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Contents Dedication Acknowledgments Glossary Historical Timeline of the Pacific War Introduction Preface Prelude to War in the Pacific (1930 - 1941) Chapter 1 Who Fired First? (December 1941) Chapter 2 The Fall of the Philippines (January 1942) Chapter 3 A Hell Worse Than War: Bataan Death March (April 1942) Chapter 4 Revenge for Pearl Harbor: The Doolittle Raid (April 1942) Chapter 5 An Awakened Giant -- Battle of the Coral Sea (May 1942) Chapter 6 Turning Point--The Battle for Midway (June 1942) Chapter 7 The Flying Tigers (1937 - 1945) Chapter 8 The Forgotten Front: China-Burma-India Theater (1937 -1945) Chapter 9 Death by Inches -- Guadalcanal (August 1942 - February 1943) Chapter 10 Black Sheep Squadron (August 1943 - January 1944) Chapter 11 Bloody Tarawa (November 1943) Chapter 12 The Marianas (June - August 1944) Chapter 13 Forgotten Peleliu (September 1944) Chapter 14 I Have Returned --The Battle of Leyte (October 1944) Chapter 15 The Daring Rescue of the Ghosts of Bataan (January 1945) Chapter 16 Iwo Jima--Red Blood and Black Sand (February - March 1945) Chapter 17 Okinawa--the Last Battle of World War II (April - July 1945) Chapter 18 MacArthur and War's End (July - September 1945) Epilogue After the War
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.