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This engrossingThe Wall Street Journal national bestseller and true heartbreaking tale of tragedy and redemption Hampton Sides bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers reveals how a discovered diaryfound during a brutal World War II battlechanged our war torn societys perceptions of JapanMay 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 tirelessly fought in a yearlong campaign with both sides suffering thousands of casualties Included in this number was a Japanese medic whose war diary would lead a Silver Starwinning 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 Prizewinning journalist Mark Obmascik writes with tremendous grace about a forgotten part of our history telling the same story from two opposing points of viewperhaps the only way warfare can truly be understood Helen Thorpe author of Soldier Girls For WW II history buffs this I a must read book In addition it is a personal story of loss and redemption It helps to bring the agonizing choices in war into a sharp focus As soldiers who have experienced similar circumstances it is a necessary healing

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The Storm on Our Shores One Island Two Soldiers and the Forgotten Battle of World War IIThis engrossingThe Wall Street Journal national bestseller and true heartbreaking tale of tragedy and redemption Hampton Sides bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers reveals how a discovered diaryfound during a brutal World War II battlechanged our war torn societys perceptions of JapanMay 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 tirelessly fought in a yearlong campaign with both sides suffering thousands of casualties Included in this number was a Japanese medic whose war diary would lead a Silver Starwinning 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 Prizewinning journalist Mark Obmascik writes with tremendous grace about a forgotten part of our history telling the same story from two opposing points of viewperhaps the only way warfare can truly be understood Helen Thorpe author of Soldier Girls The Storm on our Shores relates the story of two men on opposite sides in a little known battle when the Japanese invaded the Far north Both the battle & it’s aftermath are well researched and once started hard to put down as the battle’s effects are carried on into modern days