JAMES D. HORNFISCHER - The Fleet at Flood Tide

 

 

Tuesday, November 1 at 7PM

Author
JAMES D. HORNFISCHER
speaking & signing
The Fleet at Flood Tide:
America at Total War
 in the Pacific, 1944-1945

 

 

 

 

 


Tonight we’re thrilled to host New York Times-bestselling author James D. Hornfischer who will be discussing his new book The Fleet at Flood Tide, a look at the campaign that led to U.S. victory over Japan in World War II.  Join us for an insightful discussion about the conflict and the evolution of the modern military.

 

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ABOUT THE FLEET AT FLOOD TIDE

Here is the extraordinary story of the most consequential campaign of the Pacific War: the U.S. Fifth Fleet’s seizure of the Marianas, a relentless deployment of overwhelming force on air, land, and sea that opened the path to total victory over Japan and established a new state of the art in warfare: the first use of the forerunners of today’s SEALs; the emergence of massive cross-hemispheric expeditionary operations; the flowering of American naval aviation and carrier power; and the secret training of Marianas-based air crews who would first unleash nuclear fire. From the epic seaborne invasion of Saipan, to the stunning aerial battles of the Marianas Turkey Shoot, to the grinding combat ashore and the devastating bombing campaign that culminated with Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Marianas were the fulcrum of the Pacific, a kaleidoscope of valor, drama, and tragedy.


ABOUT JAMES D. HORNFISCHER

James D. Hornfischer is a writer, literary agent, and former book editor. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Neptune’s Inferno, The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors and Ship of Ghosts, widely acclaimed accounts of the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II.


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Event date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
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The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945 Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780345548702
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bantam - October 25th, 2016

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