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The battle of the Aleutians

Dashiell Hammett

The battle of the Aleutians

a graphic history, 1942-1943

by Dashiell Hammett

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Published by Produced by the Intelligence Section, Field Force Headquarters in Adak, Alaska .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands,
  • Aleutian Islands (Alaska)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Cpl. Dashiell Hammett and Cpl. Robert Colodny ; illustrations, maps and layout: Sgt. Harry Fletcher
    ContributionsColodny, Robert Garland, United States. Army. Signal Corps
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[24] p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14987377M

    The best known popular history of the campaign is Brian Garfield's The Thousand-Mile War: World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians (). Another book that provides a vivid account of the ground. Bison Books reissue of University of Nebraska Press edition, with a new introduction by Gregory J.W. Urwin. The UNP edition was itself a reissue of the original. A firsthand account of the Battle of Attu, an effort by American forces to reclaim the westernmost point of the Aleutians from the Japanese. Seller Inventory #

      The battle for the Aleutian island was one of the deadliest in the Pacific in terms of the percentage of troops killed. Nearly all the Japanese forces, estimated at about 2, soldiers, died with. In his classic History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Navy Lieutenant Commander Samuel Eliot Morison wrote that the Aleutian Islands campaign could well have been labeled the ‘Theater of Military Frustration.’This phrase aptly describes the American effort to retake the Aleutian island of Attu from the Japanese in It was a campaign handicapped not only by the Author: Historynet Staff.

      Report From The Aleutians This is the propaganda version of this battle. The book that covers this is "The Thousand-Mile War" by Brian Garfield. Read that and you'll wonder how they ever pulled this off. They suffered, they fought, and more men were killed by weather than combat. The Battle Of The Aleutians: A Graphic History, by Dashiell Hammett, Robert Colodny, Harry Fletcher (Illustrator). Literary Licensing, LLC, Paperback. Good.


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The Battle Of The Aleutians: A Graphic History, Paperback – November 2, by Dashiell Hammett (Author), Robert Colodny (Author), Harry Fletcher (Illustrator) & 0 more/5(2).

The Battle of Attu is a case study for the importance of the proper application of operational art into the planning and preparation of a majormilitary operation.

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The Battle of Attu is a case study for the importance of the proper application of operational art into the planning and preparation of a major military operation.

This monograph provides a succinct historical account of the events surrounding the Battle of Attu and the Aleutian Island Campaign in order to provide the strategic and operational context that shaped the American /5(3).

The Battle of Attu is a case study for the importance of the proper application of operational art into the planning and preparation of a majormilitary operation.

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The Battle of the Aleutians: A Graphic History, Dashiell Hammett, Robert Garland Colodny Produced by the Intelligence Section, Field Force Headquarters, - Aleutian Islands - 24 pages.

The Battle of Attu and the Aleutian Island Campaign - Kindle edition by Metcalf, MAJ Matthew. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Battle of Attu and the Aleutian Island Campaign/5(3).

Adak, Alaska: Intelligence Section Field Force Headquarters, First edition. In Honor and Memory of the Men of the North Pacific Theater Who Died so that a Continent Might Be Free.

Hammett, who was stationed in the Aleutians Islands was assigned to help compile an accounting of the Aleutian Campaign under supervision of the Intelligence Section. The Thousand-Mile War, a powerful story of the battles of the United States and Japan on the bitter rim of the North Pacific, has been acclaimed as one of the great accounts of World War II.

Brian Garfield, a novelist and screenwriter whose works have sold some 20 million copies, was searching for a new subject when he came upon the story of this "forgotten war" in Alaska/5(3). The Storm on Our Shores: One Island, Two Soldiers, and the Forgotten Battle of World War II by Mark Obmascik | Apr 9, out of 5 stars All books set in the Aleutian Islands on the global book map.

We found 83 books set in the Aleutian Islands and 5 others set nearby After the Battle 62 - The Aleutians by Winston G Ramsey. No recommendations yet. The Aleutian Islands: Their People and Natural History Katmai National Park and National Preserve (2 books) Kodiak Island (1. THE BATTLE OF THE ALEUTIANS.

In honor and memory of the men of the North Pacific Theater who died so that a continent might be free ★ ★ ★ A chain of unsinkable aircraft carriers now stretches across the North Pacific. — from the shores of Alaska to the threshold of Japan.

This small book is. As part of his work, Hammett composed the history The Battle of the Aleutians in Septembera project for which he and his collaborators received a commendation. Its narrative has the feel of hard-boiled suspense writing, as in this passage describing the U.S.

preparing for a counter-attack:Author: Molly Schwartzburg. Dashiell Hammett spent most of World War II as an Army sergeant in the Aleutian Islands, where he edited an Army newspaper. He came out of the war suffering from emphysema.

As a corporal inhe co-authored The Battle of the Aleutians with Cpl. Robert Colodny under the direction of Infantry Intelligence Officer Major Henry W. Hall. LegacyLocation: Aleutian Islands, Territory of Alaska. Audiobook version of a public domain booklet published by the Army indescribing the Battle of the Aleutians.

(Unfortunately, this means you lose out on seeing all. Attu Island, the Aleutians,on the tail winds of a violent williwaw, the U.S. army and naval invasion force consisting of 15, American boys began the amphibious assault of Attu to drive out the Japanese garrison of a mere 2, still holding the island.

Attu, at the western tip 5/5(1). Recently I read the book MIDWAY: THE BATTLE THAT DOOMED JAPAN by Mitsuo Fuchida and Masatake. This was a great accidental companion book to read in addition. The reason I mention this is because in the midway book, the Aleutian campaign is frequently referred to and reasons how it affected the battle of midway were given/5.

The Battle of the Aleutian Islands The Allied commanders were Thomas C. Kinkaid for the Navy, Francis W. Rockwell for the landings and Albert E. Brown for the Army. The American strength counting all personnel as of May numberedagainst Japanese under Boshiro Hosogaya. Book Overview The Battle of Attu is a case study for the importance of the proper application of operational art into the planning and preparation of a major military operation.

This monograph provides a succinct historical account of the events surrounding the Battle of Attu and the Aleutian Island Campaign in order to provide the strategic. In the Battle of Attu, the main conflict of the Aleutian Islands Campaign during World War II (), American and Japanese armies fought from May 11 tofor control of Attu, a.

Forgotten Battle at the time of his passing in December As a military historian with expert knowledge of the Aleutian campaign of World War II, he supported and contributed to the Aleutian World War II National Historic Area, a program of the National Park Service, Alaska Region, for many years.

After serving as an infantry officer. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hammett, Dashiell, Battle of the Aleutians. [Adak, Alaska]: [Produced by the Intelligence Section, Field Force Headquarters], [ (Place of publication not identified: Headquarters Western Defense Command, 29th Engineers, )].The campaign in the Aleutians was characterized by an uneven pace of sea and air actions, dependent as much on weather conditions as on available forces.

Naval actions reached their climax on 26 March in the Battle of the Komandorski Islands, fought entirely by surface forces.THE BATTLE OF ATTU AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLAND CAMPAIGN, by MAJOR Matthew S. Metcalf, U.S. Army, 38 pages. The Battle of Attu is a case study for the importance of the proper application of operational art into the planning and preparation of a major military operation.

This monograph provides aAuthor: Maj Matthew Scott Metcalf.