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Phantom Warrior: The Heroic True Story of Private John McKinney's One-Man Stand Against theJapane se in World War II

Authors: Johnson, Forrest Bryant
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: BIO008000, HIS027100, HIS037070
ISBN: 9781440678158, Related ISBNs: 0425215660, 0425227626, 1440678154, 9780425215661, 9780425227626
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 352,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: This is the story of John McKinney who received the Medal of Honor for his actions against a Japanese surprise attack. On May 11, 1945, McKinney returned fire on the Japanese attacking his unit, using every available weapon-even his fists-standing alone against wave after wave of dedicated Japanese soldiers. At the end, John McKinney was alive-with over forty Japanese bodies before him.

This is the story of an extraordinary man whose courage and fortitude in battle saved many American lives, and whose legacy has been sadly forgotten by all but a few. Here, the proud legacy of John McKinney lives on.

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