Saipan In FlamesAn account of the 1944 invasion of Saipan and "Operation Forager"
which was the turning point in the Pacific war .
Produced in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the invasion ,
the book is based on declassified "Top secret" military documents
and plans .
The research effort has drawn upon extensive holdings of World War
Two microfilm of military intelligence reports , aerial photographs ,
diaries of the combatants and other rare historical documents from
each of the opposing forces .
The publication contains documents rarely seen before , photographs
and letters offering an interesting insight into the battle are also
A translated diary of a Japanese soldier stationed on Saipan and the
chilling , eyewitness account of a German Catholic priest who lived
through the holocaust of Hiroshima are among the authentic accounts
published for the first time .
Also included is an analyses of the Japanese defense of the island and
the Japanese military's assessment of the American soldier along with
analysis of "Fear In Combat" .
A special map has bee included , never before designed , which depicts
the name , locations of all major war ships of the united States Navy
and the Imperial Japanese Navy lost during the conflict in the pacific .
The book is not a novel - but rather a "study" of the invasion and a
description of events occurring after the war up to the present time .
Produced in color , 93 pages with more than 40,000 words .
Contact : J.M. Guerrero Associates , P.O. Box 1292 , Saipan ,
M.P. 96950 (via USA) .
Fax. (670) 234 - 2138
Tel. (670) 234 - 3533
Price $25 , Airmail .
Specify English or Japanese language .