A BRIDE BETWEEN US: Julie Shigekuni Anchor Books 1995 (novel)
A DIFFERENT KIND OF VICTORY: James Leutze; Naval Institute Press.
A biography of Admiral Thomas C. Hart
ALL MEN BACK – ALL ONE BIG MISTAKE: W.A. (Bill) Bee Hesperian Press 1998
A SINISTER TWILIGHT: Noel Barber; Houghton Mifflin co 1968.
The fall of Singapore
AMERICAN CRUISERS OF WWII: Steve Ewing: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. 1984. Good photos of Northampton Class Cruisers.
AND THE DAWN CAME UP LIKE THUNDER: Leo Rawlings; Futura 1975
AUSTRALIA’S PEARL HARBOR: Douglas Lockwood; Rigby Limited 1966 Air attack on Darwin Feb. 1942.
BAMBOO: Robert O.Bowen; Alfred A. Knopf 1953
BAMBOO ROUND MY SHOULDER: George Sprod: Kangaroo Press 1981
Hilarious look at “the lighter side of Changi”.
BANZI YOU BASTARDS: Jack Edwards; Corporate Communications Hong Kong 1989.
A gripping account of the hardships of British POW’s slaving in the dopper mines at Kinkaseki Formosa.
BARBED WIRE SURGEON: Alfred A. Weinstein; Macmillian Co. 1952
BATTLE REPORT: Pearl Harbor to the Coral Sea: Cdr. W. Karig & Lt. W. Kelley; Farrar & Rinehart NY 1944.
An excellent account of the first few months of WWII. Java Sea Battle in great detail, with list of Houston crew (by states) and their known status at the time.
BATTLE STATIONS: William H. Wise & Co. 1945. Photographic history of Navy in WWII. Good pictures of interest to Houston survivors and NOK
BENEATH THE SHADOW: James Bertram; John Day Co 1947
BLIND TO MISFORTUNE: Bill Griffiths; Leo Cooper London 1989
BLOOD ON THE RISING SUN: John McGregor; Ben Olen 1979
COMBAT: Dell Publishers 1958. The Pacific theater, a little about USS Houston activities.
COMBAT PACIFIC THEATER WWII : Dell 1958
COWRA: Teruhiko Asada; Angus & Robertson 1972. Japanese account of Jap POW escape from Cowra, near Sydney Australia
COURSE FOR DISASTER: Richard Pool Leo Cooper Ltd 1987
CRUISE OF THE LANIKAI: Kemp Tolley; Naval Institute Press 1973. An interesting argument that we “incited” the Japanese into the war.
CRUISERS: Anthony Preston; Bison Books London 1982. Great photos and and
DARWIN 1942: Timothy Hall; Metheun 1981. “Australia’s darkest hour” - the attack on Darwin
DEATH RAILWAY: Clifford Kinvig-Ballantine Books Inc 1973
DESTINATION JAPAN: Geoffrey P. Adams 1980
DIARY OF A GIRL IN CHANGI 1941-1945: Sheila Allen Kangaroo Press 1994
DIE LIKE THE CARP: Harry Gordon; Corgin Books 1978. “greatest POW escape ever!” from Cowra in Australia
DISHONORING AMERICA: Lillian Baker; Webb Research Group Pub.
FOO: Frank Fujita; North Texas University Press 1993. The story of Frank “Foo” Fujita a Japanese/American member of the 131st FA and his ordeals as a prisoner of war
FROM CHINA BURMA INDIA TO KWAI: Lt. Col. W. Henderson O & B Publishers 1991
GENERAL WAINWRIGHT’S STORY: Jonathan M. Wainwright; Curtis Books 1946
GREAT WARSHIPS: Anthony Preston; Bison Books 1986. USS Houston activities mentioned about the Japanese ship Mogami
GUADACANAL/DECISION AT SEA: Eric Hammel Crown Publishers 1988
GUEST OF THE FALLEN SUN: Hans Whitney; Expositon Press 1951
HISTORY OF UNITED STATES NAVAL OPERATIONS IN WORLD WAR II:
Vol. III - The Rising Sun In The Pacific 1931 - April 1942; Samuel Eliot Morison Little Brown & Co 1950
Vol. XIII - The Liberation Of The Philippines 1944-1945; Samuel Eliot Morison Little Brown & Co 1959
HEROES AT SEA: Don Wall; Griffin Press Adelaide 1991 Story of sinking of Japanese ships carrying POWs
HMS ELECTRA: Lt. Cdr. T.J. Cain/A.V. Sellwood; Futura Publishing Limited 1986
HORROR TREK: Robert W. Lavering; Horstman Printing Co 1948
IMPACT: THE ARMY AIR FORCES’ “CONFIDENTIAL” PICTURE HISTORY OF WWII: The Air Force Historical Foundation Historical Times Inc. 1982
JAPAN AT WAR: AN ORAL HISTORY: Haruko Taya Cook & Theodore Cook; The New Press New York 1992. Oral histories of a wide range of Japanese who were alive during WWII
JAPANESE DESTROYER CAPTAIN: Capt. Tameichi Hara; Ballantine Books 1972
JAPANESE THRUST: Lionel Wigmore; Australian War Memorial 1957; Volume IV of Australia’s history of the war.
MR. MICHAEL’S WAR: John J.A. Michael Presidio 1998
MY WORLD: Autobiography of Dave Burchell, Australian diver who found the PERTH.
ONE AUSTRALIAN’S STORY: Roy “Slim” Kent Booth Printing
OUT OF THE SMOKE: Ray Parkin; Pacific Books (Australia) 1960
PROMISES KEPT/THE LIFE OF AN ISSEI MAN: Akemi Kikumura Chandler and Sharp 1991
PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE: Gavin Daws; William Morrow 1994
PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE IN WWII: Van Waterford; McFarland & Co. 1994. A statistical reference of prison camps, hell ships, etc.
ROAD TO HIROSHIMA: Kenneth Harrison; Rigby Publishers 1983
RETURN FROM THE RIVER KWAI: Clay & Joan Blair; Simon & Shuster 1979. The story of the survivors of the Burma/Thai Railroad who were sunk on the way to Japan by American subs.
SAMURAIS AND CIRCUMCISIONS: Leslie Poidevin; Gillingham Printers 1985
SANDAKAN - “THE LAST MARCH”: Don Wall 1989. The story of some 2,000 POW’s, mostly Australian, who were sent to Borneo to build an airfield. Only three survived the worse atrocity of the Japanese toward POW’s. Three Houston sailors were in Boreno & two of them are in photos in the book.
SEA BATTLES - IN CLOSE UP: Eric Grove; Haval Institued Press 1993. WWII, Volume 2 has many pages and good p hotographs of the Java Sea Battle.
SHIPS OF THE PANAMA CANAL: James L. Shaw; Naval Institued Press 1985. Great photos of ships that passed through the canal, including CA-30
SILENT WARRIORS: Jack K. Wakamatsu Vintage Press 1995
SUGAMO PRISON, TOKYO: John L. Ginn; McFarlan & Co. Jefferson NC 1992. An account of the Trial and Sentencing of Japanese War Criminals in 1948.
SURRENDER AND SURVIVAL: E. Bartlett Kerr; William Morrow & Co. 1985.POW experiences in Pacific
THE BATTLE TO SAVE THE HOUSTON: John G. Miller; Naval Institued Press 1985 Gripping story to save the CL-81
THE BELLS OF SUNDA STRAIT: David Burchell; Rigby Limited, Adelaide, Australia 1972 A man’s story of diving the HMAS Perth
THE CAMPAIGNS OF THE PACIFIC WAR: U.S. Strategis Bombing Survey, Naval Analysis Division; Government Printing Office 1946. For the real history buff, full of drawings, ships names & statistics.
THE CASE OF GENERAL YAMASHITA: A. Frank Reel; Octagon Books 1971. The story of the conviction of the Japanese General
THE DIVINE WIND/JAPAN’S KAMIKAZI FORCE IN WWII: Capt. Rikihei Inoguchi and Cdr. Tadashi Nakajima with Roger Pineau Naval Institute Press 1958
THE KNIGHTS OF BUSHIDO: Lord Russell of Liverpool; Casselle Co. Ltd. London 1958. A short history of Japanese War Crimes.
THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY (BATTLE HISTORY 1941-1945): Paul S. Dull; Naval Institute Press 1978. Our war from the Japanese records. Lots of pictures and drawings.
THE LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES: Samuel E. Morrison; Little Brown & Co. 1959. Volume XIII of U.S. Naval Operations WWII
THE LONELY SHIPS: Edwin P. Hoyt; David McKay Co. Inc. 1976
THE PACIFIC WAR - 1941-1945: John Costello; Quill 1982. A most comprehensive one volume account of the Pacific war.
THE OTHER NUREMBURG: Arnold C. Brackman; Quill-Willima Morrow 1987. The untold story of the Tokyo War Crimes Trials.
THE PRISONER AND THE BOMB: Laurens van der Post; William Morrow 1971
THE RAILROAD TO NAGASAKI: Thomas B. Woody The story of E Battery 131sr F.A. fro Java to the shipyards & coal mines of Japan
THE RISING SUN: John Toland; Random House 1970. Decline and fall of the Japanese Empire.
THE RISING SUN IN THE PACIFIC: Samuel E. Morrison; Little Brown & Co. 1950. Volume III of U.S. Naval Operations WWII
THE SURVIVORS: Ronald McKie; Bobbs-Merrill Co. Inc. 1953
THE UNITED STATES NAVY IN WWII: S.E. Smith; Quill-Morrow NY 1966 A one volume history from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROSS: Robert O. Bowen; Alfred A. Knopf 1951
THE WORLD AT WAR - 1939-1945: Dorsett Press New York 1991. An illustrated history. Has write up and photos Java Sea Battle.
THE YAMATO DYNASTY: Sterling Seagrave & Peggy Seagrave; Broadway Books New York 1999. The secret history of Japan’s Imperial family revealing long-secret documents on their conduct in the Pacific War.
THEIR LAST TENKO: James Home - Quoin Publishing 1989. The story of British capture in Java and sent to Ambonia.
THROUGH HARSH WINTERS/THE LIFE OF A JAPANESE IMMIGRANT WOMAN: Akemi Kikumura Chandler and Sharp (11th Printing) 1005
THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE KWAI: Ernest Gordon; Harper & Bros. 1962
TO LEAVE THIS PORT: Francis James Enright Enright Publishing Co. 1990
UNBOUND FLEET: Judy Yung University of California Press 1995
UNDER THE SAMURAI SWORD: C. M. Graham published by C.M. Graham 1998
U.S. DESTROYER OPERATIONS WWII: Theodore Roscoe; Naval Institute Press 1982. Complete history of destroyers in WWII & especially the Asiatic Fleet four stackers.
U.S. NAVY, (AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY: Nathan Miller; Naval Institute Press 1977. Complete history of the US Navy - USS Houston’s actions included with an unusual photo of the Pope going down.
WAR AT SEA: John Hamilton; Blandford Press 1986. Superb paintings of John Hamilton including the Java Sea Battle and Sunda Strait.
WAR DIARIES; Fred Lassett, Brolga Publishing 2005
WHILE HISTORY PASSED: Jessie E. Simons; William Heinemann 1954. Australian nurses as POWs
WHITE COOLIES: Betty Jeffery; Angus & Robertson 1954.
WORLD WAR II AT SEA: Colin McIntyre; Mallard Press 1990. Has write up and photo’s of Java Sea Battle
YOU’LL DIE IN SINGAPORE: Charles McCormac; Pan Books 1967
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