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The Resource Hirohito's war : the Pacific war, 1941-1945, Francis Pike

Hirohito's war : the Pacific war, 1941-1945, Francis Pike

Label
Hirohito's war : the Pacific war, 1941-1945
Title
Hirohito's war
Title remainder
the Pacific war, 1941-1945
Statement of responsibility
Francis Pike
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pike, Francis
Dewey number
940.54/26
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military campaigns
  • Japan
  • Pacific Area
Label
Hirohito's war : the Pacific war, 1941-1945, Francis Pike
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Meiji restoration: 1868. Empires in conflict [1868-1931] -- Part II: Japan versus America and the world: 1931-1941. Ultra-nationalism and the death of democracy [1930-1936] -- Japan versus China: From phoney war to total war [1937-1941] -- Mobilization for war in Asia: America and Japan [1931-December 1941] -- Part III: Hirohito's whirlwind conquests: December 1941-June 1942. Pearl Harbor: Yamamoto's great mistake [7 December 1941 in Hawaii and Washington: 8 December 1941 in Tokyo] -- Plan ORANGE and MacArthur's Philippines debacle [December 1941-April 1942] -- Invasion of Malaya: Yamashita's 'Bicycle blitzkrieg' [December 1941-February 1942] -- Battle of Hong Kong: a murderous siege [7-25 December 1941] -- Fall of Singapore: Churchill's sacrificial pawn [ January 1942-February 1942] -- Burma corps: Humiliation then a fighting retreat [January 1941-May 1942] -- Ducth East Indies and Japan's quest for oil [December 1941-June 1942] -- Part IV: 'Victory disease': Japan's reversal of fortune: June-December 1942. Limits of empire: Doolittle and new military strategies [February 1942-May 1942] -- Battle of the Coral Sea: The first carrier 'shoot-out' [April 1942-May 1942] -- Battle of Midway: Nimitz's lucky day [4-7 June 1942] -- Battles of the Kokoda Trail: Aussies triumphant [June 1942-September 1942] -- Guadalcanal I: Battles of Tulagi, Savo Island, Tenaru and East Solomons [May 1942-August 1942] -- Guadalcanal II: Battle of Edson's (Bloody) Ridge [August 1942-November 1942] -- Guadalcanal III: Henderson Field and the Santa Cruz Islands [September 1942-January 1943] -- Battles of Buna-Gona-Sanananda: MacArthur's lies and neglect [November 1942-February 1943] -- Guadalcanal IV: Battle of Tassafaronga and final reckonings [October 1942-February 1943] -- Part V: Toil and sweat: The Pacific, India, Burma, and China: January 1943-June 1944. Battle of the Bismarck sea: Tipping point of US air supremacy [January 1943-March 1943] -- Yamamoto assassinated and the battle of New Georgia [March 1943-October 1943] -- Battle of Attu and the battle of the Komandorski Islands [1 June 1943-16 August 1943] -- The Huon peninsula: Operation CARTWHEEL completed [September 1943-April 1944] -- The isolation of Rabaul and the starvation of Bougainville [November 1943-August 1945] -- The battles of Arakan, Imphal, and Kohima: Slim boxes clever [August 1943-July 1944] -- The ICHI-GO campaign and the battle of Myitkyina [January 1944-August 1945] -- Battle for China: FDR, Chiang, Mao, and 'Vinegar Joe' [January 1942-August 1945] -- Jump to Hollandia: MacArthur's greatest victory [March 1944-October 1944] -- Pacific island hop: The Gilberts, Marshalls, and Carolines [May 1943-June 1944] -- Part VI: Japan's forces of empire annihilated: June1944-February 1945. The great Marianas 'turkey shoot' [February 1944-June 1944] -- The invasions of Saipan, Tinian, and Guam: General Tojo upended [June 1944-August 1945] -- The Battle of Leyte Gulf: 'Bull' Halsey's mad dash for glory [October 1944] -- 'I have returned': MacArthur regains the Philippines [October 1944-August 1945] -- The Battle of the Irrawaddy River: Slim's 'Mandalay feint' [January 1945-May 1945] -- Part VII: Destruction of Japan's homeland: February 1945-August 1945. Iwo Jima: the iconic battle of the Pacific war [February 1945-March 1945] -- The Battle of Okinawa: Slaughter of the innocents [April 1945-August 1945] -- LeMay's B-29 superfortresses over Japan: Cities in ashes [April 1944-August 1945] -- Japanese-Soviet conflict in Siberia, Mongolia and Manchuria [April 1945-5 September 1945] -- Potsdam, Hirohito, and the atom bomb [July 1945-August 1945]
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xlvi, 1162 pages
Isbn
9781472596710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn923562465
  • (OCoLC)923562465
Label
Hirohito's war : the Pacific war, 1941-1945, Francis Pike
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Meiji restoration: 1868. Empires in conflict [1868-1931] -- Part II: Japan versus America and the world: 1931-1941. Ultra-nationalism and the death of democracy [1930-1936] -- Japan versus China: From phoney war to total war [1937-1941] -- Mobilization for war in Asia: America and Japan [1931-December 1941] -- Part III: Hirohito's whirlwind conquests: December 1941-June 1942. Pearl Harbor: Yamamoto's great mistake [7 December 1941 in Hawaii and Washington: 8 December 1941 in Tokyo] -- Plan ORANGE and MacArthur's Philippines debacle [December 1941-April 1942] -- Invasion of Malaya: Yamashita's 'Bicycle blitzkrieg' [December 1941-February 1942] -- Battle of Hong Kong: a murderous siege [7-25 December 1941] -- Fall of Singapore: Churchill's sacrificial pawn [ January 1942-February 1942] -- Burma corps: Humiliation then a fighting retreat [January 1941-May 1942] -- Ducth East Indies and Japan's quest for oil [December 1941-June 1942] -- Part IV: 'Victory disease': Japan's reversal of fortune: June-December 1942. Limits of empire: Doolittle and new military strategies [February 1942-May 1942] -- Battle of the Coral Sea: The first carrier 'shoot-out' [April 1942-May 1942] -- Battle of Midway: Nimitz's lucky day [4-7 June 1942] -- Battles of the Kokoda Trail: Aussies triumphant [June 1942-September 1942] -- Guadalcanal I: Battles of Tulagi, Savo Island, Tenaru and East Solomons [May 1942-August 1942] -- Guadalcanal II: Battle of Edson's (Bloody) Ridge [August 1942-November 1942] -- Guadalcanal III: Henderson Field and the Santa Cruz Islands [September 1942-January 1943] -- Battles of Buna-Gona-Sanananda: MacArthur's lies and neglect [November 1942-February 1943] -- Guadalcanal IV: Battle of Tassafaronga and final reckonings [October 1942-February 1943] -- Part V: Toil and sweat: The Pacific, India, Burma, and China: January 1943-June 1944. Battle of the Bismarck sea: Tipping point of US air supremacy [January 1943-March 1943] -- Yamamoto assassinated and the battle of New Georgia [March 1943-October 1943] -- Battle of Attu and the battle of the Komandorski Islands [1 June 1943-16 August 1943] -- The Huon peninsula: Operation CARTWHEEL completed [September 1943-April 1944] -- The isolation of Rabaul and the starvation of Bougainville [November 1943-August 1945] -- The battles of Arakan, Imphal, and Kohima: Slim boxes clever [August 1943-July 1944] -- The ICHI-GO campaign and the battle of Myitkyina [January 1944-August 1945] -- Battle for China: FDR, Chiang, Mao, and 'Vinegar Joe' [January 1942-August 1945] -- Jump to Hollandia: MacArthur's greatest victory [March 1944-October 1944] -- Pacific island hop: The Gilberts, Marshalls, and Carolines [May 1943-June 1944] -- Part VI: Japan's forces of empire annihilated: June1944-February 1945. The great Marianas 'turkey shoot' [February 1944-June 1944] -- The invasions of Saipan, Tinian, and Guam: General Tojo upended [June 1944-August 1945] -- The Battle of Leyte Gulf: 'Bull' Halsey's mad dash for glory [October 1944] -- 'I have returned': MacArthur regains the Philippines [October 1944-August 1945] -- The Battle of the Irrawaddy River: Slim's 'Mandalay feint' [January 1945-May 1945] -- Part VII: Destruction of Japan's homeland: February 1945-August 1945. Iwo Jima: the iconic battle of the Pacific war [February 1945-March 1945] -- The Battle of Okinawa: Slaughter of the innocents [April 1945-August 1945] -- LeMay's B-29 superfortresses over Japan: Cities in ashes [April 1944-August 1945] -- Japanese-Soviet conflict in Siberia, Mongolia and Manchuria [April 1945-5 September 1945] -- Potsdam, Hirohito, and the atom bomb [July 1945-August 1945]
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xlvi, 1162 pages
Isbn
9781472596710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn923562465
  • (OCoLC)923562465

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