Author: Jonathan Templin Ritter
Works Published by UNT Press
From Texas to Tinian and Tokyo Bay: The Memoirs of Captain J. R. Ritter, Seabee Commander during the Pacific War, 1942-1945
— Vol. 17: of North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series
Published: November, 2019 Pages: 240 Features: 12 b&w illus. 6 maps. Notes. Bib.
This is the story of J. R. Ritter (1902-1994), a civil engineer from Texas who became a U.S. Navy Seabee officer during World War II. For his memoir he preserved personal papers, letters, photos, and other items, many of which are reproduced in this book. His narrative is edited and annotated by his grandson, Jonathan Templin Ritter. more... about From Texas to Tinian and Tokyo Bay: The Memoirs of Captain J. R. Ritter, Seabee Commander during the Pacific War, 1942-1945
Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943-1944
— Vol. 3: of American Military Studies
Published: April, 2017 Pages: 288 Features: 7 b&w illus. 3 maps. Notes. Bib. Index.
Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma explores the relationship between American General Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell and British Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten in the China-Burma-India Theater (CBI) and the South East Asia Command (SEAC) between October 1943 and October 1944, within the wider context of Anglo-American relations during World War II. Using original material from both British and American archives, Jonathan Templin Ritter discusses the military, political, and diplomatic aspects of Anglo-American cooperation, the personalities involved, and where British and American policies both converged and diverged over Southeast Asia. more... about Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943-1944