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Bloodiest victory: Palaus

Author: Stanley L Falk
Publisher: New York: Ballantine Books, 1974.
Series: Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century., Campaign book ;, no. 28.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Lieutenant-General Sadae Inoue had a job to do. His orders came straight form Japan's Imperial General Headquarters, and they were painfully explicit. He was to Hold the Palau Islands at all costs. And in April 1944, with the American Pacific offensive getting up a full head of steam, it promised to bea the most difficult mission ever assigned to him." -- back cover
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley L Falk
OCLC Number: 1008818
Description: 159, [1] pages: illustrations, map; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
General Inoue takes command --
Stalemate II --
Peleliu the first day --
Peleliu D + 1 --
The assault on Angaur --
Seizure of Ulithi --
Angaur secured --
The fight for southern Peleliu --
The push north --
The Umurbrogal --
The Palaus reconsidered --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century., Campaign book ;, no. 28.
Other Titles: Palaus Americans Pacific offensive 1944
Responsibility: Stanley Falk.

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"Lieutenant-General Sadae Inoue had a job to do. His orders came straight form Japan's Imperial General Headquarters, and they were painfully explicit. He was to Hold the Palau Islands at all costs. And in April 1944, with the American Pacific offensive getting up a full head of steam, it promised to bea the most difficult mission ever assigned to him." -- back cover

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