The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home

The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home

The extraordinary, real-life adventure of three brothers at the center of the most dramatic turning points of World War II and their mad race to change history—and save one of their own.They are three brothers, all Navy men, who end up coincidentally and extraordinarily at the epicenter of three of the war’s most crucial moments. Bill is picked by Roosevelt to run his firs...

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Title:The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home
Author:Sally Mott Freeman
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ISBN:1501104144
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:589 pages

The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home Reviews

  • Andrew Cutler
    Dec 15, 2016
    Advance Reading Copy,Simon & Schuster via NetGalley.Those of us in the generation born to veterans of WW II-Baby Boomers-heard from the source stories of battles won and lost,bickering over favorite generals,pain,suffering and loss. Sally Mott Freeman's " The Jersy Brothers" is similar to that in th...
  • Yibbie
    Dec 15, 2016
    I didn’t get very far into this book. I quit before I figured out how they were able to put the private thoughts of the Uncle they never met down on paper. I quite for my usual reason: foul language. I received a free ARC of this book from NetGalley and Simon & Schuster. ...
  • Neil
    Jan 05, 2017
    I received a free copy via Netgalley in exchange for a honest review.A brilliant Memoir of three brothers and there journey through the Second World War.This is a real page turner that reads more like a novel than a Memoir of the three brothers and their parents.I cannot believe the research that mu...
  • David V.
    Jan 24, 2017
    Received as an ARC from the publisher. Excellent, well-researched; reads like fiction but it's all so true. Written by the niece of the three brothers. This is apparently her first book, and she's got one heck of a career ahead of her as a non-fiction author. This book won't be out until May 2017, b...
  • Dan Radovich
    Feb 17, 2017
    World War II is a favorite era for me; print or film. There are many wonderful authors bringing true and fictionalized tales of WWII to life. Mott Freeman joins the crowd with this debut work. To coin a phrase, she has a horse in this race seeing the three brothers are her family members. This is a ...
  • Karen
    Feb 23, 2017
    THE JERSEY BROTHERS: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home. BY SALLY MOTT FREEMANThis stunning accomplished memoir is written by the daughter Bill Mott, who was the middle brother that comprise who The Jersey Brothers are. The Jersey brother's are Benny Mott...
  • Casey Wheeler
    May 19, 2017
    I received a free Kindle copy of The Jersey Brothers by Sally Mott Freeman courtesy of Net Galley and Simon and Schuster, the publisher. It was with the understanding that I would post a review to Net Galley, Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and my history book review blog. I also posted it to my...
  • Steven Z.
    May 22, 2017
    Sally Mott Freeman’s first book, THE JERSEY BROTHERS: A MISSING NAVAL OFFICER IN THE PACIFIC AND HIS FAMILY’S QUEST TO BRING HIM HOME is an interesting study in family dynamics and how military strategy and policy was implemented during World War II. The somewhat dysfunctional family is ma...
  • Alicia
    May 23, 2017
    If you like non-fiction written like a novel this book may appeal to you. I love learning history through storytelling and the author gave me great insight into the events in the Pacific during WW2 whilst she unfolded the poignant story of her relatives wartime experiences and the consequences of th...
  • Sarah Clement
    Jun 04, 2017
    Thrilling, wrenching, riveting story set in the Pacific theater of WWII and FDR's map room told by the daughter and niece of the three Jersey brothers of the title. The sufferings of the youngest brother, captured by the Japanese in the Philippines at the outset of the war, are difficult to read abo...