An Annotated Bibliography of the United States Marine Corps in the Second World War
An Annotated Bibliography of the United States Marine Corps in the Second World War. D. Michael O’Quinlivan and Jack B. Hilliard. 1965. 42 pp. 1970. 1982 reprint.
Representative questions that can be answered with this resource:
- What was it like to be a female combat photographer in World War II?
- Where can I find portraits of high ranking Japanese Army officers?
- What sort of Public Relations work did the US Marines do in World War II?
- Where can I find an account of the civilians in the Solomon Islands who provided intelligence to the Marines and assisted allied personnel caught behind enemy lines?
The bibliography is divided into the following sections:
- Pearl Harbor
- New Britain
- Gilberts and Narshalls
- Io Jima
- Post—Hostilities Operations (North China, Japan Occupation)
- BIOGRAPHY AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Although there is a separate section of biography and autobiography, you will also find biographical information offered in other parts of the bibliography. The work ends with a lengthy index by subject and name.
This work is notable for citations to a number of first person accounts including a Marine involved in several campaigns and a female combat photographer who was present at Iwo Jima and Okinawa operations. Also includes some Japanese perspectives.