Military author Rob Morris, Untold Valor: Forgotten Stories of American Bomber Crewmen over Europe in World War II and The Wild Blue Yonder and Beyond: The 95th Bomb Group in War and Peace, spent three years tracking down and interviewing veterans of the war in the Pacific, focusing on men who had undergone extreme combat, imprisonment or sinking. Each stand-alone chapter tells the reader, through the eyes of one to three survivors, what is was like to live through some of the greatest challenges of the Pacific War.From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima, from Bataan to the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, each chapter of untold valour and against-the-odds survival tells an intensely personal tale of young Americans fighting for survival. The book is certain to interest anyone with interest in the Second World War, told with the intensely personal style and attention to background research that has become Morris’s trademark.
||234 x 156 mm
||15 March 2014
||75 black and white photographs
Rob Morris is the author of four books of military history, including Untold Valor: Forgotten Stories of American Bomber Crews over Europe in World War II, Combat Bombardier (with Leonard Herman), Wild Blue Yonder and Beyond, Wild Blue Yonder and Beyond: The 95th Bomb Group in War and Peace and Untold Valor Pacific. He is also the author of magazine articles and has contributed to a book on jazz.