|Books & Memoirs
|WWII books written by or about local veterans:
(All books listed below are available at many major book sellers, unless
“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
By Henry A. Wristen, FTCS(DV) USN Ret.
WWII Books recommended by our veteran neighbors:
Recommended by: Les Amundson
By Bob Hoover
Recommended by: Les Bishop
By Joseph Heller
Recommended by: Jim Bogart (his name is listed as a contributor in the back of
"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
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