Wednesday 26 December 2012

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Photo, above: Aerial view of Mount Surabuchi on the Island of Iwo Jima, Japan. Camera Operator: PHAN LEE MCCASKILL, USN. Date Shot: 28 Sep 2001
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Wednesday 905P Eastern Time: PACIFIC WAR UNCENSORED, THE: A War Correspondent's Unvarnished Account of the Fight Against Japan by Harold Guard and John Tring; 1 of 2
Wednesday 920P Eastern Time: PACIFIC WAR UNCENSORED, THE: A War Correspondent's Unvarnished Account of the Fight Against Japan by Harold Guard and John Tring; 2  of 2
 
Wednesday 935P Eastern Time: One Marine's War: A Combat Interpreter's Quest for Humanity in the Pacific by Gerald A. Meehl; 1 of 2
Wednesday 950P Eastern Time: One Marine's War: A Combat Interpreter's Quest for Humanity in the Pacific by Gerald A. Meehl; 1 of 2
 
Wednesday 1005P (705P Pacific Time): Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory That Shaped World War II by Stuart D. Goldman; 1 of 2
Wednesday 1020P (720P Pacific Time): Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory That Shaped World War II by Stuart D. Goldman; 2 of 2
 
Wednesday 1035P (735P Pacific Time): Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign by Stanley Weintraub; 1 of 2
Wednesday 1050P (750P Pacific Time): Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign by Stanley Weintraub; 2 of 2
 
Wednesday 1105P (805P Pacific Time): Red Blood, Black Sand: Fighting Alongside John Basilone from Boot Camp to Iwo Jima by Charles W. Tatum; 1 of 2
Fifty per cent casualties on the first day. Last drink of clean water on the first day. Hill 362A: 1200 Japanese troops and 300 gun emplacements. Korean slave labor on the island; no Japanese civilian. Japanese troops told: "If you die for the emperor, you'll achieve heaven; you're not allowed to die till you kill ten Americans." 
Wednesday 1120P (820P Pacific Time): Red Blood, Black Sand: Fighting Alongside John Basilone from Boot Camp to Iwo Jima by Charles W. Tatum; 2 of 2
 
Wednesday 1135P (835P Pacific Time): The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II by Lawrence Verria, George Galdorisi and Foreword by David Hartman; 1 of 2
Wednesday 1150P (850P Pacific Time): The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo That Ended World War II by Lawrence Verria, George Galdorisi and Foreword by David Hartman; 2 of 2
 
Wednesday/Thurs 1205A (905 Pacific Time): Saving Big Ben: The USS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O'Callahan by John R. Satterfield; 1 of 2
Wednesday/Thurs  1220A (920 Pacific Time): Saving Big Ben: The USS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O'Callahan by John R. Satterfield; 2 of 2
 
Wednesday/Thurs  1235A (935P Pacific Time): Hell to Pay: Operation Downfall and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 by D. M. Giangreco; 1 of 2
Wednesday/Thurs  1250A  (950P Pacific Time): Exeunt. Hell to Pay: Operation Downfall and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 by D. M. Giangreco; 2 of 2