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Capture of Attu

Capture of Attu

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History - Military / War

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert J. Mitchell (Compiler), Nelson L. Drummond (Compiler), Sewell T. Tyng (Compiler)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10982217M
    ISBN 100613999258
    ISBN 109780613999250

    Robert J. Mitchell is the author of The Capture of Attu (Annotated) ( avg rating, ratings, 9 reviews, published ), The Capture of Attu ( 4/5. The Capture of Attu: a World War II battle as told by the men who fought there Responsibility compiled by Robert J. Mitchell, with contributions by Sewell T. Tyng and Nelson L. Drummond Jr. ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by Gregory J.W. Urwin.

    In Attu, the westernmost island in the Aleutian chain, was home to two Americans and forty-five Aleut hunters and their families. This book offers accounts of the survivors. It presents them Read more. Get this from a library! The Capture of Attu: a World War II battle as told by the men who fought there. [Robert Mitchell; Sewell T Tyng; Nelson L Drummond; United States. War Department.;] -- "In June , Japanese soldiers invaded Attu, the western-most island in the Aleutian chain. Located one thousand miles from the Alaska mainland and isolated by year-round fog, frequent snow, icy.

    Soldiers recall carnage of Alaska WWII Battle of Attu 75 years later speaks at a 75th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Attu in Anchorage, Alaska. according to the book “Attu: The. Remembering World War II's forgotten Battle of Attu. A battle saw American forces win back a tiny Alaskan island from Japanese invaders. 60 Minutes reports on one of the fighters who sought.


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Hard copy makes no mention of it on cover or title page, although copyright page mentions them, and there are some parenthetical explanations within the text which are not present in other editions/5(81). The Capture of Attu and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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The Capture of Attu: A World War II battle as told by the men who fought there (Ship to Shore edition) Note: Amazon page says this is an annotated edition. Hard copy makes no mention of it on cover or title page, although copyright page mentions them, and there are some parenthetical explanations within the text which are not present in other editions/5(34).

The first half of the book was about the overall picture of the event: the capture of the island by the Japanese, the subsequent landing and liberation of the island by the US Army.

The second half of the book was all anecdotal through the eyes of various soldiers who were there/5. The Capture of Attu: A World War II Battle as Told by the Men Who Fought There Brand: Ship to Shore Books.

Part One, written by Sewell T. Tyng, is an introduction in the form of a connected narrative of events leading up to the invasion of the Aleutian island of Attu and a detailed account of the battle which resulted in the capture of Attu by American : Eschenburg Press.

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Mitchell, Sewell T. Tyng, Nelson L. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : UNP - Bison Books. The Capture of Attu: A World War II Battle as Told by the Men Who Fought There - Kindle edition by Mitchell, Robert J., Tyng, Sewell T., Drummond, Nelson L.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets/5(81). The Capture of Attu A World War II Battle as Told by the Men Who Fought There Compiled by Lt.

Robert J. Mitchell with Sewell T. Tyng and Capt. Nelson L. Drummond Jr. The Capture Of Attu, As Told By The Men Who Fought There, Prepared By The War Department "This book attempts to put the reader on the battlefield with the ground soldier. Men who fought on Attu, officers and enlisted men, told their stories to Lieutenant Robert J.

Mitchell of the 32d Infantry, one of the regiments : The Capture of Attu: Tales of World War II in Alaska, As Told by the Men Who Fought There (Northern History Library) Terrence Cole; Other Contributor-Dashiell Hammett Published by.

In Attu, the westernmost island in the Aleutian chain, was home to two Americans and forty-five Aleut hunters and their families. Located one thousand miles from the Alaska mainland and isolated by year-round damp fogs which manage to survive the constant high winds, Attu was called by an early visitor "the lonesomest spot this side of hell." In June Attu and the nearby island.

"The Capture of Attu", narrated and compiled by Lt. Robert J. Mitchell gives a very thorough history of the Attu campaign from the perspective of the average soldiers who fought there. As far as oral histories go, this book gives a complete picture of the battle in question in a Pages: The Capture of Attu.

United States. War Department. Infantry journal, - Attu Island (Alaska), Battle of, - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Buy The Capture of Attu: A World War II Battle as Told by the Men Who Fought There by Nelson London Drummond, Gregory J W Urwin (Introduction by), Robert J Mitchell (Compiled by) online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Capture of Attu, first published inrecounts first the history of the westernmost Aleutian Island - Attu - then provides many firsthand stories of the infantrymen fighting in this incredibly harsh and rugged island, against an enemy determined to fight to the last June Attu and the nearby island of Kiska were invaded by the :   The Capture of Attu (Annotated): A World War II Battle as Told by the Men Who Fought There by Robert J.

Mitchell, Sewell T. Tyng, et al. out of 5 stars ATTU THE FORGOTTEN BATTLE soldiers, Attu Island, (U.S. Navy, NARA 2, RG80G) U.S. John Haile CloeJohn Haile Cloe. professional standards of his other books, which were meticulously referenced. He did not have time to provide detailed footnotes or to create an index.

The Capture of Attu | The Capture of Attu, first published inrecounts first the history of the westernmost Aleutian Island - Attu - then provides many firsthand stories of the infantrymen fighting in this incredibly harsh and rugged island, against an enemy determined to fight to the last man. Map showing the recapture of Attu in On 11 Mayunits from 17th Infantry, of Maj.

Gen. Albert E. Brown 's 7th U.S. Infantry Division made amphibious landings on Attu ("Operation Landcrab") to retake the island from Japanese Imperial Army forces led by Colonel Yasuyo on: Attu, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States.

The Aleut (Unangan) residents of Attu were taken to Japan for the duration of the war. Of the 40 captives, 16 (40%) died from disease and starvation.

In May,after a prolonged air campaign, U.S. troops piled into transport ships to to expel invaders from American soil for the first time since This story was extracted from the book, "The Capture of Attu as told by the men who fought there," and in part relates the role played by Joseph P.

Martinez in a battle that resulted in his being awarded posthumously the Medal of Honor the only Medal of Honor awarded to anyone that fought the Battle of Attu.The Capture of Attu: A World War II Battle as Told By the Five Men Who Fought There by Robert J.

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