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World War II in the Pacific Voices of the Pacific War

Speaking Engagements

Book Bruce Petty for insightful speaking engagements on the Pacific War. Engage audiences with captivating narratives and unique insights. Contact now to enrich your event!

Pacific War Books

Explore Bruce Petty’s compelling Pacific War books, including ‘New Zealand in the Pacific War.’ Delve into personal accounts and historical narratives that bring this pivotal era to life.


Dive into Bruce Petty’s immersive oral histories of the Pacific War. Gain insights from those who experienced this historic era. Explore gripping narratives and personal accounts. 


Experience Bruce Petty’s insightful podcasts on the War in the Pacific. Delve into military history with engaging discussions and firsthand experiences. Join the conversation and expand your understanding today

Pacific War Historian

Bruce Petty, a distinguished Pacific War historian, brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to his public speaking engagements. Born in Long Beach, California, in 1945, Bruce’s journey into history began with his service in the U.S. Naval Reserves and his subsequent graduation from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in history in 1972.

With four published books and contributions to esteemed magazines, Bruce’s expertise extends beyond academia.

As a seasoned lecturer, he has captivated diverse audiences worldwide, from high school students to prestigious platforms like the US Naval Academy’s McMullen Symposium. For over fourteen years, Bruce has enriched cruise ship passengers with captivating narratives of the Pacific War.

Now seeking new opportunities, Bruce invites you to book him for your next event, whether in New Zealand, Australia, or beyond.

Contact Bruce now to discuss speaking engagements and topics of interest.