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Killing the Rising Sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan

Author: Bill O'Reilly; Martin Dugard
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. editionView all editions and formats
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Autumn 1944: World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonour. Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard take readers to the bloody tropical island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill O'Reilly; Martin Dugard
ISBN: 9781627790628 1627790624
OCLC Number: 980320569
Description: 323 sider : illustrations

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Autumn 1944: World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonour. Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard take readers to the bloody tropical island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled Philippines, where General Douglas MacArthur has made a triumphant return and is plotting a full-scale invasion of Japan

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