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Gordon W. Prange (1910–1980)

Autor(a) de At Dawn We Slept: The Untold Story of Pearl Harbor

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Associated Works

Secrets & Spies: Behind the Scenes Stories of World War II (1964) — Contribuinte — 186 cópias, 1 resenha
Fading Victory: The Diary of Admiral Matome Ugaki, 1941-1945 (1991) — Prefácio, algumas edições41 cópias, 1 resenha


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As I listened to this book, I knew that I was in deep doo-doo when the reader talked about documenting the sources...ugh, thought I, footnotes of infinite length :-( in a Senior Level Poly-Sci class. The preface took about a half hour and then the book started. It was written/read like an academic tome suitable for a 400-level class on spies in WWII and it may be suitable for such research. When the reader began to sound like Charlie Brown's teacher, I gave up and thought to myself: "I'm driving down this long road, listening to this book and I'm more bored than usual. I've got better ways to spend my time. So, I deleted the book after about an hour. DNF.… (mais)
buffalogr | outras 2 resenhas | Jul 9, 2022 |
At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S. Naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor. As intense and absorbing as a suspense novel, At Dawn We Slept is the unparalleled and exhaustive account of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. It is widely regarded as the definitive assessment of the events surrounding one of the most daring and brilliant naval operations of all time. Through extensive research and interviews with American and Japanese leaders, Gordon W. Prange has written a remarkable historical account of the assault that-sixty years later-America cannot forget.… (mais)
MasseyLibrary | outras 14 resenhas | Oct 25, 2020 |
DescrizioneIl Giappone, alleato della Germania nazista, si prepara ad allargare il conflitto bellico anche agli Stati Uniti. Gli americani sottovalutano il pericolo, e il 7 dicembre 1941 subiscono lo storico attacco alla base di Pearl Harbour. (fonte: Wikipedia)
MemorialeSardoShoah | 1 outra resenha | Jul 1, 2020 |
Richard Sorge was dispatched to Tokyo in 1933 to serve the spymasters of Moscow. For eight years, he masqueraded as a Nazi journalist and burrowed deep into the German embassy, digging for the secrets of Hitler’s invasion of Russia and the Japanese plans for the East. In a nation obsessed with rooting out moles, he kept a high profile—boozing, womanizing, and operating entirely under his own name. But he policed his spy ring scrupulously, keeping such a firm grip that by the time the Japanese uncovered his infiltration, he had done irreversible damage to the cause of the Axis. The first definitive account of one of the most remarkable espionage sagas of World War II, Target Tokyo is a tightly wound portrayal of a man who risked his life for his country, hiding in plain sight.… (mais)
Cultural_Attache | outras 2 resenhas | Jul 16, 2018 |



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