Help support TMP


"What the Great Pacific War Can Teach the U.S. Military Today" Topic


1 Post

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the WWII in the Pacific Message Board


Areas of Interest

World War Two on the Land
World War Two at Sea
World War Two in the Air

Top-Rated Ruleset

A Fistful of TOWs


Rating: gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star 


Featured Showcase Article

Those 1:144 Planes at Wal-Mart

You can buy miniatures at Wal-Mart?


Featured Workbench Article

Back to Paper Modeling - with the Hoverfly

The Editor returns to paper modeling after a long absence.


Featured Profile Article

Council of Five Nations 2010

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian is back from Council of Five Nations.


Current Poll


302 hits since 30 Nov 2020
©1994-2021 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2020 3:11 p.m. PST

"So I'm reviewing a collection of Pacific War oral histories titled, weirdly enough, The Pacific War Remembered. It's a reissue of a book first published during the mid-1980s. It consists of compact testimonials from American protagonists in the greatest of all sea wars. And a sprightly read it is.

The book is enlightening in several respects. First, let's wax philosophical. Transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson maintained that "there is properly no history; only biography." In other words, history is the sum of the biographies of all the individuals, living or dead, who make up humanity. If Emerson has it right, the more individual stories come to light, the richer and more textured our understanding of the past…"

Main page
link

Amicalement
Armand

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.