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Wake Island 1941 : a battle to make the gods weep

Author: Jim Moran; Peter Dennis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Osprey Pub., 2011.
Series: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 144.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On the same day that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, they also launched air attacks on Wake Island, an important American naval base still under construction in the Pacific. Three days later a Japanese invasion force was bloodily repulsed by the scratch force of Marines, sailors, and even construction-worker volunteers who defended it. Despite US efforts to relieve the island, the Japanese launched a much  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Moran; Peter Dennis
ISBN: 9781849086035 1849086036 9781849086042 1849086044 9781849089432 1849089434
OCLC Number: 694832887
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Origins of the campaign --
Chronology --
Opposing commanders --
Opposing forces --
Opposing plans --
The Battle of Wake Island --
Aftermath --
The battlefield today.
Series Title: Campaign (Osprey Publishing), 144.
Responsibility: Jim Moran ; illustrated by Peter Dennis.

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