of history. Each selection, introduced with a preface that places it in the context of the Pacific War, takes the reader behind the scenes to present the personal, untold stories of naval history. Included are Admiral William S. Sullivan's account of the problems involved in clearing Manila Harbor of some five hundred wrecked vessels left by the departing Japanese and Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid's description of the communications breakdown at the Battle of Leyte Gulf. There are also the very personal recollections of humor and horror told by the unknown actors in the war: the hospital corpsman, the coxswain, and the machinist's mate. Originally published in 1986, this volume is an unusual and lasting tribute to the ingenuity and teamwork demonstrated by America's forces in the Pacific as well as a celebration of the human spirit
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