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Pacific War Diary, 1942-1945 The Secret Diary of an American Soldier

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ISBN-10: 061840080X

ISBN-13: 9780618400805

Edition: 1963

Authors: James J. Fahey

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Throughout the World War II campaign in the Pacific, an ordinary seaman defied navy regulations by surreptitiously compiling a diary on scraps of paper. One of the most extraordinary personal documents to emerge from the war, James J. Fahey's diary presents a vivid picture of an average sailor's daily life -- from the first battle to the typhoons and food shortages to the final desperate attacks by kamikaze pilots and Japanese suicide ships.
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 1963
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 9/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

James J. Fahey (1918-1991) was a seaman first class on the USS Montpelier. He kept his secret diary from October 1942 to December 1945. He lived in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Foreword to the Mariner Books Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
The Solomons: October 1942-May 1944
The Marianas: May 1944-August 1944
U.S.A.: August 1944-October 1944
The Philippines--Mindoro, Luzon, Palawan: October 1944-June 1945
Borneo: June 1945-July 1945
China and Japan: July 1945-December 1945