Saipan : oral histories of the Pacific War / [compiled by] by Bruce M. Petty.

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Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Saipan. Japanese Father, Chamorro Mother / Vicky Vaughan. My Two Families / Antonieta Ada. Escolastica / Escolastica Tudela Cabrera. The Fisherman's Son / Juan Blanco. The Policeman / Gregorio C. Cabrera. Messenger Boy for the Japanese Police / Manuel T. Sablan. Provisional Marine / Cristino S. Dela Cruz. Arrested by the Kempeitai / David Sablan. Carolinian Elder / Felipe Iguel Ruak. With Father Tardio and the Nuns / Marie Soledad Castro. The Boy from Taegu / Taeki Lee
  • 2. Yap and Tinian. The Flemings from Yap / Alfred Flores Fleming and Rosalia Aldan Fleming. The White Russian from Yap / Alex Tretnoff
  • 3. Rota. Digging Tunnels on Rota / Antonio Shimabukuro Borja. Hungry and Thirsty on Rota / Jose King. Chicken and Corn / Jose Hocog Mundo
  • 4. Palau Islands. I Worked for the Kempeitai / Roman Tmetuchl. The Sailor from Angaur / Manuel S. Sablan
  • 5. Guam. The Interpreter / Henry S. Pangelinan. The Interpreter's Wife / "Marikita" Palacios Crisostomo. From Sumay to Santa Rita / Gregorio Borja
  • 6. The Marines. The First Armored Amphibian Battalion / Dale L. Barker. The Bastard Battalion / Frank Borta. Farm Boy from Oklahoma / Paul E. Cooper. Sixth Provisional Marine M.P. Battalion / James A. Moore. Maug Island / Robert Owensby. Marines Don't Cry in Public / Robert Roland. Mr. Leary / Carl Matthews
  • 7. The Army. Military Intelligence Service Attached to the Twenty-seventh Army Division / Benjamin Hazard. A Nisei's Story / Nobuo Richard Kishiue. The Thirty-third Coast Artillery Battery / Roland Fronheiser. Field Artillery Officer / Edmund Joseph Lyga
  • 8. The Navy. Navy Civil Affairs Unit / Harris Martin. Gunnery Officer: USS Twining (DD 540) / William VanDusen. Patrol Bombing Squadron Twenty-two / Bob Willig
  • 9. The Army Air Force. B-29 Lead Pilot / Ray Brashear. B-24 Nose Gunner / Gerald Shaffer
  • 10. The Home Front. When Johnnie Didn't Come Marching Home / Bill Winnekins. Already I Miss You as Much as I Thought I Would / Jane Broome Plante.