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Most of the books in my possession cover the Pacific War although some give general information about all of World War II.

World War II[edit]

General[edit]

  • Atkinson, Rick (2007). Volume II: The Day of Battle, The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944. The Liberation Trilogy. New York: Henry Holt. pp. 816 pages. ISBN 978-0805062892. 
  • Boatner, Mark M. (1996). The Biographical Dictionary of World War II. Novato, California: Presidio Press. ISBN 0-89141-548-3. 
  • Brown, David (1990). Warship Losses of World War Two. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-914-X. 
  • Clark, George B. (2008). United States Marine Corps Generals of World War II: A Biographical Dictionary. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company. ISBN 978-0-7864-3203-5. 
  • Dear, I. C. B. (General Editor); M. R. D. Foot (Consultant Editor) (1995). The Oxford Companion to World War II. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-866225-4. 
  • Murray, Williamson; Allan R. Millett (2001). A War To Be Won: Fighting the Second World War. United States of America: Belknap Press. ISBN 0-674-00680-1. 
  • O'Hara, Vincent P. (2007). The US Navy Against the Axis: Surface Combat 1941–1945. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-59114-650-X. 
  • O'Hara, Vincent P. (2009). Struggle for the Middle Sea: The Great Navies at War in the Mediterranean Theater, 1940-1945. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 978-1-59114-648-3. 
  • Parkin, Robert Sinclair (1995). Blood on the Sea: American Destroyers Lost in World War II. Da Capo Press. ISBN 0-306-81069-7. 
  • Roscoe, Theodore (1953 (Ninth printing, 1986)). United States Destroyer Operations in World War II. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-726-7.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

Pacific War[edit]

General[edit]

  • Bergerud, Eric M. (1997). Touched with Fire: The Land War in the South Pacific. Penguin. ISBN 0-14-024696-7. 
  • Bergerud, Eric M. (2000). Fire in the Sky: The Air War in the South Pacific. Boulder, CO, USA: Westview Press. ISBN 0-8133-3869-7. 
  • Bruning, John R., Jr. (2005). Ship Strike Pacific. St. Paul, Minnesota: Zenith Press. ISBN 0-7603-2095-0. 
  • Cook, Haruko Taya; Theodore F. Cook (1993). Japan at War: An Oral History. New Press. ISBN 1-56584-039-9. 
  • Crawford, Steve (2007). The US Marine Corps in World War II: The Stories Behind the Photos. Dulles, Virginia: Potomac Books. ISBN 978-1-59797-131-7. 
  • Dunnigan, James F.; Albert A. Nofi (1998). The Pacific War Encyclopedia. New York: Checkmark Books. ISBN 0-8160-4393-0. 
  • Fuller, Richard (1992). Shokan: Hirohito's Samurai. London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 1854091514. 
  • Gilbert, Oscar E. (2001). Marine Tank Battles in the Pacific. Da Capo. ISBN 1580970508. 
  • Goldstein, Donald M.; Katherine V. Dillon (editors) (2004). The Pacific War Papers: Japanese Documents of World War II. Dulles, Virginia: Potomac Books. ISBN 1-57488-632-0. 
  • Hammel, Eric (2005). Pacific Warriors: The US Marines in World War II, A Pictorial Tribute. St. Paul, Minnesota: Zenith Press. ISBN 0-7603-2097-7. 
  • Holmes, W. J. (1979). Double-edged Secrets: U.S. Naval Intelligence Operations in the Pacific During World War II. Annapolis, Maryland: Blue Jacket Books/Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-324-9. 
  • Horn, Steve (2005). The Second Attack on Pearl Harbor: Operation K and Other Japanese Attempts to Bomb America in World War II. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-59114-388-8. 
  • Hornfischer, James D. (2006). Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of Her Survivors. Bantam. ISBN 0-553-80390-5. 
  • Madej, W. Victor (1981). Japanese Armed Forces Order of Battle, 1937–1945, Volume I. Allentown, Pennsylvania: Game Marketing Company. 
  • Madej, W. Victor (1981). Japanese Armed Forces Order of Battle, 1937–1945, Volume II. Allentown, Pennsylvania: Game Marketing Company. 
  • McGee, William L.; Sandra McGee (2009). Pacific Express: The Critical Role of Military Logistics in World War II, (Volume 3, Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in WWII). BMC Publications. ISBN 978-0-9701678-8-0. 
  • Miller, Donald L. (2005). D-Days in the Pacific. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-7432-6929-2. 
  • Miller, Edward S. (2007). War Plan Orange: The U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897-1945. Annapolis, Maryland: US Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1591145007. 
  • Mikesh, Robert C. (1993). Broken Wings of the Samurai: The Destruction of the Japanese Air Force. Annapolis, Maryland: US Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-083-5. 
  • Peatross, Oscar F.; John P. McCarthy and John Clayborne (editors) (1995). Bless 'em All: The Raider Marines of World War II. Review. ISBN 0965232506. 
  • Potter, E. B. (2005). Admiral Arleigh Burke. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-59114-692-5. 
  • Prados, John (1995). Combined Fleet Decoded: The Secret History of American Intelligence and the Japanese Navy in World War II. New York: Random House. ISBN 0-679-43701-0. 
  • Radike, Floyd W. (2003). Across the Dark Islands: The War in the Pacific. New York: Presidio Press. ISBN 0-89141-774-5. 
  • Sakaida, Henry (2002). Aces of the Rising Sun, 1937–1945. Great Britain: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 1-84176-618-6. 
  • Spector, Ronald H. (1985). Eagle Against the Sun: The American War with Japan. New York: The Free Press. ISBN 0-02-930360-5. 
  • Stille, Mark (2007). USN Carriers vs IJN Carriers: The Pacific 1942. New York: Osprey. ISBN 978-1-84603-248-6. 
  • Toland, John (2003 (1970)). The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945. New York: The Modern Library. ISBN 0-8129-6858-1.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • United States Strategic Bombing Survey (Pacific), Naval Analysis Division (1946 (1969 Reprinting)). The Campaigns of the Pacific War. New York: Greenwood Press. ISBN 8371-2313-5.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • United States War Department (1944 (1991 Reprinting)). Handbook on Japanese Military Forces. Baton Rouge: Louisiana States University Press. ISBN 0-8071-2013-8.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Walker, Charles H. (2004). Combat Officer: A Memoir of War in the South Pacific. New York: Presidio Press. ISBN 0-345-46385-4. 

Imperial Japanese Navy[edit]

  • Agawa, Hiroyuki; John Bester (translator) (1969). The Reluctant Admiral: Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy. New York: Kodansha America. ISBN 0-87011-512-X. 
  • Chihaya, Masataka (translation); Gordon W. Prange (forward), Donald M. Goldstein (editor), Katherine V. Dillon (editor) (1991). Fading Victory: The Diary of Admiral Matome Ugaki, 1941–1945. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0-8229-3665-8. 
  • D'Albas, Andrieu (1965). Death of a Navy: Japanese Naval Action in World War II. Devin-Adair Pub. ISBN 0-8159-5302-X. 
  • Dull, Paul S. (1978). A Battle History of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1941-1945. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-097-1. 
  • Evans, David C. (1986 (2nd Edition)). The Japanese Navy in World War II: In the Words of Former Japanese Naval Officers. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-316-4.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Evans, David C.; Mark R. Peattie (1997). Kaigun: strategy, tactics, and technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1887–1941. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-192-7. 
  • Felton, Mark (2007). Slaughter at Sea: The Story of Japan's Naval War Crimes. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 978-1-59114-263-8. 
  • Hara, Tameichi (1961). Japanese Destroyer Captain. New York & Toronto: Ballantine Books. ISBN 0-345-27894-1. 
  • Hata, Ikuhiko; Yasuho Izawa, Don Cyril Gorham (translator) (1975 (original) 1989 (translation)). Japanese Naval Aces and Fighter Units in World War II. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-315-6.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Hata, Ikuhiko; Yasuho Izawa, Christopher Shores (2011). Japanese Naval Air Force Fighter Units and Their Aces 1932-1945. London: Grub Street. ISBN 978-906502-84-3 Check |isbn= value (help). 
  • Howarth, Stephen (1983). The Fighting Ships of the Rising Sun: The Drama of the Imperial Japanese Navy 1895-1945. Fairfield, Pennsylvania: Fairfield Graphics. ISBN 0689-11402-8. 
  • Hoyt, Edwin P. (1990). Yamamoto: The Man who Planned Pearl Harbor. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-030626-5. 
  • Ito, Masanori (1956 (original) 1962 (translation)). The End of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Jove Books. ISBN 0-515-08682-7.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Jentschura, Hansgeorg; Dieter Jung and Peter Mickel (1977). Warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1869-1945. Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute. ISBN 0-87021-893-X. 
  • Lacroix, Eric; Linton Wells (1997). Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-311-3. 
  • Nila, Gary; Robert A. Rolfe (2006). Japanese Special Naval Landing Forces: Uniforms and Equipment 1932–45. New York: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 1-84603-100-1. 
  • Peattie, Mark R. (1999). Sunburst: The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power 1909-1941. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-59114-664-X. 
  • Skulski, Janusz (1989). The Battleship Yamato. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-019-X. 
  • Skulski, Janusz (2004). The Heavy Cruiser Takao. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-974-3. 
  • Stille, Mark; Tony Bryan (illustrator) (2005). Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers, 1921–45. New York: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 13-978-1-84176-853-3. 
  • Stille, Mark; Tony Bryan (illustrator) (2008). Imperial Japanese Navy Battleships, 1941–45. New York: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84603-280-6. 
  • Tagaya, Osamu (2001). Mitsubishi Type 1 Rikko 'Betty' Units of World War 2. New Yok: Osprey. ISBN 978-1-84176-082-7. 
  • Watts, Anthony J. (1971). The Imperial Japanese Navy. Doubleday. ISBN 0385012683. 
  • Werneth, Ron (2008). Beyond Pearl Harbor: The Untold Stories of Japan's Naval Airmen. Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Military History. ISBN 978-0-7643-2932-6. 
  • Yoshida, Mitsuru; Richard H. Minear (1999). Requiem for Battleship Yamato. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-544-6. 
  • Yoshimura, Akira; Vincent Murphy (Translator) (1999 (1st ed. 1991)). Battleship Musashi: The Making and Sinking of the World's Biggest Battleship. Tokyo, New York, London: Kodansha International. ISBN 4-7700-2400-2.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

Imperial Japanese Army[edit]

  • Drea, Edward J. (1998). In the Service of the Emperor: Essays on the Imperial Japanese Army. Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press. ISBN 0-8032-1708-0. 
  • Drea, Edward J. (2009). Japan's Imperial Army: Its Rise and Fall, 1843-1945. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas. ISBN 978-0-7006-1663-3. 
  • Harries, Meirion; Susie Harries (1994). Soldiers of the Sun: The Rise and Fall of the Imperial Japanese Army. New York: Random House. ISBN 0-679-75303-6. 
  • Hata, Ikuhiko; Yasuho Izawa, Christopher Shores (2012). Japanese Army Fighter Aces 1931-45. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books. ISBN 978-0-8117-1076-3. 
  • Hayashi, Saburo (1959). Kogun: The Japanese Army in the Pacific War. Marine Corps Association. ASIN B000ID3YRK. 
  • Rottman, Gordon L.; Dr. Duncan Anderson (consultant editor) (2005). Japanese Army in World War II: Conquest of the Pacific, 1941-42. Oxford and New York: Osprey. ISBN 1-84176-789-1. 
  • Rottman, Gordon L.; Dr. Duncan Anderson (consultant editor) (2005). Japanese Army in World War II: The South Pacific and New Guinea, 1942-43. Oxford and New York: Osprey. ISBN 1-84176-870-7. 
  • Takaki, Koji; Henry Sakaida (2001). B-29 Hunters of the JAAF. Great Britain: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 1-84176-161-3. 

United States Navy[edit]

  • Ewing, Steve (1998 (Eighth Printing, Original 1982)). USS Enterprise (CV-6): The Most Decorated Ship of World War II: A Pictorial History. Missoula, Montana: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. ISBN 0-933126-24-7.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Kurzman, Dan (1994). Left to Die: The Tragedy of the USS Juneau. New York: Pocket Books. ISBN 0-671-74873-4. 
  • Mrazek, Robert J. (2008). A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight. New York: Little, Brown and Company. ISBN 978-0-316-02139-5. 
  • Roscoe, Theodore (1953 (Ninth printing, 1986)). United States Destroyer Operations of World War II. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-726-7.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Rose, Lisle A. (1995). The Ship that Held the Line: The USS Hornet and the First Year of the Pacific War. Annapolis, Maryland: Bluejacket Books (Naval Institute Press). ISBN 1-55750-008-8. 
  • Satterfield, John R. (1995). We Band of Brothers: The Sullivans and World War II. Parkersburg, Iowa: Mid-Prarie Books. ISBN 0-931209-58-7. 
  • Stafford, Edwar P. (2002 (1962)). The Big E: The Story of the USS Enterprise. Annapolis, Maryland: Bluejacket Books (Naval Institute Press). ISBN 1-55750-998-0.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Stille, Mark; Tony Bryan (Illustrator) (2005). US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1922-45. Great Britain: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84176-890-8. 

United States Army[edit]

  • Bowman, Martin (2003). B-17 Flying Fortress Units of the Pacific War. Great Britain: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 1-84176-481-7. 
  • Henry, Mark R. (2000). The US Army in World War II (1): The Pacific. New York: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-85532-995-9. 
  • Salecker, Eric (2001). Fortress Against the Sun: The B-17 Flying Fortress in the Pacific. United States: Da Capo Press. ISBN 1-58097-049-4. 
  • Scearce, Phil; Jesse E. Stay (Forward) (2011). Finish Forty and Home: The Untold World War II Story of B-24s in the Pacific. Denton, TX, USA: University of North Texas Press. ISBN 978-1-57441-316-8. 

Prewar to first few months[edit]

  • Anderson, Charles R. (2005). Day of Lightning, Years of Scorn: Walter C. Short and the Attack on Pearl Harbor. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 978-1-59114-005-4. 
  • Beasley, W.G. (1991). Japanese Imperialism 1894-1945. London: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198221681. 
  • Burton, John (2006). Fortnight of Infamy: The Collapse of Allied Airpower West of Pearl Harbor. US Naval Institute Press. ISBN 159114096X. 
  • Morison, Samuel Eliot (1958 (reissue 2001)). The Rising Sun in the Pacific 1931 - April 1942, vol. 3 of History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Castle Books. 0785813047.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Peattie, Mark (1992). Nan'Yo: The Rise and Fall of the Japanese in Micronesia, 1885-1945 (Pacific Islands Monograph Series). University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 0824814800. 
  • Prange, Gordon W.; Donald M. Goldstein and Katherine V. Dillon (1981). At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor. New York: Penguin Books. ISBN 0140157344. 
  • Prange, Gordon W.; Donald M. Goldstein and Katherine V. Dillon (1988). December 7, 1941: The Day the Japanese Attacked Pearl Harbor. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0070506825. 
  • Willmott, H. P. (1982). Empires in the Balance: Japanese and Allied Pacific Strategies to April 1942. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 0-87021-535-3. 

Coral Sea to Guadalcanal[edit]

Solomon Islands campaign[edit]

Guadalcanal[edit]
  • Ballard, Robert; Rick Archbold (2007). Robert Ballard's Guadalcanal: Exploring the Ghost Fleet of the South Pacific. Toronto, Ontario: Madison Press Books. ISBN 978-0-7858-2206-6. 
  • Brown, Herbert C. (2000). Hell at Tassafaronga. Ancient Mariners Pr. ISBN 0-9700721-4-7. 
  • Christ, James F. (2007). Battalion of the Damned: The 1st Marine Paratroopers at Gavutu and Bloody Ridge, 1942. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1591141141. 
  • Clemens, Martin (2004 (reissue)). Alone on Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story. Bluejacket Books. ISBN 1-59114-124-9.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Cook, Charles O. (1992 (Reissue)). The Battle of Cape Esperance: Encounter at Guadalcanal. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-126-2.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Coombe, Jack D. (1991). Derailing the Tokyo Express. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole. ISBN 0-8117-3030-1. 
  • Crenshaw, Russell S., Jr. (1995). The Battle of Tassafaronga. Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America. ISBN 1-877853-37-2. 
  • Frank, Richard (1990). Guadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle. New York: Random House. ISBN 0-394-58875-4. 
  • Griffith, Samuel B. (1963). The Battle for Guadalcanal. Champaign, Illinois, USA: University of Illinois Press. ISBN 0-252-06891-2. 
  • Hammel, Eric (1999). Carrier Clash: The Invasion of Guadalcanal & The Battle of the Eastern Solomons August 1942. St. Paul, MN, USA: Zenith Press. ISBN 0760320527. 
  • Hammel, Eric (1999). Carrier Strike: The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, October 1942. Pacifica Press. ISBN 0-7603-2128-0. 
  • Hammel, Eric (1988). Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea : The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, Nov. 13–15, 1942. (CA): Pacifica Press. ISBN 0-517-56952-3. 
  • Hammel, Eric (2007). Guadalcanal: The U.S. Marines in World War II. St. Paul, Minnesota, USA: Zenith Press. ISBN 0-7603-3148-0. 
  • Jersey, Stanley Coleman (2008). Hell's Islands: The Untold Story of Guadalcanal. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press. ISBN 1-58544-616-5. 
  • Kilpatrick, C. W. (1987). Naval Night Battles of the Solomons. Exposition Press. ISBN 0-682-40333-4. 
  • Kurzman, Dan (1994). Left to Die: The Tragedy of the USS Juneau. New York: Pocket Books. ISBN 0-671-74874-2. 
  • Loxton, Bruce; Chris Coulthard-Clark (1997). The Shame of Savo: Anatomy of a Naval Disaster. Australia: Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd. ISBN 1-86448-286-9. 
  • Lundstrom, John B. (2005 (New edition)). First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-59114-472-8.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • McGee, William L. (2002). The Solomons Campaigns, 1942-1943: From Guadalcanal to Bougainville--Pacific War Turning Point, Volume 2 (Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in WWII). BMC Publications. ISBN 0-9701678-7-3. 
  • Miller, Thomas G. (1969). Cactus Air Force. Admiral Nimitz Foundation. ISBN 0-934841-17-9. 
  • Morison, Samuel Eliot (1958). The Struggle for Guadalcanal, August 1942 – February 1943, vol. 5 of History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. ISBN 0-316-58305-7. 
  • Richter, Don (1992). Where the Sun Stood Still: The Untold Story of Sir Jacob Vouza and the Guadalcanal Campaign. Toucan. ISBN 096116963X. 
  • Smith, Michael T. (2000). Bloody Ridge: The Battle That Saved Guadalcanal. New York: Pocket. ISBN 0-7434-6321-8. 
  • Twining, Merrill B. (1996). No Bended Knee: The Battle for Guadalcanal. Novato, CA, USA: Presidio Press. ISBN 0-89141-826-1. 
The rest of the Solomons and New Guinea[edit]
  • Alexander, Joseph H. (2000). Edson's Raiders: The 1st Marine Raider Battalion in World War II. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-020-7. 
  • Altobello, Brian (2000). Into the Shadows Furious. Presidio Press. ISBN 0-89141-717-6. 
  • Christ, James F. (2006). Mission Raise Hell: The U.S. Marines on Choiseul, October-November 1943. Annapolis, MD, USA: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-59114-113-3. 
  • Crenshaw, Russell Sydnor (1998). South Pacific Destroyer: The Battle for the Solomons from Savo Island to Vella Gulf. Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-136-X. 
  • Davis, Burke (1969). Get Yamamoto. New York: Random House. ASIN B0006BZ2OC. 
  • Davis, Donald A. (2005). Lightning Strike: The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge Pearl Harbor. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-30906-6. 
  • Doscher,, J. Henry, Jr., (2006). Subchaser in the South Pacific: A Saga of the USS SC-761 During World War II. Berkeley, California: iBooks. ISBN 1-59687-332-9. 
  • Feldt, Eric Augustus (1946 (original text), 1991 (this edition)). The Coastwatchers. Victoria, Australia: Penguin Books. ISBN 0140149260.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Feuer, A. B. (1992). Coastwatching in World War II (Stackpole Military History Series). Westport, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Stackpole Books. ISBN 0-8117-3329-7. 
  • Gailey, Harry A. (1991). Bougainville, 1943-1945: The Forgotten Campaign. Lexington, Kentucky, USA: University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-9047-9. 
  • Gamble, Bruce (2010). Fortress Rabaul: The Battle for the Southwest Pacific, January 1942 - April 1943. Minneapolis, MN, USA: Zenith Press. ISBN 978-0-7603-2350-2. 
  • Glines, Carroll V. (1990). Attack on Yamamoto. New York: Crown (1st edition). ISBN 0-517-57728-3. 
  • Hammel, Eric M. (1999). Munda Trail: The New Georgia Campaign, June-August 1943. Pacifica Press. ISBN 0-935553-38-X. 
  • Hammel, Eric M. (2008). New Georgia, Bougainville, and Cape Gloucester: The US Marines in World War II, A Pictorial Tribute. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Zenith Press. ISBN 0-7603-3296-7. 
  • Horton, D. C. (1970). Fire Over the Islands. ISBN 0589070894. 
  • Lord, Walter (1977 (Reissue 2006)). Lonely Vigil; Coastwatchers of the Solomons. New York: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-59114-466-3.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Morison, Samuel Eliot (1958). Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, vol. 6 of History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Castle Books. 0785813071. 
  • Prados, John (2012). Islands of Destiny: The Solomons Campaign and the Eclipse of the Rising Sun. New York: NAL Caliber. ISBN 978-0-451-23804-7. 
  • Rhoades, F. A. (1982). A Diary of a Coastwatcher in the Solomons. Fredericksburg, Texas, U.S.A.: Admiral Nimitz Foundation. 
  • Sakaida, Henry (1996). The Siege of Rabaul. St. Paul, MN, USA: Phalanx. ISBN 1-883809-09-6. 

Aleutian Islands and Kuriles campaigns[edit]

  • Cloe, John Haile (1990). The Aleutian Warriors: A History of the 11th Air Force and Fleet Air Wing 4. Missoula, Montana, U.S.A.: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., Inc. and Anchorage Chapter – Air Force Association. ISBN 0-929521-35-8. 
  • Dickrell, Jeff (2001). Center of the Storm: The Bombing of Dutch Harbor and the Experience of Patrol Wing Four in the Aleutians, Summer 1942. Missoula, Montana, U.S.A.: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., Inc. ISBN 1-57510-092-4. 
  • Garfield, Brian (1969). The Thousand-Mile War: World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians. Fairbanks, Alasaka, USA: University of Alaska Press. ISBN 0-912006-83-8. 
  • Hays, Otis (2004). Alaska's Hidden Wars: Secret Campaigns on the North Pacific Rim. University of Alaska Press. ISBN 188996364X. 
  • Hutchison, Kevin Don (1994). World War II in the North Pacific: Chronology and Fact Book. Westport, Connecticut and London: Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-29130-6. 
  • Lorelli, John A. (1984). The Battle of the Komandorski Islands. Annapolis, Maryland, USA: United States Naval Institute. ISBN 0-87021-093-9. 
  • Morison, Samuel Eliot (1951 (Reprint 2001)). Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, June 1942-April 1944, vol. 7 of History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Champaign, Illinois, USA: University of Illinois Press. ISBN 0-316-58305-7.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Wetterhahn, Ralph (2004). The Last Flight of Bomber 31: Harrowing Tales of American and Japanese Pilots who Fought in World War II's Arctic Air Campaign. New York: Carroll & Graf. ISBN 0-7867-1360-7. 

Central Pacific, Philippines, and Japan campaigns, 1944–45[edit]

  • Bailey, Dan E. (2000). World War II Wrecks of the Truk Lagoon. Redding, California: North Valley Diver Publications. ISBN 0-911615-06-7. 
  • Friedman, Kenneth I. (2001). Afternoon of the Rising Sun: The Battle of Leyte Gulf. Novato, California: Presidio Press. ISBN 0-89141-756-7. 
  • Grayling, A. C. (2007). Among the Dead Cities: The History and Moral Legacy of the WWII Bombing of Civilians in Germany and Japan. New York: Walker Publishing Company Inc. ISBN 0-8027-1565-6. 
  • Hadley, Gregory; Philip Seaton (Forward) (2007). Field of Spears: The Last Mission of the Jordan Crew. King's Lynn, Norfolk, United Kingdom: Paulownia Press. ISBN 978-0-9555582-1-4. 
  • Hastings, Max (2007). Retribution: The Battle for Japan, 1944–45. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 978-0-307-26351-3. 
  • Millot, Bernard (1971). Divine Thunder: The life and death of the Kamikazes. Macdonald. ISBN 0-356-03856-4. 
  • Sauer, Howard (1999). The Last Big-Gun Naval Battle: The Battle of Surigao Strait (in Palo Alto, California). The Glencannon Press. ISBN 1-889901-08-3. 
  • Stewart, William H. (2001 (1st ed. 1986)). Ghost Fleet of the Truk Lagoon. Missoula, Montana: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. ISBN 0-933126-66-2.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  • Thomas, Evan (2006). Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-7432-5221-8. 
  • Tully, Anthony P. (2009). Battle of Surigao Strait. Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-35242-2. 
  • Willmott, H. P. (2005). The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Last Fleet Action. Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana University Press. ISBN 0-253-34528-6. 
  • Y'Blood, William T. (1981). Red Sun Setting: The Battle of the Philippine Sea. Annapolis, Maryland: US Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-59114-994-0. 

Other military history[edit]

  • Diehl, Alan E. (2003). Silent Knights: Blowing the Whistle on Military Accidents and Their Cover-Ups. Potomac Books. ISBN 1574885448. 
  • Freeman, Gregory A. (2009). Troubled Water: Race, Mutiny, and Bravery on the USS Kitty Hawk. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-230-61361-4. 
  • Luttrell, Marcus; Patrick Robinson (2007). Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10. New York: Back Bay Books / Little, Brown and Company. ISBN 978-0-316-06760-7. 
  • McMichael, William H.; Charles C. Moskos (Forward) (1997). The Mother of All Hooks: The Story of the U.S. Navy's Tailhook Scandal. New Brunswick and London: Transaction Publishers. ISBN 1-56000-293-X. 
  • Sherwood, John Darrell (2007). Black Sailor, White Navy: Racial Unrest in the Fleet During the Vietnam Era. New York: New York University Press. ISBN 978-0-8147-4036-1. 
  • United States Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General (1993). The Tailhook Report. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-10392-8. 
  • Vistica, Gregory L. (1995). Fall from Glory: The Men Who Sank the U.S. Navy. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-684-81150-2. 
  • Zimmerman, Jean (1995). Tailspin: Women at War in the Wake of Tailhook. New York: Doubleday. ISBN 0-385-47789-9. 

Japanese culture, language, and history[edit]

Environment[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Bennett, Judith A. (1987). Wealth of the Solomons: A History of a Pacific Archipelago, 1800–1978. University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 0-8248-1078-3. 
  • Popkin, Richard H.; Avrum Stroll (1981 (2nd edition, revised 1993)). Philosophy Made Simple. New York: Doubleday. ISBN 0-385-42533-3.  Check date values in: |date= (help)