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The foundations of victory : the Pacific war, 1943-1944 : the 2003 Chief of Army's Military History Conference

Author: Peter Dennis; Jeffrey Grey
Publisher: Canberra : Army History Unit, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of `essays deals with the years of the counter-offensive against Japanese aggression in 1943-44 and sheds important light on a little-known period of the wart and the conduct of the campaign in New Guinea.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Dennis; Jeffrey Grey
ISBN: 0646435906 9780646435909
OCLC Number: 59714455
Description: xvii, 211 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Pacific War, 1943, and Australian national memory --
Before Finschhafen : preparing, training, and equipping the forces --
Strategy and generalship : strategic and operational planning for the 1943 offensives --
The war in New Guinea 1943-44 : operations and tactics --
No "black magic" : doctrine and training for jungle warfare --
Organizing for Jungle warfare --
Logistics in the South-West Pacific 1943-1944 --
The Nakai contingency unit and the battles of Kankirei range --
Rising from the ashes : allied air power and air support for 14th Army in Burma, 1943-9145 --
The allied translator and interpreter section : the critical role of allied linguistics in the process of propaganda creation, 1943-1944 --
"A fatalistic bloke" : Australian attitudes towards the Japanese in New Guinea, 1943-1944 --
Medicine at War : The "pivot years" of 1943 and 1944 in the New Guinea Campaign --
The green hole reconsidered.
Other Titles: Foundations of victory and the Pacific war 1943-1949
Responsibility: edited by Peter Dennis & Jeffrey Grey.

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This volume of `essays deals with the years of the counter-offensive against Japanese aggression in 1943-44 and sheds important light on a little-known period of the wart and the conduct of the campaign in New Guinea.

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