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Pacific War diary, illustrated

James J. Fahey

Pacific War diary, illustrated

by James J. Fahey

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Area.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Fahey, James J.,
    • United States. Navy -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.,
    • Sailors -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames J. Fahey ; edited by Von Hardesty.
      ContributionsHardesty, Von, 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD773 .F25 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlvii, 193 p. :
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1430168M
      ISBN 100295973048
      LC Control Number93041536

      Heywood’s illustrated diary records his three-and-a-half years of internment, telling a story of hardship, adversity, and survival of malnutrition and disease; as well as repeated hopes of liberation and disappointment. As he awaits the end of the war, his reflections upon freedom and imprisonment bring realisations about life and how to live it. James Fahey drives a truck for the sanitation department of Waltham, Massachusetts. This year-old diary, which he kept during the years when he was Seaman First Class aboard the light cruiser Montpelier, is a rare authentic document indeed. It is the sort of thing historians would give anything to find within their chosen period, and for those who took part in the war against Japan, or who.

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      Feb 26,  · The war diaries of Adm. Chester Nimitz, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during World War II, are now available online. In this photo from late September , Nimitz, seated, discusses South Pacific strategy with several top officers: Army Major Gen. Richard Sutherland, left, was chief of staff to Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the Southwest Pacific. John Dower wrote a book in titled War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War that does an excellent job detailing the racism that stemmed from both the U.S. and Japan. Though the book is now dated, it is still frequently cited by historians looking at race during WWII. I found it .


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Pacific War Diary is the diary of James Fahey, an ordinary sailor from Waltham, Massachusetts, who served aboard the light cruiser Montpelier from the time it left the U.S.

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Through the long naval campaign in the Pacific, an ordinary seaman defied regulations by surreptitiously compiling a diary on scraps of paper, writing it in secret when no one was looking. What Fahey recorded is a view of the war not found in history books--a vivid picture of an average sailor's daily life from the first taste of battle to the final desperate attacks by kamikaze pilots and 4/5(7).

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Oct 01,  · Pacific War Diary is the diary of James Fahey, an ordinary sailor from Waltham, Massachusetts, who served aboard the light cruiser Montpelier from the time it left the U.S. east coast in December until its return in December /5(5). original vintage united states navy ** extremely rare **cruise book for the battleship uss arkansas bb pacific war diary published by the officer's & crew as a permanent record of the ship during her ww ii pacific deployment.

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Crisis in the Pacific - The Battles for the Philippine Islands by the Men Who Fought Them, Gerald Astor. An excellent account of the Second World War in the Philippines, from the pre-war American colony to the disasters ofthe long struggle of the resistance to MacArthur's eventual return and the costly battles that followed.

Diary of an American seaman aboard the cruiser Montpelier, of the action he saw in the Solomons, Marianas, Philippines and off Borneo, China and Japan, in the second World War.

James Fahey kept this diary from October to Decemberon loose sheets of paper closely covered with writing on both sides. Sometimes entries were made several times during one day.(Details the author's searches for World War II relics on Tuvalu [former Ellice Islands] and Kiribati [Former Gilbert Islands]).

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Foreword by Samuel Eliot Morison. Written in secret and against strict U.S. Navy regulations, this is the contraband diary of an American sailor.