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South Pacific Cauldron [electronic resource]: World War II's Great Forgotten Battlegrounds

Alan Rems
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Annapolis, MD. : Naval Institute Press, [2014].
Language
English
ISBN
9781612514703 (epub), 9781612514703 (pdf), 9781612514703 ( mobi), 9781612514710 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The hottest potato
  • I want you to take Buna, or not come back alive
  • There was indeed only one Yamamoto
  • The most unintelligently waged land campaign
  • A custody receipt for Munda ... keep 'em dying
  • Lae and Salamaua must be defended to the death
  • Prevent your troops engaging my troops
  • The weakness of trying to fight battles from a distance
  • It's Torokina. Now get on your horses!
  • Halsey knows the straight story
  • Make sure they think the invasion has commenced
  • Guadalcanal minus most of the errors
  • The final outcome ... was never in doubt
  • The most desperate emergency
  • The closest thing to a living hell
  • A shop in the Japs' front yard
  • More nerve-racking than ... Tobruk or El Alamein
  • Nature proved to be a worse enemy than the Japanese
  • Keep Rabaul burning!
  • The worst-kept secret of the war in the South Pacific
  • But for the stern resistance ... of the XIV corps
  • They wanted to fight
  • The South Pacific campaign was finished
  • Kicking around a corpse
  • The Japanese could die where they were or die advancing
  • Doubtful that he checked with the ordinary foot soldier
  • No enemy can withstand you
  • Japan man e cry enough
  • Once it was over it was over
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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