The Pacific War

From Pearl Harbor to Okinawa

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The Pacific War

From Pearl Harbor to Okinawa

Description

On December 7, 1941, Japanese fighter planes appeared from the clouds above Pearl Harbor and fundamentally changed the course of history; with this one surprise attack the previously isolationist America was irrevocably thrown into World War II. This definitive history reveals each of the major battles that America would fight in the ensuing struggle against Imperial Japan, from the naval clashes at Midway and Coral Sea to the desperate, bloody fighting on Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Each chapter reveals both the horrors of the battle and the Allies' grim yet heroic determination to wrest victory from what often seemed to be certain defeat, offering a valuable guide to the long road to victory in the Pacific.

Product details

Published Jul 20 2015
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 328
ISBN 9781472813565
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 127 b/w; 16 col
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Anthology Editor

Robert O'Neill

Foreword

Dale Dye

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