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Pacific victory : Tarawa to Okinawa 1943-1945

Author: Derrick Wright
Publisher: Stroud : History, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The American ìsland-hopping' campaign in the Pacific was a crucial factor in the eventual defeat of Japan in 1945 ... These battles were all characterised by savage fighting and heavy casualties on both sides. Japanese garrisons often fought to the death and kamikaze air attacks posed grave threats to the supporting US forces. Employing archive colour and black and white photographs, maps, and first-hand accounts,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derrick Wright
ISBN: 9780752458137 0752458132
OCLC Number: 620321268
Notes: Originally published: Stroud: Sutton, 2005.
Description: 256 pages
Contents: Tarawa --
The Marshall Islands --
The Marianas --
Peleliu --
Iwo Jima --
Okinawa.
Responsibility: Derrick Wright.

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The American island-hopping campaign in the Pacific was a crucial factor in the eventual defeat of Japan in 1945.  Read more...

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