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History of United States naval operations in World War II

Author: Samuel Eliot Morison
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2001-2002.
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Chronicles the difficult early months of the campaign in the Pacific, detailing the navy's reverses at Wake Island, in the Philippines, and along the Malay Barrier.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Eliot Morison
ISBN: 0252069633 9780252069635 0252069722 9780252069727 0252069730 9780252069734 0252069951 9780252069956 025206996X 9780252069963 0252069978 9780252069970 0252070372 9780252070372 0252070380 9780252070389 0252070399 9780252070396 0252070615 9780252070617 0252070623 9780252070624 0252070631 9780252070631 025207064X 9780252070648 0252070658 9780252070655 0252070666 9780252070662
OCLC Number: 45243342
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, 1947-62.
Description: 15 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: v. 1. The Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939-May 1943 --
v. 2. Operations in North African Waters, October 1942-June 1943 --
v. 3. The rising sun in the Pacific, 1931-April 1942 --
v. 4. Coral Sea, Midway, and submarine actions, May 1942-August 1942 --
v. 5. The struggle for Guadalcanal, August 1942-February 1943 --
v. 6. Breaking the Bismarcks barrier, 22 July 1942-1 May 1944 --
v. 7. Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, June 1942-April 1944 --
v. 8. New Guinea and the Marianas, March 1944-August 1944 --
v. 9. Sicily, Salerno, Anzio, January 1943-June 1944 --
v. 10. The Atlantic Battle won, May 1943-May 1945 --
v. 11. The invasion of France and Germany, 1944-1945 --
v. 12. Leyte, June 1944-January 1945 --
v. 13. The liberation of the Philippines, Luzon, Mindanao, the Visayas, 1944-1945 --
v. 14. Victory in the Pacific, 1945 --
v. 15. Supplement and general index.
Responsibility: Samuel Eliot Morison ; introduction by Dudley Wright Knox.

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" Here is an author who knows the conflict in the Pacific. He writes not only with clarity, vigor, and authority but with a good amount of brine in his pen." -- American Historical Review " It is a Read more...

 
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