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The Pacific War, 1942-1945.

Author: Arthur J Marder; John Horsfield; Mark Jacobsen
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1990.
Series: Old friends, new enemies : the Royal Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy / by Arthur J. Marder, Mark Jacobsen, and John Horsfield, 2.
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The first scholarly account of the Royal Navy's participation in the Pacific War between 1942 and the Japanese surrender in 1945. It offers controversial accounts of the key personalities and events  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur J Marder; John Horsfield; Mark Jacobsen
ISBN: 0198201508 9780198201502
OCLC Number: 247560025
Description: XXX, 621 S : ill., Kt.
Contents: Plates; Maps and figures; Abbreviations and operational code names; Part One. The Rising Sun (December 1941 - April 1942): The grim Allied outlook; The road to the Java Sea; The Indian Ocean; (Playing) cat and mouse; Reactions and reflections; Part Two. Holding the Ring (May 1942 - August 1944): The Admiralty of the Indian Ocean; In the Doldrums; To Colombo and beyond; An uncertain trumpet; Somerville and Mountbatten: Denouement; Part Three. The Setting SunAugust 1944 - August 1945): The British Pacific Fleet: inception; Prospects of defeat, obligations of honour; Main fleet to Okinawa; The East Indies fleet; The Imperial Navy and the way to peace; Sunset over Fujiyama; Conclusion: reluctant enemies; Appendix. The Royal Navy prisoners of war; Bibliography;Index
Series Title: Old friends, new enemies : the Royal Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy / by Arthur J. Marder, Mark Jacobsen, and John Horsfield, 2.

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