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World War II. The Pacific

Author: D M Horner; Robert John O'Neill
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub., 2010.
Series: World War II: Essential histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Written from a British perspective, this book discusses some of the key moments during the Pacific campaigns of World War II, along with personal anecdotes of soldiers and civilians.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D M Horner; Robert John O'Neill
ISBN: 9781435891333 1435891333
OCLC Number: 428823324
Notes: "Robert O'Neill, series editor."
Originally published as v. 1 in The Second World War. Oxford : Osprey, 2002-2003.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Background to war : the expansion of Imperial Japan, 1891-1941 --
Warring sides : powerful Japan faced certain defeat --
Outbreak : the slide toward inevitable war --
The fighting : the course of the Pacific war --
Portrait of a soldier : Thomas Currie Derrick, an Australian soldier --
The world around war : a clash of cultures and races --
Portrait of a civilian : Gwen Harold Terasaki, an American in Japan --
How the war ended : not necessarily to Japan's advantage --
Conclusion and consequences : how the war transformed the Asia- Pacific area.
Series Title: World War II: Essential histories.
Other Titles: World War Two
Second World War.
Responsibility: David Horner.

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Written from a British perspective, this book discusses some of the key moments during the Pacific campaigns of World War II, along with personal anecdotes of soldiers and civilians.

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