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The war in the Far East, 1941-1945 : a military history

Author: Basil Collier
Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1969, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author briefly discusses prewar traditions and the opening of Japan to the West as influential factors on political developments before he chronicles the Japanese offensive and Allied response.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collier, Basil.
War in the Far East, 1941-1945.
New York, Morrow, 1969 [©1968]
(OCoLC)651767171
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Basil Collier
OCLC Number: 173634
Description: xiii, 530 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Seeds of conflict --
Decline of the west --
The undeclared war --
Japan, the Rome-Berlin Axis and the western democracies --
Breakdown --
War plans --
Pearl Harbor, the Philippines, Guam and Wake --
Malaya, Hong Kong and British Borneo --
Northern and Central Malaya --
Arcadia and Singapore --
Japan completes her programme --
Kwajalein to Midway --
The Solomons and New Guinea --
The unforgotten front --
Symbol to Sextant --
New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago and the Pacific Islands --
Burma changes hands --
Destination Tokyo --
The last phase.
Responsibility: by Basil Collier.

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The author briefly discusses prewar traditions and the opening of Japan to the West as influential factors on political developments before he chronicles the Japanese offensive and Allied response.

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