New Guinea by Jon Diamond
The Allied Jungle Campaign in World War II (Stackpole Military Photo Series)

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Visual history of the Allied battles for New Guinea during 1942-44.

Hundreds of photos of this important Pacific theater campaign showing soldiers, vehicles, weapons and equipment, terrain, living conditions, medical care, prisoners, and much moreCaptions expertly describe photos and narrate the major events of the campaignPerfect complement to the narrative accounts in the Stackpole Military History SeriesIdeal reference for military history fans, scholars, modelers, and reenactors


About Jon Diamond

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JON DIAMOND is a practising physician who has had a life-long interest in military history. A graduate of Cornell University, Jon has been on the faculties of Harvard Medical School and Pennsylvania State University. He has served as a civilian attendee to the United States Army War College National Security Seminar in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and has written a significant number of articles and papers including over fifteen for Military Heritage Presents WW II History. He has just completed a book on David Low's Cartoons and the British Policy of Appeasement. He resides in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Published June 15, 2015 by Stackpole Books. 219 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction

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I’ve written a highly technical book about the birds of the eastern highlands of New Guinea, which has sold a grand total of 700 copies for everybody who wants to read the gory details of every New Guinea bird species.”.

Jan 11 2013 | Read Full Review of New Guinea: The Allied Jungle...

The New York Review of Books

Diamond frames his book around “Yali’s question.” Yali, a politician of some note in his native New Guinea, overtook Diamond while he was walking along a beach there in 1972, and during a lengthy conversation asked, “Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo and brought it to New Gu...

May 15 1997 | Read Full Review of New Guinea: The Allied Jungle...