Five Dark Riders – A novel rich with history, intrigue, action & romance – #fiction #bookreview

Five Dark Riders Bill Sloan (Zipp City Press, paperback, Kindle) Bill Sloan is an acclaimed historian and veteran newspaper journalist previously nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He also is one of America’s best writers of World War II Pacific-theater combat narratives. (His latest, Undefeated: America’s Heroic Fight for Bataan and Corregidor, was published in April.) … Continue reading Five Dark Riders – A novel rich with history, intrigue, action & romance – #fiction #bookreview

Finish Forty and Home: The Untold World War II Story of B-24s in the Pacific – #bookreview #in

Finish Forty and Home: The Untold World War II Story of B-24s in the Pacific By Phil Scearce (University of North Texas, hardback, list price $29.95) This excellent work of military history focuses on the B-24 Liberator’s role in the Pacific theater of World War II and on the combat experiences of the heavy bomber’s young crewmen, including … Continue reading Finish Forty and Home: The Untold World War II Story of B-24s in the Pacific – #bookreview #in

Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

 Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal By James D. Hornfischer (Bantam Books, $30.00) Amazon Link: http://amzn.to/giTclq Kindle Link: http://amzn.to/fKzayj Guadalcanal typically is remembered as a small Pacific island where U.S. Marines stayed locked in savage combat for months with tenacious, desperate Japanese defenders during World War II. U.S. Army troops, however, also fought heroically … Continue reading Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal