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Alphonso J. Aluit. By Sword and Fire: The Destruction of Manila in World War II, 3 February-3 March 1945. Bookmark. 1995. 468pp.

William H. Bartsch. December 8, 1941: MacArthur's Pearl Harbor. Texas A&M University Press. 2003. 557pp.

Eric M. Bergerud. Fire in the Sky: The Air War in the South Pacific. Westview Press. 2001. 752pp.

Richard Carl Bright. Pain and Purpose in the Pacific: True Reports of War. Trafford Publishing. 2007. 364pp.

John Costello. The Pacific War, 1941-1945. New York: Rawson, Wade. 1981. 742pp.

Brendan Coyle. War on Our Doorstep: The Unknown Campaign on North America's West Coast. Heritage House. 2002. 240pp.

Thomas J. Cutler. The Battle of Leyte Gulf: 23-26 October 1944. Naval Institute Press. 2001. 343pp.

Patrick Degan. Flattop Fighting in World War II: The Battles Between American and Japanese Aircraft Carriers. McFarland. 2003. 326pp.

John W. Dower. War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War. New York: Pantheon Books. 1986. 399pp.

Brian Padair Farrell. The Defence and Fall of Singapore, 1940-1942. Tempus. 2005. 447pp.

William H. Honan. Bywater: The Man Who Invented the Pacific War. Macdonald. 1990. 337pp.

Robert Leckie. Strong Men Armed: The United States Marines Against Japan. Da Capo Press. 1990. 576pp.

Alan J. Levine. The Pacific War: Japan Versus the Allies. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1995. 200pp.

Daniel Marston (editor). The Pacific War Companion: From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima. Osprey Publishing. 2007. 264pp.

Edward S. Miller. War Plan Orange: The U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897-1945. Naval Institute Press. 2007. 509pp.

William A. Renzi; Mark D. Roehrs. Never Look Back: A History of World War II in the Pacific. M. E. Sharpe. 1991. 224pp.

Bill D. Ross. Peleliu: Tragic Triumph: The Untold Story of the Pacific War's Forgotten Battle. Random House. 1991. 381pp.

Gordon L. Rottman. World War II Pacific Island Guide: A Geo-military Study. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2002. 477pp.

Ronald H. Spector. Eagle Against the Sun: The American War with Japan. Free Press. 1985. 589pp.

John J. Stephan. Hawaii Under the Rising Sun: Japan's Plans for Conquest After Pearl Harbor. University of Hawaii Press. 1984. 228pp.

Evan Thomas. Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign, 1941-1945. Simon and Schuster. 2006. 432pp.

Haruo Tohmatsu; H. P. Willmott. A Gathering Darkness: The Coming of War to the Far East and the Pacific, 1921-1942. Rowman & Littlefield. 2004. 169pp.

John Toland. But Not in Shame: The Six Months After Pearl Harbor. Random House. 1961. 427pp.

Bert Webber. Retaliation: Japanese Attacks and Allied Countermeasures on the Pacific Coast in World War II. Oregon State University Press. 1975. 178pp.

H. P. Willmott. Empires in the Balance: Japanese and Allied Pacific Strategies to April 1942. Naval Institute Press. 1982. 487pp.

Walter G. Winslow. The Fleet the Gods Forgot: The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in the World War II. Naval Institute Press. 1982. 327pp.

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