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by Charles H. Walker
Presidio Press  2004
Hardcover
241 pages
photos, maps
ISBN: 9-780739-449059
Cover Price: $16.00
Language: English

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Combat Officer
A Memoir of the War in the South Pacific

From Guadalcanal to the Philippines to Japan's surrender, a ground level view of some of the fiercest battles of World War II. This book is the memoir of Charles H. Walker of North Dakota who began writing the book for his family.

During World War II, enlisted in the U. S. Army, assigned to the 23rd Infantry Division "Americal Division", 164th Infantry Regiment and sent overseas to the South Pacific (SOPAC) and served on New Caledonia, Guadalcanal and the Philippines.

By the end of the Pacific War, he was promoted to the rank of Major and earned the Silver Star.

References
Veterans History Project - Charles H. Walker
FindAGrave - Charles Harris Walker
Review by Justin Taylan  

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