Death is Lighter Than a Feather

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University of North Texas Press, 1995 - Fiction - 388 pages
On May 25, 1945, while American and Japanese forces on Okinawa were locked in bitter struggle, the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff sent out plans for an amphibious invasion which would subjugate Japan. “Operation Olympic” was to seize Kyushu, while “Operation Coronet” was to strike directly against the Tokyo area.

Westheimer’s meticulously researched novel about this plan startled readers in the 1970s.

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About the author (1995)

DAVID WESTHEIMER authored fifteen novels and a non-fiction World War II POW memoir. A retired Lieutenant Colonel, recipient of an Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross, he was a graduate of Rice Institute. He lived with wife Dody in Los Angeles.

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