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Eagle against the sun : the American war with Japan

Author: Ronald H Spector
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text reassesses U.S. and Japanese strategy and offers interpretations of the Pacific War.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spector, Ronald H., 1943-
Eagle against the sun.
New York : Free Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)560793484
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald H Spector
ISBN: 0029303605 9780029303603
OCLC Number: 10998802
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: xvi, 589 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: States of mind: American --
States of mind: Japanese --
Orange --
Some last minute changes --
The issue is in doubt --
The short, unhappy life of ABDACOM --
"The vital flank" --
From Midway to Massacre Valley --
Routes to Rabaul --
Jungle victories --
CARTWHEEL --
The dodging tide --
"They are waiting for me there" --
To the Marianas --
"A hell of a beating" --
The road to Myitkyina --
Ichigo --
Strangers in strange lands --
Where is task force 34? --
Behind the lines --
The war of attrition --
From Leyte to Luzon --
"I am become death, shatterer of worlds."
Responsibility: Ronald H. Spector.

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Traces the war in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and examines the major battles and campaigns.  Read more...

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