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Campaigns of World War II: The Pacific War

Andrew Wiest

Campaigns of World War II: The Pacific War examines in depth the whirlwind Japanese victories of 1941-42, when her armies and navies conquered Hong Kong, Burma, Malaya, the Philippines and the Dutch East Indies. The book analyses how the Allies,... Read moreRead less

Campaigns of World War II: The Pacific War examines in depth the whirlwind Japanese victories of 1941-42, when her armies and navies conquered Hong Kong, Burma, Malaya, the Philippines and the Dutch East Indies. The book analyses how the Allies, specifically the US, organised a counterattack, and how gradually the Japanese were forced onto the defensive. The authoritative text is complemented by full-colour maps that explain the movement of forces. In addition, there are artworks of the uniforms, armoured fighting vehicles, aircraft and ships that took part in the campaign, with specifications tables accompanying the vehicle, ship and aircraft artworks.

Format: 297 x 227mm pb
Extent: 256pp
Word count: 70,000
Illustrations: 65 maps and a/s, 210 b/w photos
ISBN: 978-1-78274-607-2

Andrew Wiest

Andrew Wiest is University Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Southern Mississippi and Founding Director of the university's Dale Center for the Study of War and Society. He is author of many books including The Illustrated History of World War I and The Boys of '67, and co-author of Campaigns of World War II: The Pacific War, The Illustrated History of the Vietnam... Read moreRead less

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