Bibliography of Wake Island

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This is an English language bibliography of Wake Island and its geography, history, inhabitants, culture, biota, etc.[2]

Wake Island (/ˈwk/; also known as Wake Atoll) is a coral atoll having a coastline of 12 miles (19 km) in the North Pacific Ocean, located about two-thirds of the way from Honolulu 2,300 statute miles (3,700 km) west to Guam 1,510 statute miles (2,430 km) east.

Natural history[edit]

Military histories[edit]

  • Cressman, Robert J. (2005). A Magnificent Fight: The Battle for Wake Island. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-140-8. [3]
  • Cunningham, Chet (2002). Hell Wouldn't Stop: An Oral History of the Battle of Wake Island. Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-1096-9. [4]
  • Cunningham, W. Scott; Lydel Sims (1961). Wake Island Command. Little, Brown. [5]
  • Devereux, James P. S. (1997). The Story of Wake Island. Battery Press. ISBN 0-89839-264-0. [6][7][8]
  • Moran, Jim (2011). Wake Island 1941; A battle to make the gods weep. Peter Dennis (illustrator). Osprey Campaign Series #144; Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84908-603-5. 
  • Urwin, Gregory J. W. (1997). Facing Fearful Odds: The Siege of Wake Island. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. ISBN 0-8032-4555-6. [9]
  • Wukovits, John (2003). Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island. NAL Trade. ISBN 0-451-20873-0. [10]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Wake Atoll". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Sloan, Bill (2005). "Selected Bibliography". Given Up for Dead: America's Heroic Stand at Wake Island. Bantam Books. pp. 517–520. ISBN 0-553-38194-6. 
  3. ^ Bartlett, Merrill L. (January 1996). "Review". The Journal of Military History (Society for Military History) 60 (1): 181–182. JSTOR 2944476. 
  4. ^ Unwin, Gregory J. W. (Summer 2003). "Review". Pacific Affairs (Pacific Affairs, University of British Columbia) 76 (2): 331–332. JSTOR 40024439. 
  5. ^ Roskill, S. W. (Spring 1962). "Review". Pacific Affairs (Pacific Affairs, University of British Columbia) 35 (1): 68–69. JSTOR 2752716. 
  6. ^ Gleason, John H. (February 1948). "Review". Pacific Historical Review (University of California Press) 17 (1): 103–104. doi:10.2307/3634797. JSTOR 13634797. 
  7. ^ Heinl,, Robert D., Jr. (Summer 1947). "Review". Military Affairs (Society for Military History) 11 (2): 128. JSTOR 1983336. 
  8. ^ Arbolino, Jack N. (18 June 1947). "Review". Far Eastern Survey (Institute of Pacific Relations) 16 (2): 143–144. doi:10.1525/as.1947.16.12.01p0196w. JSTOR 3022483. 
  9. ^ Bartlett, Merrill L. (January 1999). "Review". The Journal of Military History (Society for Military History) 63 (1): 212–213. JSTOR 120373. 
  10. ^ Cressman, Robert J. (October 2004). "Review". The Journal of Military History (Society for Military History) 68 (4): 1286–1287. doi:10.1353/jmh.2004.0183. JSTOR 3397003.