That Night at Surigao is a blend of thousands of pages of primary source documentation from records of three battleships, a 3-year long diary kept by a Navy Lieutenant, and memoirs. It collates ships’ records with diary and memoir to create a ‘diary-within-a-diary’, matching the history of the battleships with the history of several individuals. It reduces the naval war in the Pacific to the level...
Paperback: 258 pages
Publisher: Sunbury Press, Inc. (August 12, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.6 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 703230
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Many of us have learned history from movies and television. Our idea of what happened in the past has been shaped primarily by the media moguls of New York and Hollywood. As a history major in college, I appreciate that history informs the present....
ividual and gives the reader a close idea of what life was like aboard a battleship at war. It follows all the major battles from Tarawa to Okinawa. Also included in the back of the book is the book "USS Virginia Crosses the Equator Again."