The War of the Pacific (Spanish: Guerra del Pacífico) was fought in western South America, between Chile and a united Bolivia and Peru, from 1879 through 1883.

The War of the Pacific (Spanish: Guerra del Pacífico) was fought in western South America, between Chile and a united Bolivia and Peru, from 1879 through 1883.

Merchants, Mercenaries and Curiosities in the War of the Pacific

Merchants, Mercenaries and Curiosities in the War of the Pacific

The China-Burma-India Theater took a back seat to Europe and the Pacific in terms of manpower, resources and press coverage. But its stories of daring pilots who “flew the hump” of the mighty Himalayas, freewheeling guerrilla fighters known as Merrill’s Marauders, dedicated nurses fending off amorous advances, and crafty intelligence agents cutting deals with natives in three diverse countries were as colorful as those from the more heavily documented areas of World War II. The stories are…

The China-Burma-India Theater took a back seat to Europe and the Pacific in terms of manpower, resources and press coverage. But its stories of daring pilots who “flew the hump” of the mighty Himalayas, freewheeling guerrilla fighters known as Merrill’s Marauders, dedicated nurses fending off amorous advances, and crafty intelligence agents cutting deals with natives in three diverse countries were as colorful as those from the more heavily documented areas of World War II. The stories are…

London (Hammersmith & Fulham) 2010 - Hundreds of homes across London suffer flooding as heavy rain persists all night.

Hundreds of homes suffer flooding in London

London (Hammersmith & Fulham) 2010 - Hundreds of homes across London suffer flooding as heavy rain persists all night.

War of the Pacific - Chilenization of Tacna. Black cross painted on a Peruvian household, despite raising the Chilean flag.

War of the Pacific - Chilenization of Tacna. Black cross painted on a Peruvian household, despite raising the Chilean flag.

The Stunning Combat Record of the Douglas SBD Dauntless

The Stunning Combat Record of the Douglas SBD Dauntless

F4F-Wildcat is shown here as it would have been at an air base in World War II in the Pacific if it was flying for the Marines. If it was off of the carriers it would have been on deck. Either way this can be seen at the Pacific Aviation Museum in Honolulu Hawaii.

F4F-Wildcat is shown here as it would have been at an air base in World War II in the Pacific if it was flying for the Marines. If it was off of the carriers it would have been on deck. Either way this can be seen at the Pacific Aviation Museum in Honolulu Hawaii.

Generales Orozimbo Barbosa y Josè Miguel Alcèrreca, Hèroes de la Guerra del Pacìfico. Muertos en la Batalla de Placilla el 28 de agosto durante la Guerra Civil de 1891. Generals Orozimbo Barbosa and Josè Miguel Alcèrreca (with the kepi), heroes of the War of the Pacific, died at the "Battle of Placilla", the last fight of the Chilean Civil War, august 28, 1891 Mausoleo del Ejèrcito de Chile, Cementerio General de Santiago

Generales Orozimbo Barbosa y Josè Miguel Alcèrreca, Hèroes de la Guerra del Pacìfico. Muertos en la Batalla de Placilla el 28 de agosto durante la Guerra Civil de 1891. Generals Orozimbo Barbosa and Josè Miguel Alcèrreca (with the kepi), heroes of the War of the Pacific, died at the "Battle of Placilla", the last fight of the Chilean Civil War, august 28, 1891 Mausoleo del Ejèrcito de Chile, Cementerio General de Santiago

The End of the Beginning of the War in the Pacific – The Battle of the Coral Sea | The Sextant

The End of the Beginning of the War in the Pacific – The Battle of the Coral Sea | The Sextant

From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey’s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of the War in the Pacific—but not without making the ultimate sacrifice.

From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey’s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of the War in the Pacific—but not without making the ultimate sacrifice.

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