Ghosts in the fog by Samantha Seiple
Author Marilyn Robinson
Mon 6 Feb 12
Few know the story of the Japanese invasion of Alaska during World War II--until now.
This is the first narrative nonfiction book for upper elementary and young adult students to tell the riveting story of how the Japanese invaded and occupied the Aleutian Islands in Alaska during World War II. This little-known piece of American history is told from the point of view of the American civilians who were captured and taken prisoner, along with the American and Japanese soldiers who fought in one of the bloodiest battles of hand-to-hand combat during the war. Complete with more than 80 photographs throughout and first person accounts of this extraordinary event, this book is for anyone interested in World War II and a perfect tie-in for the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
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