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Pacific World War II Book Review  

Editor Toni L. Carrell
National Parks Service  1991
Softcover
624 pages
photos, illustrations, maps


Language: English

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Micronesia
Submerged Cultural Resources Assessment of Micronesia

Published by the National Parks Service (NPS), this book is an extensive work detailing underwater wrecks in Micronesia including the Marianas, Palau and Yap.

The volume begins with an introduction and assessment area description. Section two is a maritime historical overview spanning form prehistoric, World War II until the present day. Section three covers shipwreck losses, including the 1941-1946 period. Section four details other submerged cultural resources. Finally section six details management recommendations and conclusions. The book also includes an extensive bibliography and appendixes including: Micronesian Island Names (various spellings), a WWII chronology,

Review by Justin Taylan

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February 4, 2018


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