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The armed forces of the USA in the Asia-Pacific region

Author: Stanley Byron Weeks; Charles A Meconis
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 1999.
Series: Armed forces of Asia series (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ever since Pearl Harbor brought the USA into the Pacific War, that country has been a dominant military power in Asia, challenged only by the former Soviet Union and China. This is an account of the US military stake in Asia.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Byron Weeks; Charles A Meconis
ISBN: 1860644988 9781860644986 1860644880 9781860644887
OCLC Number: 43285740
Description: xx, 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: A brief history of the US military presence --
US interests and strategic policy --
National command and control and US Pacific Command --
US base infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region --
US nuclear forces --
US Navy and US Marine Corps --
US Air Force and US Space Command --
US Army and US Special Operations Command --
The future of US armed forces --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Armed forces of Asia series (London, England)
Responsibility: Stanley B. Weeks, Charles A. Meconis.
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