Saipan: The Beginning of the End
by Carl W. Hoffman
Publisher: U.S. Marine Corps 1950
Number of pages: 348
Carl Hoffman's brilliant account of this ferocious battle takes the reader through the course of its duration, from the initial discussion of plans and preparations right through to the eventual victory. This book is essential for anyone interested in the Pacific theater of war during World War Two and for the huge impact that the marine corps made in some of the bloodiest battles ever to have taken place.
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