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Okinawa Odyssey

Green, Bob

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ISBN 10: 1931721394 / ISBN 13: 9781931721394
Published by Bright Sky Press, Albany TX, 2004
Condition: As New Hardcover
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A new copy with dj in archival-quality mylar. Signed by author Bob Green in black ink on half-title page at the Texas Book Festival, Oct. 31, 2004. Bookseller Inventory # 002999

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Title: Okinawa Odyssey

Publisher: Bright Sky Press, Albany TX

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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This remembering of the Tenth Army of the Pacific Theater campaign is recounted by Bob Green, then a twenty-year-old second lieutenant of the 763rd Tank Battalion attached to the 96th Infantry Division. The invasion, launched on April Fool's Day/Easter Sunday 1945, began the last major battle of World War II, fought as war in Europe ended and president Roosevelt died. Three months later, the Okinawa arena was declared secure. Bob Green's personal accounting of the war and letters home are fascinating as well as touching. His amazing recollection of events makes one feel as if it happened yesterday. The book is richly illustrated with archival photos from the U.S. Army and from the author's personal collection.

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Bob Green is a noted Texas historian and the recipient of the Silver Star and two Bronze Stars for his service in the Pacific Theater of Operations, where he saw action in the invasions of both Leyte and Okinawa.

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