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Touched with fire : the land war in the South Pacific

Author: Eric M Bergerud
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the land battles in the Pacific with stirring personal accounts of the horrifying struggle between the Japanese and Allied forces.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bergerud, Eric M.
Touched with fire.
New York : Penguin Books, 1997
(OCoLC)894782636
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric M Bergerud
ISBN: 0140246967 9780140246964
OCLC Number: 37137722
Notes: "First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin ... 1996"--Title page verso.
Description: xxii, 566 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction : the strategic magnet : a brief narrative of the war in the South Pacific --
Maps --
The war against the land --
The armies --
Weapons for a harsh war --
The squad war --
Day by day : morale in the South Pacific --
The war leaves the South Pacific --
Epilogue : war, peacetime, and memories of an old battle.
Other Titles: Land war in the South Pacific
Responsibility: Eric Bergerud.

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A history of the land battles in the Pacific with stirring personal accounts of the horrifying struggle between the Japanese and Allied forces.

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