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    DescriptionIn August 1944 the British Pacific Fleet did not exist. Six months later it was strong enough to launch air attacks on Japanese territory, and by the end of the war it constituted the most powerful force in the history of the Royal Navy, fighting as professional equals alongside the U.S. Navy in the thick of the action. How this was achieved by a nation nearing exhaustion after five years of conflict is a story of epic proportions in which ingenuity, diplomacy and dogged persistence all played a part. This groundbreaking work describes the background, creation and expansion of the British Pacific Fleet from its first tentative strikes to its impact on the immediate post-war period. The book is the first to demonstrate the British Pacific Fleet's impressive achievement.


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    Title
    The British Pacific Fleet
    Subtitle
    The Royal Navy's Most Powerful Strike Force
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) MR David Hobbs
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 462
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 1,179 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781591140443
    ISBN 10: 1591140447
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: JWF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 940.54
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: I-HM
    DC21: 940.54
    Abridged Dewey: 940
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027150
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    LC classification: DA89 .H63 2011
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, maps, frontispiece
    Publisher
    Naval Institute Press
    Imprint name
    Naval Institute Press
    Publication date
    15 August 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Annopolis