The Guadalcanal Campaign
Animated map series
covering the 1942 Guadalcanal battles that turned the tide of the war in the
South Pacific against the Japanese.
Invasion of Peleliu
Flash animated combat map
series about the September 1944 amphibious attack in the Western Pacific.
animated combat maps showing where Japanese aircraft made their attack runs.
Also includes an overview of the flight paths they used on their approach.
Thunder Gods and
the Japanese suicide air offensives of World War Two through which the Imperial
Navy attempted to secure victory.
Marine Scout on Saipan
An interview with Guy Gabaldon,
the "Pied Piper of Saipan" who captured 1,500 Japanese prisoners in lone
patrols behind Japanese lines.
WWII Summary War in
An overview of the
war that started with the Japanese landings on the east coast of Malaya and
which ended with the dropping of the atomic bombs.
WWII Summary Pearl
thorough overview of the December 7, 1941 naval airstrike against American navy
and army installations on Oahu, Hawaii.
The Sinking of the Hyuga and Tone
An interview with H.
Paul Brehm, who served as a U.S. Navy dive bomber pilot in the Pacific from
1943 through 1945. He was awarded the Navy Cross for helping to sink the
Japanese battleship IJN Hyuga.
The Bombing of Hiroshima,
By Father Johannes
Siemes. Copy of a manuscript typed by this German Jesuit priest in September,
1945, shortly after his personal observation of the August bombing and its
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