Great Battles for Boys: World War II Pacificopens with the Flying Tigers, those wild American volunteers who were fighting Japan before Pearl Harbor was bombed.
After Japan's deadly surprise attack on Hawaii, the World War II military battles storm across the Pacific Ocean in the lethal "island hopping" strategy that brought Allied victory.
My 10-year-old grandson is now hooked on reading!" — K Potter
This heroic history is unforgettable, real-life action adventure that captivates even the most reluctant reader.
"Joe is my son's history teacher at our homeschool co-op. The chapters are short enough for a single sitting and involve one campaign—bite-sized history for active boys." — 5 Stars 'A Mom'
Boys journey to the front lines of the war's most stunning battles such as:
Battle of Wake Island, the brutal fight that turned into "The Alamo of the Pacific."
The Doolittle Raid, the "suicide mission" flown by heroic pilots.
Battles such as Guadalcanal, Saipan, Iwo Jima and more—where young American men who had never before seen combat would fight a ruthless enemy on hostile Pacific islands. And win.
Each chapter also features historical photos and short biographies of men of valor. There's also a reading list of MORE great books about World War II history and films that the whole family can watch together.
Pick up a copy of Great Battles for Boys World War II Pacific — and spark your son's love for reading and history.
PRAISE FORGREAT BATTLES FOR BOYS: WORLD WAR II PACIFIC
“Combining his uniquely conversational style with myriad historical facts, plenty of interesting photos, and lots of fascinating, little-known anecdotes, Joe takes readers 'behind the scenes' and helps them to experience this vitally important chapter in our Nation’s history.A great book with superb additional resources; I give it a 'must read!' — The Rev. Charles F. Reynolds Chief Warrant Officer 3, USMC, Ret.