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פֿ  ᅣ The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945 free download ᐋ E-Pub Author James D Hornfischer ᔶ פֿ ᅣ The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945 free download ᐋ E-Pub Author James D Hornfischer ᔶ This is a masterful account of the barbaric last year of the Pacific War, combining original scholarship, engaging prose, excellent historical judgment, and empathy for the soldier, to explain why defeating the Japanese proved so costlyand how American military forces performed so effectively and, in the end, humanely The Fleet at Flood Tide is, quite simply, popular and scholarly military history at its best.Victor Davis Hanson, author of Carnage and Culture,senior fellow in classics and military history, The Hoover Institution, Stanford UniversityHornfischer is the dean of World War II naval history and has a crafted an impressive and fast paced narrative In his capable hands, the story races along like an intense thriller with the powerful prose of a poet The Fleet at Flood Tideis narrative nonfiction at its finesta book simply not to be missed.James M Scott, Charleston Post and CourierAn impressively lucid account Mr Hornfischer crisply and satisfyingly sketches all these figures, and his big Iliadcontains a hundred smaller ones, as he propels his complex story forward with supple transitions that never leave the reader behind in the details At the end of his admirable, fascinating book, Mr Hornfischer makes a strong case that Americas failing to use the most terrible weapon yet born would have meant many hundreds of thousands deaths, theirs and ours alike The Wall Street Journal The Fleet at Flood Tideis the definitive work on the latter days of the war in the Pacific, diving deeper and with passion and eloquence than anything written to date on this crucial and defining moment in the history of the U.S Navy Hornfischer brings the brutality of total war to full throated life, from the trenches and amphibious assaults to the mass suicides of frightened Japanese civilians to the horrific but necessary decision to use the atomic bomb This book is a ticket to watch hell in full session, and serves at once as an extraordinary memorial to the courageousand a cautionary note to a world that remains unstable and turbulent today.Adm James Stavridis, USN ret , former Supreme Allied Commander, NATO, and Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts UniversityIn his latest masterpiece on the Pacific War, historian James D Hornfischer explores how the shocking lessons of the 1944 Mariana Islands campaign helped compel the United States to unleash atomic weaponry as the necessary means to quell the Japanese Empire Rich and scholarly military history with fresh critical analysis The Fleet at Flood Tideis a masterful, fresh account of the latter days of the war in the Pacific that ably expands on the prior offerings of such classic naval historians as Samuel Eliot Morison In his analysis, Hornfischer offers perspective on world conflict and cautions for humanity that can be pondered far beyond the conclusion of World War II The Dallas Morning NewsJames D Hornfischeris the author of the New York Timesbestsellers Neptunes Inferno, Ship of Ghosts,and The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors,winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award A native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Colgate University and the University of Texas School of Law, he lives in Austin, Texas. At The Science Center San Diego, CA This film is screening in California only at the Center, incredible Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Giant Pandas breathtaking documentary adventure an amazing experience for whole family Welcome Restaurant Our small restaurant, masquerading as bar, seaside Brunswick HeadsJames quickly award winning historianHe author Fleet Tide, Neptune Inferno, Ship Ghosts, Last Stand Tin Can Sailors, all which have been New York Times bestsellers selections Professional Reading Program, maintained Chief Naval OperationsA native Massachusetts, lives books reviewers rate him most commanding historians writing today His recent book Bantam Books, Oct Books Neptune Inferno Guadalcanal literary tour de destined become definitive works about battle deftly captures essence pivotal campaign war Antonio Express News has long Sailors Extraordinary Hornfischer, won Samuel Eliot Morison Award Literature Two widely acclaimed World II are professional reading list Audiobook Written narrated Barrett Whitener Download keep this day Trial Slander Slander Choose Right Synonym slander Verb malign, traduce, asperse, vilify, calumniate, defame, mean injure speaking ill malign specific often subtle misrepresentation but not always imply deliberate lying maligned monarch British history traduce stresses resulting ignominy distress victim The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945


    • The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945
    • 3.1
    • 249
    • Hardcover
    • 585 pages
    • James D Hornfischer
    • English
    • 25 July 2017

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