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Road to war, Pacific

Road to war, Pacific

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Published by The Museum in Palm Springs, Calif. (745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area -- Chronology.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementPalm Springs Air Museum.
    GenreChronology.
    ContributionsPalm Springs Air Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767.9 .R63 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3584438M
    LC Control Number2002282441

    The Road to War By the early twenties, the Empire of Japan-already a world power after its victories in the Russo-Japanese War and as one of the Allies in World War I--seemed to be emerging as a representative : Frank Gibney, Beth Cary.


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Best Books on the Pacific War ( books). World War II: War in the Pacific World War II was the most destructive war in history. It killed more people and destroyed more property than any other war.

Much of the fighting took place in the jungles of Southeast Asia and on the islands and seas of the Pacific Ocean. Millions of soldiers and civilians were killed in these battles. A few of my favorite books about World War II in the Pacific. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it.

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In DecemberJapan attacked multiple targets in the Far East and the Pacific, including Canadian battalions stationed in Hong Kong. The disaster suggested that the Allies were totally unprepared for war. This book dispels that assumption by offering the first in-depth account of Canadian intelligence gathering and strategic planning on the eve of the Pacific War.

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Burma Road A well researched and compelling history of the Second World War in the Pacific, mainly told from the Japanese point of view. a prisoner of war in Changi for four years from the fall of Singapore to the end of the war. The book in provides an invaluable insight into the life of.

The book Canada’s Road to the Pacific War: Intelligence, Strategy, and the Far East Crisis, Timothy Wilford, is published by University of British Columbia Press.

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He gives us an honest and unabashedly emotional account of his part in /5(14). The Pacific War by Costello is a similar read akin to Spector's book. My favorite one volume history is: The War in the Far East A Military History by Basil Collier. If you want a more detailed set of reads I would look at Willmott's Empires in the Balance, The Barrier and the Javelin, The War with Japan, and his Battle of Leyte Gulf.

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The Pacific War was a theatre of World War II including East Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania, separate from World War II in Europe. Western accounts generally consider the war to have started with the Pearl Harbor attack of December Chinese accounts date it from Japan's invasion of central China in Julyor even their expansion into Manchuria in   Japan’s Road to the Pacific War.

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Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Press, x pp. Illus, maps, biblio, index. $ ISBN Though the book is short, the author manages to say a great deal about the opening day of the Pacific War.

Each of the dozen chapters deals with a different place, such as Shanghai, Wake. This is another volume from Time-Life Books series on World War 2.

Like the others in the series, it is very well written and lavishly illustrated with photos and diagrams, often from Time-Life's own tells the story of the undersea war in the Pacific, through both the stories of individual submarines and their captains and crews, and by recounting overall strategies to defeat the Cited by: 2.

TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. A harrowing account of the sinking and murder of many POWs is found in the book ‘Ships from Hell: Japanese War Crimes on the High Seas in World War II’ By Raymond Lamont-Brown.

Sailed from Hong Kong to Japan on 17/9/42 but sunk in the south china sea on. This is a question that has been begged by the decades of Europe-first histories of great quality, but extreme focus on the the battles in the West (including the German’s Eastern front). While this attention is both well-earned and well-developed.

Into the Rising Sun: In Their Own Words, World War II 's Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat by Patrick K. O'Donnell The author of Beyond Valor offers a new collection of oral histories from veterans of the Second World War, this time from the Pacific theater.

In an introduction, Patrick K. O'Donnell warns, "oral histories are perhaps the best means available to reveal the horrors and. Reviews of Books, Magazines & Videos Pacific Wrecks reviews books, magazines and videos related to World War II in the Pacific and the Korean War.

Read our reviews of the best history, memoirs, units, wrecks and specialty publications and interviews with authors. The War of the Pacific (Spanish: Guerra del Pacífico), also known as the Saltpeter War (Spanish: Guerra del salitre) and by multiple other names, was a war between Chile and a Bolivian–Peruvian lasted from toand was fought over Chilean claims on coastal Bolivian territory in the Atacama war ended with victory for Chile, which gained a significant amount of Date: 5 April – 20 October (Chile-Peru.

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Omar Bradley is the only other high ranking Army officer in WWII who wrote a better history book about that war.

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Please enter a valid email address. For Educators. His new and structurally ambitious book is “Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s. A pipeline was also built alongside the road.

The first convoy left Ledo for Kunming on 12 January and arrived on 4 February Unfortunately, by this point in the war, the road had become largely irrelevant, as American successes in the Pacific reduced the importance of the China theater. References. Allen () Costello ().

The book is copiously illustrated with maps that locate every mission flown and aircraft lost. Warpath Across the Pacific remains a must-have for any aviation or military history enthusiast. Other books in this series: "Ken's Men Against the Empire" - Signed by the Author, Lawrence J.

Hickey. Pacific Atrocities Education Commercial Street San Francisco, CA. PACIFIC EUROPE Apr Jun Dec Apr May Jun Aug Nov Feb May U.S. declares war on Japan.

Germany invades Greece and Yugoslavia. Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. Hitler orders attack on Stalingrad. Allies land in North Africa. German troops sur-render at Stalingrad.

Axis forces surrender in North Africa. Germany.So much has been written about World War II that a new history of the Pacific War may require justification. This book is, at least partly, a product of dissatisfaction with much recent writing on the war, as well as a hope to do, better and to bring out some matters that have been overlooked.

Pacific Crucible is a great book. It focuses on the much-ignored first six months of the war, an area badly neglected by historians. Usually the histories start with the Doolittle Raid and then go straight to Midway, because they are in a hurry to get to the "good part", Guadalcanal.