Pacific War

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by
Pan Books , London
StatementJohn Costello.
The Physical Object
Pagination634p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21608270M

For reasons big and small, understandable and unjustified, the war in the Pacific during World War II has largely been overshadowed by the Allies war against Hitler.

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Here's your opportunity to let others know your favorite books on the war that led us from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including Pacific Theatre World War Pacific War book Books on War in the Pacific - Land, Air and Sea Battles August will mark the 50th anniversay of the conclusion of the Pacific War.

This book brings to life all the famous, as well as little-known, battles and locations, and the brilliant island-hopping strategy that, bywon back the Philippines and He covers all sides i.e. Japanese, Marines, US Army and Aussies. There is a companion book about the air war in SOPAC by the same author of equally stellar quality: "Fire in the sky, the air war in the south Pacific".

Cheers Stefan This is a question that has been begged by the decades of Europe-first histories of great quality, but extreme focus on the the battles in the West (including the German’s Eastern front).

While this attention is both well-earned and well-developed   The definitive one-volume history of World War II in the Pacific theater, The Pacific War was the first book to weave together the separate stories of the fighting in China, Malaya, Burma, the East Indies, the Philippines, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and the ://   From a coauthor of The Battle of the Atlantic (and others): a comprehensive and generally accurate account of the Pacific War, its causes and course—with emphasis on the Pearl Harbor attack and the turnaround year immediately following.

Costello first traces Western activity in the Far East from the first contacts to He then scrutinizes the political and military events of in   Reviews of Books, Magazines & Videos Pacific Wrecks reviews books, magazines and videos related to World War II in the Pacific and the Korean War.

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Crisis in the Pacific - The Battles for the Philippine Islands by the Men Who Fought Them, Gerald Astor. An excellent account of the Second World War in the Philippines, from the pre-war American colony to the disasters ofthe long struggle of the resistance to MacArthur's eventual return and the costly battles that   Pacific War, major theatre of World War II that covered a large portion of the Pacific Ocean, East Asia, and Southeast Asia, with significant engagements occurring as far south as northern Australia and as far north as the Aleutian Islands.

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U.S. troops advancing on Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, in U.S. troops advancing on Tarawa, Gilbert "John Costello's The Pacific War is regarded as a classic. Unearths new and fascinating material." —The Times (London) The definitive one-volume account of World War II in the Pacific theater—the first book to weave together the separate stories of the fighting in China, Malaya, Burma, the East Indies, the Philippines, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and the  › Books › History › Americas.