Goodbye, Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War Summary
William Manchester

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Goodbye, Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War Summary

The personal memoir contains a mix of biographical and autobiographical elements combined with retrospective analysis of events during World War II. Most, but not all, of the material concerns US Marine Corps combat actions. The major military actions considered include the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the American defeat in the Philippines, the successful American attacks on New Guinea, Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan, Guam, and Peleliu; the American victory in the Philippines, and Iwo Jima; and...

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