WWI, WWII

1914. Donaldson, T.H. Diary: 1914 May 2 - Dec. 16. One microfilm reel 35 mm., PMB 967 (Donaldson was one of about 40 British employees of the British-o wned Pacific Phosphate Company on Nauru when World War I broke out. Nauru was then a German colony. On 6 September 1914, the Germans deported the British employees to Ocean Island, part of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Protectorate. On 3 November 1914, an Australian force under Colonel W. Holmes arrived at Ocean Island in the company's ship Messina, reembarked the British employees and returned them to Nauru, which was placed under Australian military control). A.N.U., Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, Canberra. ANL.
1914. anon. Phosphate Island Under Martial Law - Engineer's Story.
1942. anon. Our fleet makes a raid. in: Paradise of the Pacific (Mar).
1943. Columbia University Naval School of Military Government and Administration. The Gilbert Islands, Ocean Is., and Nauru: proposed organization for military government. ts, 158 l, 24 cm, Report of Group II, Section I (photocopy). Columbia University, NY. UH PAC/DU615.5/C65.
1943. Grimble, Arthur Francis. War Finds its Way to the Gilbert Islands; United States Forces Dislodge Japanese from Enchanted Atol ls Which Loom Now as Stepping Stones along South Sea Route from Australia to Hawaii. in: National Geographic 83, no.1, Jan 1943, 71-92, 19 ill, map, 26cm. Washington. UH PAC/DU615/G859.
1943. Pratt, W.V. Significance... in: Newsweek 22; 24 Dec 6, 1943.
1943 (?). U.S. Office of War Information. Tarawa. 74pp, ill, 9 x 13 cm. De Forente Krigsinformasjonskontor.
1944. Eastman, George Hubert. Front Line Islands; the Gilbert and Ellice Islands in wartime. edited by Joyce Reason [1894-] from reports of two recent journeys, by the Rev. G.H. Eastman. 16pp, illus, (map), 19 cm. Livingstone Press, London. UH DU615 .E17.
1944. Hannah, Dick. Tarawa, the Toughest Battle in Marine Corps History. 4 plates, 126pp, ill, 28cm (A US Camera Book). US Camera Magazine, NY.
1944. Sherrod, Robert Lee. ...De Strijd om Tarawa. x,182pp, ill, 18cm. Transatlantic, NY.
1944. Sherrod, Robert Lee [1909-]. Tarawa; the Story of a Battle. vi, 183pp, illus.(incl. maps), 21 cm. Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York.
1945. Jones, Edgar L. Marooned on the rock (Tarawa). in: Atlantic Monthly 175:4, 48-54. Boston.
1945. Jones, Edgar L. Sisters and Seabees: Apemama. in: Atlantic 175; 109+, June 1945.
1945. Luke, Harry, Sir. From a South Seas Diary, 1938-42. Extracts from the wartime diary of the Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner for the Western Pacifi c. (Phoenix Is. 217-30). Nicholson & Watson, London.
1945. Moore, W. Robert. Gilbert Islands in the Wake of Battle. in: National Geographic 87; 129-62, Feb 1945, 11 b/w ill, 19 color, maps, 26cm. UH PAC/DU615/M656.
1945. Richardson, W. The Epic of Tarawa. 96pp, ill, 25.5cm, forward by Adm. Harold M. Stark, introduction by Ira Wolfert: The Eastern Enemy. Odhams, London.
1945. Wilson, Earl J. & Jim Griffing Lucas [1914-], Samuel Shaffer, Cyril Peter Zurlinden. Betio Beachhead; U.S. Marines own story of the battle for Tarawa. An account documented and written by four marines who went through the battle. They were: Capt. Earl J. Wilson and marine combat correspondents: master technical sergeants Jim G. Lucas (now 2nd lt.) and Samuel Shaffer, and Staff Sergeant C. Peter Zurlinden (now 2nd lt.). 160pp, ill, maps, 23.5cm. G.P. Putnam's Sons, NY. UH D767.917 W5.
1945. Wolfert, Ira. The Eastern Enemy. Introduction to Richardson 1945 "The Epic of Tarawa". Odhams, London.
1945. anon. Tarawa Battle. in: Newsweek 26; 40 Dec 17, 1945.
1946. Sabatier, Ernest. L'Ile d'Apemama pendant la Guerre. in: Annales de Notre-Dame du Sacré Coeur LXXX (1946), 61-4, 121-3.
1946. U.S. GPO. American Forces in Action. Makin. Capture of Makin (Nov 20-4, 1943). 136pp, ill. Govt Printing Office, Washington DC.
1946. anon. Among Those Present: The Official Story of the Pacific Islands at War. HMSO, London.
1946. anon. Japs Massacre Ocean Islanders After Surrender. in: PIM 16(10):13.
1946. anon. Ocean Island is Reoccupied.
1946. anon. Tarawa Today. in: Life 21; 19-20 Aug. 5, 1946.
1946. anon. Tragedy of Ocean Island. in: PIM 16():7.
1946 (?). anon. Ocean Island and Nauru Island. (A collection of personal narratives of the Japanese occupation of O cean Island and Nauru in World War II). 30, 25 leaves, 34 cm (photocopy 198-?). UH D767.917 .O3 1946a.
1947. Blankfort, Michael. Big Yankee - The Life of Carlson of the Raiders. 380pp. Little, Brown, Boston.
1947. Hodges, M. Fanning Island Memories - on a mid Pacific cable station during WWII. in: PIM 17():38-9.
1947 (1955?). Stockman, James R., Capt. The Battle for Tarawa. iv, 86 p. illus., ports., fold. maps. 25 cm. Historical Section, Division of Public Information, Headquarters, U. S. Marine Corps, Washington.
1948. Iremonger, Lucille. It's a Bigger Life. 191pp, plates, port., maps, 24cm; with illus by author; appendix of newspaper clippings: WWII. (The author's experiences in the W. Pac. islands in WWII). Hutchinson & Co, London; NY. UH PAC/DU615/I7, ML 989.2/I.
1948. Johnston, Richard W. Follow Me! The Story of the Second Marine Division in World War II. photos, maps, (Division or its elements fought at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Okinawa). Random House.
1949. Freeston, M. (Lady). A Romance of Two Pacific Islands: Banaban survivors of Japanese occupation find a better home. in: Crown Colonist 19, Apr 1949, 211-2. London.
1950. U.S. Gov't Publications. Tarawa, Guadacanal, Midway, Wake, Bougainville. US Marines in the WWII, authentic battle histories o f leathernecks in the Pacific Theater. 4p, (8vo), list of publications (G.P. 3.21.M.34). Govt Publications, Washington.
1950. anon. New Tarawa Memorial to Victims of Jap Sadism. in: PIM 21(3):9.
1951. Pratt, F. La reconquête du Pacifique par les 'Marines' americains. 1943-5; Guadacanal, Tarawa... 277pp, (8vo), French edition by René Jouan. Payot, Paris.
1952. Gillespie, Oliver A. Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45: The Pacific. Government Printer, Wellington.
1952. Morison, Samuel Eliot. History of the U.S. Naval Operations in World War II, Vol VII, Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, Ju ne 1942-April 1944. Little, Brown. Boston.
1953. Smith, J.S. Tarawa. in: US Naval Institute Proceedings 79(11), Nov 1953, 1163-75. Annapolis.
1953. Uris, Leon. Battle Cry. (Tarawa WWII fiction).
1955. Crowl, Philip Axtell [1914-] & Edmund G. Love. Seizure of the Gilberts and Marshalls. xvi, 414, ill, maps, 26cm, bibl 377-81, (US Army in WWII: The War in the Pacific). Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, Washington D.C. UH PAC/D769/A533, UH D114.7:P11v6, UH D769.A533v2pt6.
1957. Hilder, Brett. Christmas I. Awaits the Birth of the Bomb. in: PIM 27(9):80-2.
1957. Woolett, J.C. The Christmas I. Trials Base. in: Royal Engineer's Journal 71(4), Dec 1957, 314-34, ill. Chatham, Kent.
1957. anon. Ready for the H-Bomb Tests: Christmas I. in the Pacific. in: Illustrated London News, 230, May 11, 1957, p761, ill.
1958. Great Britain Ministry of Aviation. Operation Grapple. London.
1958. Knee, Earl Healy. The Last Voyage of the SS Prusa. 34l, 22x36cm.
1962. Bailey, Seth Thomas [1893-]. Tarawa; the dramatic story of one of the most devastating battles in Marine history. 155pp, ill, 19cm (Battle of Tarawa 1943). Monarch Books, Derby, Conn.
1962. Rooney, Andrew A. The Fortunes of War; Four Great Battles of WWII. 236pp, ill, 28cm. Little, Brown's, Boston.
1963. Wheeler, Keith. Tarawa (?). 318pp, (WWII Fiction). Muller, London.
1965. Werstein, Irving. Tarawa, a battle report. maps by Ava Morgan, ix, 146pp, maps, plans, 21cm, bibl. Crowell, NY.
1966. Shaw, Henry I. & Bernard C. Nalty, Edwin T. Turnbladh. Central Pacific Drive. index, (History of U. S. Marine Corps operations in World War II, v. 3). Historical Branch, G-3 Division, Headquarters, U. S. Marine Corps, Washington, D. C.
1969. Shaw, Henry I. Tarawa: A Legend is Born. 160pp, 21cm, ill, bibl, Purnell History of WWII: Battle Books No. 8. Ballentine Books, NY.
1971. Belote, James H. & M. Williams. Titans of the Seas: the Development and Operations of Japanese and American Carrier Task Forces Duri ng WWII. 366pp (Tarawa and Makin: 199-210). Harper and Row, NY.
1975. Adams, Bruce. Rust in Peace - South Pacific Battlefields Revisited. 239pp (GI 217-27). Antipodean Publications, Sydney.
1975. Bartsch, William H. Journey Into the Past: searching for war remains in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands. in: South Pacific Bulletin 25(1), 1975, 8-15.
1975. Russ, Martin. Line of Departure: Tarawa. viii, 201pp, illus, 22cm, bibl 193-4, maps drawn by Rafael Palacios. Doubleday, Garden City, NY.
1977. anon. Tarawa and Operation Galvanic: Kiribati. in: After the Battle, no.15, 1977, p 53. UH Reprint 41.01.
1978. Hoyt, Edwin P. Storm Over the Gilberts: War in the Central Pacific 1943. 175pp, 4 lvs plates, ill, 25cm, index, bibl 166-8. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York. UH D767.917 .H67 1978b.
1983. Groves, Gordon W. [1927-]. Biography of Peter Kanere Koru (1920-1990). 37 leaves, 28 cm. UH DU615.76.K67 G7 1983.
1984. Gregg, Charles T. Tarawa. 198pp, ill, 25 cm, index, bibl 181-85. Stein and Day, New York.
1985. Blakeway, Denys & Sue Lloyd-Roberts. Fields of thunder: testing Britain's bomb. 243 pp, 8 pp of plates: maps, 21 cm, bibl, index. George Allen & Unwin, London; Sydney. ANL.
1985. Willard, W. Wyeth. The Leathernecks Come Through. 6th ed., 224pp, 8vo. (story of evangelical military chaplain on Tarawa and Guadacanal during WWII.). New England Classics, Forestdale, MA.
1986. Nishino, Terutaro. The Japanese Imperial Navy on Ocean Island during WW II. in: Gakkaishi/ Taiheiyo Gakkai, Tokyo n.31 (Journal of the Pacific Society) (in Japanese).
1987. Oulton, Wilfrid Ewart [1911-]. Christmas Island Cracker: an account of the planning and execution of the British thermo-nuclear bom b tests, 1957. 412pp, 40pp of plates, ill, 23 cm, index. Thomas Harmsworth, London. UH UG1282.H9 O95 1987.
1988. Highland, Sam. World War II in Kiribati. in: papers, Conference on Culture Encounters with Pacific War, May 18-21, 1988 at East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. 1 v. (various foliations), ill, bibl, 28 cm. Honolulu. UH D744.7.O3 C66 1988, UH D767.9 .C65 1988.
1990. Lindstrom, Lamont & Geoffrey M. White. Island Encounters, Black and White Memories of the Pacific War. reviews: American Anthropologist, vol.93, no.1, 1990:276; The Journal of the Polynesian Society, vol .101, no.3, September 1992:311; American Anthropologist, vol.94, no.1, March 1992:265. . Smithsonian Institute Press.
1990. Vaughan, Donald L. Report on Coastwatching Radio Stations in the Gilbert & Ellice Islands, 1941-45. 1 v. (various pagings), ill., map, 30 cm. D.L. Vaughan, Raumati South, N.Z. UH D767.917 .V38 1990.
1991. anon. Focus: Collecting combat relics has tied one Australian man to Kiribati. in: PIM 61(11):28. UH DU1 .P145.
1993. Alexander, Joseph H., Col. Across the Reef: the Marine Assault of Tarawa. 52pp, ill, maps, ports, 28 cm, bibl. (Marines in World War II commemorative series). History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.
1993. Graham, Michael B. [1961-]. Mantle of Heroism: Tarawa and the struggle for the Gilberts, November 1943. foreword by Ken Hechler. xvi, 360pp, maps, 24 cm, index, bibl 344-50. Presidio, Novato, Calif. UH D774.T37 G73 1993.
1995. Alexander, Joseph H., Col. Utmost Savagery - The Three Days of Tarawa. w/photos. Naval Institute Press.