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Spearheading D-day: American Special Units 6 June &hellip by Jonathan Gawne
5.0 out of 5 stars Color Photos are Great!, July 12 2004
I really enjoyed this book. The photo foldouts are really great-they feature reenactors in full dress. This book provides for a great reference to anyone interested in a Grunt or special operations uniform.
The text is also good, although alittle too technical at times.
Overall, a great reference book for any WWII reenactor.
No Surrender: My Thirty-Year War by Hiroo Onoda
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
No Surrender, by Hiroo Onada, is a very interesting book! It tells the story of a Japanese soldier during World War II who was sent by his superior's to a secluded island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean on a mission. However, he and his party, due to the nature of their work, were not informed that World War II had officially ended. For the next 30 years, he travels around the island pilfering, storing, sneaking, and scouting, still believing he was doing his duty to Japan.
Although there were repeated attempts to contact Onada, all failed. For instance, he found a newspaper article about himself about 10 years after the war ended. He believed the article was "enemy propaganda" and… Read more
On a Wing and a Prayer: Interviews with Airline Di&hellip by Malcolm MacPherson
I bought On a Wing and a Prayer because I really felt like reading about airline disasters. I bought it on a whim, partly because the cover looked interesting and partly because I am interested in aviation. I found the book interesting, but it was alittle too detailed for my liking.
On a Wing and a Prayer not only includes cockpit voice transcripts and alerts, but passenger analysis. In other words, you don't just get the story about the accident, but all the in-depth coverage as well.
Overall, I really didn't like the book because it was too detailed. I would not recommend this book to anyone that just wants to read about disasters. However, if you really like books that break… Read more