The War in the Pacific
Table of Contents

A grateful Guam remembers


Guam in midst of Japan's ocean empire

The Land of the Rising Sun seizes Guam

Symbol of hope, controversy

The strength of Agueda Johnston

In Tai, the death of a hero

"Uncle Sam, won't you please come back to Guam?"

The Pastor Sablan and his flock

Chamorros caught in Wake invasion

Captain endures POW camp

The march to Manengon

A witness to tragedy

A voyage to freedom

List of liberating forces

Liberating Guam

Maps of invasion beaches

The way of the Japanese warrior

The beachhead the night of the banzai

50 years later, a liberator is remembered

"He gallantly gave his life"

The high command

Guam scouts assist liberators

All men bleed red

Old Glory sways proudly once again

Liberators meet the liberated

Combat Patrol hunts for stragglers

The Last Soldier

Adolfo C. Sgambelluri's secret life

War crimes and justice

Military buildup on Guam

Chamorros still yearn for freedom

The War in the Pacific ends

Thank You

LIBERATION — Guam Remembers
A Golden Salute for the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of Guam
soldiers and family

Men of the 3rd Marine Division rush the beach at Asan and look for cover from Japanese defensive fire. This photo is one of many in this commemorative book about the battle to recapture Guam (top).

Manuel Cruz Perez, USN, gets a warm homecoming from his family as he returns to Guam as a member of the liberating force in August 1944. Welcoming Perez, right to left, are his 24-year-old sister, Mariquita; his 71-year-old grandmother; his 23-year-old sister, Conchita; his two-year-old nephew Jose III, and his brother, Jose, Jr. (bottom).

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