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Last to Die : A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Mission, and the Last American Killed in World War II
by Stephen Harding


Overview - On August 18, 1945--three days after Japan announced it would cease hostilities and surrender--US Army Air Forces Sergeant Anthony J. Marchione bled to death in the clear, bright sky above Tokyo. Based on official American and Japanese histories, personal memoirs, and the author's exclusive interviews with many of the story's key participants, Last to Die is a rousing untold tale of air combat, bravery, cowardice, hubris, and determination, all set during the turbulent and confusing final days of World War II.  Read more...

 
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Overview
On August 18, 1945--three days after Japan announced it would cease hostilities and surrender--US Army Air Forces Sergeant Anthony J. Marchione bled to death in the clear, bright sky above Tokyo. Based on official American and Japanese histories, personal memoirs, and the author's exclusive interviews with many of the story's key participants, Last to Die is a rousing untold tale of air combat, bravery, cowardice, hubris, and determination, all set during the turbulent and confusing final days of World War II.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780306825187
  • ISBN-10: 030682518X
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: October 2016
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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Books > History > Military - World War II
Books > History > Military - Aviation
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