Implacable foes war in the Pacific, 1944-1945 by Waldo H. Heinrichs

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Subjects:

  • Campaigns,
  • American Naval operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 597-665) and index.

Book details

Other titlesWar in the Pacific, 1944-1945
StatementWaldo Heinrichs and Marc Gallicchio
ContributionsGallicchio, Marc S., 1954- author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD767 .H43 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 711 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages711
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26925392M
ISBN 10019061675X
ISBN 109780190616755
LC Control Number2016040696
OCLC/WorldCa962442415

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The second section written by Gallicchio covers the period at the very end of the war. The book begins in as American forces began to shift from containment of the Japanese advance, to a sustained offensive.

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