Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska's WWII Invasion by Samantha SeipleGhosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska's WWII Invasion by Samantha Seiple

Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska's WWII Invasion

bySamantha Seiple

Hardcover | October 1, 2011

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Few know the story of the Japanese invasion of Alaska during World War II - until now.

Ghosts in the Fog is the first narrative nonfiction book for young adults to tell the riveting story of how the Japanese invaded and occupied the Aleutian Islands in Alaska during World War II. This fascinating little-known piece of American history is told from the point of view of the American civilians who were captured and taken prisoner, along with the American and Japanese soldiers who fought in one of the bloodiest battles of hand-to-hand combat during the war. Complete with more than eighty photographs throughout and first person accounts of this extraordinary event, Ghosts in the Fog is sure to become a must-read for anyone interested in World War II and a perfect tie-in for the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

In addition to being an author, Samantha Seiple has worked as a competitive intelligence specialist for a Fortune 100 company, a librarian, a production editor, and copy editor, and is an experienced researcher. Her education includes a master's degree in library and information science and a bachelor's degree with a double major in En...
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Title:Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska's WWII InvasionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.56 × 5.75 × 0.78 inPublished:October 1, 2011Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545296544

ISBN - 13:9780545296540

Appropriate for ages: 10

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