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Gershy
01-18-2004, 05:31 PM
Hi all.

I'm writing a paper on a book by W. Noledo. The plot is set on the Phillipines in WW2. It's a story about the experiences of several characters during the Japanese occupation. The US attacks on Manila play an important role in the book, especially the P38 is quite important in the story. One part of my analysis consists of a comparison between the airwar presented in the book and historical facts. Now i thought that there's probably no better place to ask about any good books, stories or links than this forum http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif So maybe there's someone who knows some interesting links and stuff? thank you.

Gershy
01-18-2004, 05:31 PM
Hi all.

I'm writing a paper on a book by W. Noledo. The plot is set on the Phillipines in WW2. It's a story about the experiences of several characters during the Japanese occupation. The US attacks on Manila play an important role in the book, especially the P38 is quite important in the story. One part of my analysis consists of a comparison between the airwar presented in the book and historical facts. Now i thought that there's probably no better place to ask about any good books, stories or links than this forum http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif So maybe there's someone who knows some interesting links and stuff? thank you.

BSS_Goat
01-19-2004, 06:02 AM
BUMP someone should be able to help this guy

MiloMorai
01-19-2004, 06:30 AM
You can get some maps of the PI battles here,

http://www.military.com/Resources/HistorySubmittedFileView?file=history_worldwarii_a sia_maps.htm

You should be able to get info on the units involved. I Googled for the Shohu Group and got this, http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-P-Triumph/
and this, http://www.geocities.com/pentagon/3758/philip.htm
and this, http://www.waikato.ac.nz/wfass/subjects/history/waimilhist/1998/yama****a.html

ps. and this, http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Cabin/7226/PhilippinesWon.html


Long live the Horse Clans.

owlwatcher
01-19-2004, 01:17 PM
try digging around the US Army enginer Corps.
They put out "Enginneers of the South west pacific" set of books.
Alittle boring at times but would have the detail of information you might want.
Excellent Maps. The engineers had there noses in everything. Amp. assualts,airfield develoment,Corridor assualt, rebuilding Manilla from scratch, railroad,water,power docks, harbor. The books come with foldout maps.

AirBot
01-19-2004, 01:46 PM
Try reading "Fire in the Sky: The Air War in the South Pacific", by Eric M. Bergerud.
There's also "Touched With Fire: The Land War in the South Pacific", by the same author, which, unsurprisingly, deals with the land war in the south pacific.

Old_Canuck
01-19-2004, 01:49 PM
You guys ROCK http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif This is why I keep visiting the forum. I hope Gershy takes the time to thank you for your efforts.

OC

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Gershy
01-20-2004, 03:53 AM
Hi all.

Been away yesterday, came back and saw those posts in here. A BIG Thank you very much to all of you. You really helped me a lot with this, guys. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

jayarbro
01-21-2004, 11:11 AM
Have you heard about these guys?
http://www.geocities.com/dutcheastindies/201squadron.html