Pacific War Diary 1942-1945 Author:James J. Fahey Written in secret and against strick Navy regulations, this is the contraband diary of an American sailor. James Fahey fought in every engagement of the Pacific War, from Guadalcanal to the Japanese surrender. In blunt sailor's language, he describes those battles, the wild Australian sprees, the misery, the heroism, the humor and the hell. H... more »ere, brought terrifyingly to life, is James Fahey's war.
The New York Times called this book the most astonishing memoir of the year. The Christian Science Monitor said it was tremendous, brilliant and realistic. The Boston American said, "One of the great war books of all time."« less