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PDF Õ BOOK The Storm on Our Shores FREE · EYLTRANSFERSERVICES ¶ ❰Reading❯ ➸ The Storm on Our Shores: One Island, Two Soldiers, and the Forgotten Battle of World War II Author Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk NATIONAL BESTSELLER Mark Obmascik has deftly rescued anNATIONAL BESTSELLER Mark Obmascik has deftly rescued an important story from the margins of our historyand from our countrys most forbidding frontier Deeply researched and feelingly told The Storm on Our Shores is a heartbreaking tale of tragedy and redemption Hampton Sides bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers In the Kingdom of Ice andOn Desperate GroundThe heart wrenching but ultimately redemptive story of two World War II soldiersa Japanese surgeon and an American sergeantduring a brutal Alaskan battle in which the sergeant discovers the medic's revelatory and fascinating diary that changed our war torn societys perceptions of Japan May 1943 The Battle of Attucalled The Forgotten Battle by World War II veteranswas raging on the Aleutian island with an Arctic cold impenetrable fog and rocketing winds that combined to create some of the worst weather on Earth Both American and Japanese forces were tirelessly fighting in a yearlong campaign and both sides would suffer thousands of casualties Included in this number was a Japanese medic whose war diary would lead a Silver Star winning American soldier to find solace for his own tortured soul The doctors name was Paul Nobuo Tatsuguchi a Hiroshima native who had graduated from college and medical school in California He loved America but was called to enlist in the Imperial Army of his native Japan Heartsick wary of war yet devoted to Japan Tatsuguchi performed his duties and kept a diary of events as they unfoldednever knowing that it would be found by an American soldier named Dick Laird Laird a hardy resilient underground coal miner enlisted in the US Army to escape the crushing poverty of his native Appalachia In a devastating mountainside attack in Alaska Laird was forced to make a fateful decision one that saved him and his comrades but haunted him for years Tatsuguchis diary was later translated and distributed among US soldiers It showed the common humanity on both sides of the battle But it also ignited fierce controversy that is still debated today After forty years Laird was determined to return it to the family and find peace with Tatsuguchis daughter Laura Tatsuguchi Davis Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Mark Obmascik brings his journalistic acumen sensitivity and exemplary narrative skills to tell an extraordinarily moving story of two heroes the war that pitted them against each other and the uest to put their past to rest A touching and sensitive account of war in a desolate far off land and how it changed the l

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER Mark Obmascik has deftly rescued an important story from the margins of our historyand from our countrys most forbidding frontier Deeply researched and feelingly told The Storm on Our Shores is a heartbreaking tale of tragedy and redemption Hampton Sides bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers In the Kingdom of Ice andOn Desperate GroundThe heart wrenching but ultimately redemptive story of two World War II soldiersa Japanese surgeon and an American sergeantduring a brutal Alaskan battle in which the sergeant discovers the medic's revelatory and fascinating diary that changed our war torn societys perceptions of Japan May 1943 The Battle of Attucalled The Forgotten Battle by World War II veteranswas raging on the Aleutian island with an Arctic cold impenetrable fog and rocketing winds that combined to create some of the worst weather on Earth Both American and Japanese forces were tirelessly fighting in a yearlong campaign and both sides would suffer thousands of casualties Included in this number was a Japanese medic whose war diary would lead a Silver Star winning American soldier to find solace for his own tortured soul The doctors name was Paul Nobuo Tatsuguchi a Hiroshima native who had graduated from college and medical school in California He loved America but was called to enlist in the Imperial Army of his native Japan Heartsick wary of war yet devoted to Japan Tatsuguchi performed his duties and kept a diary of events as they unfoldednever knowing that it would be found by an American soldier named Dick Laird Laird a hardy resilient underground coal miner enlisted in the US Army to escape the crushing poverty of his native Appalachia In a devastating mountainside attack in Alaska Laird was forced to make a fateful decision one that saved him and his comrades but haunted him for years Tatsuguchis diary was later translated and distributed among US soldiers It showed the common humanity on both sides of the battle But it also ignited fierce controversy that is still debated today After forty years Laird was determined to return it to the family and find peace with Tatsuguchis daughter Laura Tatsuguchi Davis Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Mark Obmascik brings his journalistic acumen sensitivity and exemplary narrative skills to tell an extraordinarily moving story of two heroes the war that pitted them against each other and the uest to put their past to rest This book could be current if you changed the dates and a few names Two countries fighting

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The Storm on Our Shores One Island Two Soldiers and the Forgotten Battle of World War IINATIONAL BESTSELLER Mark Obmascik has deftly rescued an important story from the margins of our historyand from our countrys most forbidding frontier Deeply researched and feelingly told The Storm on Our Shores is a heartbreaking tale of tragedy and redemption Hampton Sides bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers In the Kingdom of Ice andOn Desperate GroundThe heart wrenching but ultimately redemptive story of two World War II soldiersa Japanese surgeon and an American sergeantduring a brutal Alaskan battle in which the sergeant discovers the medic's revelatory and fascinating diary that changed our war torn societys perceptions of Japan May 1943 The Battle of Attucalled The Forgotten Battle by World War II veteranswas raging on the Aleutian island with an Arctic cold impenetrable fog and rocketing winds that combined to create some of the worst weather on Earth Both American and Japanese forces were tirelessly fighting in a yearlong campaign and both sides would suffer thousands of casualties Included in this number was a Japanese medic whose war diary would lead a Silver Star winning American soldier to find solace for his own tortured soul The doctors name was Paul Nobuo Tatsuguchi a Hiroshima native who had graduated from college and medical school in California He loved America but was called to enlist in the Imperial Army of his native Japan Heartsick wary of war yet devoted to Japan Tatsuguchi performed his duties and kept a diary of events as they unfoldednever knowing that it would be found by an American soldier named Dick Laird Laird a hardy resilient underground coal miner enlisted in the US Army to escape the crushing poverty of his native Appalachia In a devastating mountainside attack in Alaska Laird was forced to make a fateful decision one that saved him and his comrades but haunted him for years Tatsuguchis diary was later translated and distributed among US soldiers It showed the common humanity on both sides of the battle But it also ignited fierce controversy that is still debated today After forty years Laird was determined to return it to the family and find peace with Tatsuguchis daughter Laura Tatsuguchi Davis Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Mark Obmascik brings his journalistic acumen sensitivity and exemplary narrative skills to tell an extraordinarily moving story of two heroes the war that pitted them against each other and the uest to put their past to rest I have read a lot of WW2 books especially of Pacific but the battle for Attu was an unknown