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The war in the Pacific

from Pearl Harbor to Okinawa, 1941-1945

by Jonathan Gawne

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Published by Greenhill Books, Stackpole Books in London, Mechanicsburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Area.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army -- Uniforms,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment and supplies

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJonathan Gawne.
      SeriesThe G.I. series ;, 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767 .G38 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL993698M
      ISBN 10185367253X
      LC Control Number96032216
      OCLC/WorldCa35084378

      The following article on war in the Pacific during World War Two is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’s book On Wave and Wing: The Year Quest to Perfect the Aircraft Carrier. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. War In The Pacific covers the entire Pacific Theater of WWII from Dec 7th until June 30th The War At Sea - Besides critical hit locations for all weapons platforms and any radar installations, individual armor locations and a wealth of performance and characteristics data, each ship’s crew has an experience rating for day and night combat.

      China, Burma, India Books; Covert and Special Ops Books; D-Day Books; European Theater Books; General History Books; Holocaust Books; Homefront Books; Intl. Conference Books; Maps; Military Vehicles Books. Genre/Form: History Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reynolds, Clark G. War in the Pacific. New York: Military Press: Distributed by Outlet Book Co.,

        BLUF: An in-depth account of an often overlooked phase of World War II. 4 out of 5. The value of this book is directly linked to the credibility of the authors. Heinrichs, the veteran and historian and Gallicchio, the academic, are both university professors and have previous works that relate Author: A D M I N I S T R A T O R. All of the titles in the U.S. Army in World War II series (the Army's official history of World War II - commonly referred to as the "Green Books") are listed in the following sections. The War Department. The Army Ground Forces. The Army Service Forces. The Western Hemisphere. The War in the Pacific. The Mediterranean Theater of Operations.


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