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Books & Memoirs
WWII books written by or about local veterans:
(All books listed below are available at many major book sellers, unless otherwise stated.)
 
“Pacific War Marine”
By Clyde Holloway
The memoirs of Stan Holloway (Pullman, WA), written by his son
Published by: So Many Books,… Inc. – Vancouver, WA

“WSU Military Veterans: Heros and Legends”
By Dr. C. James Quann
Published by: Washington State Univeristy

“Wake Island Pilot”
By Retired Brigadier General John F. Kinney, USMC (Original hometown: Endicott, WA) and James M. McCaffrey
Published by: Potomac Books Inc.

“Tribute” -The World War II memoirs of over 160 Whitman County residents.The Council on Aging & Human Services pays tribute to the men and women of Whitman County who lived and told these stories; and to the students who listened and wrote them.

“My World War II”
By LTC (retired) George W. Isenberg
Read it before it goes to press!

“History of the United States Ship, New Orleans (CA-32): A Compilation of Historical Data Describing Her Outstanding Service to the Nation during World War II”
By Henry A. Wristen, FTCS(DV) USN Ret.
Self-Published: hwdive32@aol.com
 
 
WWII Books recommended by our veteran neighbors:
  
Recommended by: Les Amundson
"Forever Flying" 
By Bob Hoover

Recommended by: Les Bishop
"Catch 22"
By Joseph Heller

Recommended by: Jim Bogart (his name is listed as a contributor in the back of the book)
"Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission"
By Hampton Sides

Recommended by Lawrence Johnston
"Japan’s Longest Day"
By The Pacific War Research Society

Recommended by “Battling Bastards of Bataan” Veterans group 
"Tours of Duty: WW II Veterans Personal Stories"
By Eleanor Bertrand
More info at http://battlingbastardsbataan.com/ellie.htm
 
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