[Chicago: 1946]. ,25pp. printed on verso only, plus  leaves of photographic plates each containing four images. Oblong quarto. Original pictorial card covers with metal spiral binding. Covers scuffed, corners worn. Several leaves loose, some worn at edges. Internally clean. About very good. Item #978
"This book presents actual photographs taken by Sam C. Pappas and some of his fellow photographers who went along with the troops throughout the Pacific during World War II. Included is a rare captured enemy photograph showing the Nips taken off from their carriers to bomb Pearl Harbor... Also photos of invasions, bombings, and Jap-surrenders...." An apparently self-published photographic work by U.S. Military photographer Sam Pappas providing a visual record of the Pacific theater during World War II, containing one hundred photographs. Each image is captioned on a facing page of mimeographed text. Subjects include naval combat scenes, Japanese planes kamikaze diving into ships, images of Manila and the Philippines including the aftermath of the war, New Guinea, Guam, Guadalcanal, and more. Rare -- we locate two copies in OCLC, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, and in the public library of Saugus, Massachusetts.