An excellent narrative of the blue-collar destroyers. Destroyers did not have the firepower of battleships or cruisers or the glamour of the aircraft carriers, but they had the grit and versatility to be vital parts of the U.S. war effort in the Pacific.
Tag - Japan
Kleiss's account of the battle from his perspective is riveting. His detailed analysis of how everything transpired is a testament to the professionalism and expertise of the Navy pilots ... Never Call Me a Hero is a fantastic first person account of the Battle of Midway.
This is a slim book, roughly 176 pages, and Yancey spends time discussing both his past and the events surrounding these tragedies and his role in their aftermath. So if you are expecting an in-depth theological exploration of the problem of evil or theodicy this is not it. Rather it is a meditation on, and exploration of, these events and Yancey' thinking as it has evolved and developed over the years.
A great introductory read for novices of Chinese international relations.
The incredible challenge of going to a foreign country and trying meet new people, start a new job and establish some sort of routine or life is communicated through the interactions and the surroundings.
Popular history at its best ... an excellent job of writing about the American effort to defeat Japan during World War II in an easy-to-read format.