Blossoming Silk Against the Rising Sun Book

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Blossoming Silk Against the Rising Sun
U.S. and Japanese Paratroopers at War in the Pacific in World War II
  • Complete account of airborne operations in the Pacific theater
  • Firsthand descriptions from American and Japanese paratroopers
  • Detailed maps illustrate battles From the attack on Pearl Harbor through Japan?s surrender, the Americans and Japanese conducted a total of twelve combat parachute drops in the Pacific theater of World War II. Filling a glaring gap in the historical record of the war, Gene Eric Salecker recounts all twelve drops, highlighting the courage of paratroopers on both sides. About the Author: Gene Eric Salecker has also written Rolling Thunder against the Rising Sun (978-0-8117-0314-7). He lives near Chicago, Illinois. Pages: 384 pages
    Trim Size: 6 x 9
    ISBN: 978-0-8117-0657-5
    Photos: 30 b/w photos
    Maps: 20 maps
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