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Storm on our shores : one island, two soldiers, and the forgotten of World War II / Mark Obmascik.

Obmascik, Mark (author.).
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  • 4 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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5 current holds with 8 total copies.

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Benton Co PL - Fowler 940.54 OBM (Text) 34044000978377 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 940.5428 OBM (Text) 33118000190030 Adult: New Book Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 940.5428 OBM (Text) 36626104026257 2nd Floor New Adult Checked out 05/11/2019
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 940.5428 OBM (Text) 34330513335654 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 940.5428 Obmascik (Text) 31208912642750 new non-fiction Checked out 05/06/2019
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 940.54 OBMASCIK MARK (Text) 30402004784940 NEW NON-FICTION Available -
Swayzee PL - Swayzee 940.54 OBM (Text) 76271000016225 Adult Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Whiting PL - Whiting ON ORDER (Text) WHTNG9781451678376 on-order On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451678376
  • ISBN: 1451678371
  • ISBN: 9781451678383
  • ISBN: 145167838X
  • Physical Description: xvii, 236 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Atria Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-224) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Delivery -- Love -- Homeland -- Isolation -- Conscripted -- Trapped -- Escape -- Pearl -- Conquered -- Heartsick -- Attu -- Quagmire -- Sunday -- Come On, Let's Go! -- Bushido -- Fog -- News -- Fury -- Joy and Laura -- Home -- Quest -- Deliverance -- Return.
Summary, etc.:
"The heartbreaking, redemptive story of two World War II soldiers whose fateful encounter in the Forgotten War of Alaska has fascinated Americans for decades. Prize-winning journalist Mark Obmascik rediscovered a long-lost document from World War II: the diary of a Japanese surgeon, recovered from his body by the soldier who killed him. In the Cradle of Storms reveals the layered and moving story of two men bound together by a nineteen-page diary--and how its words eventually captivated American troops and changed our war-torn society. Written as one desperate man's final testament, Paul Nobuo Tatsuguchi's journal revealed the medic's studies in America and his love for the US. It sent shock waves through American troops of the 1940s, shattering racist preconceptions and opening eyes to the common humanity of soldiers on both sides of the battle lines. Years later, it sent Laura Tatsuguchi Davis, the dead medic's daughter, on an intense search for the truth behind her father's life and legacy. And it drove Dick Laird--the sergeant who found the diary--to undertake a forty-year quest on two continents to find Laura, whose kindness and forgiveness offered redemption for his own tortured soul. With journalistic acumen, sensitivity, and unmatched narrative skills, Obmascik tells the unforgettable true story of a horrific battle on a barren Alaskan island, two families struggling for peace, and the unlikely road to forgiveness"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Tatsuguchi, Paul Nubuo > Diaries.
Japan. Rikugun > Surgeons > Diaries.
Attu, Battle of, Alaska, 1943.
HISTORY > Military > World War II.
HISTORY > United States > 20th Century.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Military.

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