History of United States Naval Operations in World War II: Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942-1 May 1944 v. 6

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II: Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942-1 May 1944 v. 6 : Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942-1 May 1944

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Morison tracks the Allies' entrance into the offensive phase of the Pacific war. Morison traces the gradual turning of the conflict from the advantage of the overconfident Japanese to that of the dogged, undersupplied Allies, an international contingent of Australian, Dutch, and American forcesshow more

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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 152.9 x 227.1 x 28.4mm | 746.47g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252069978
  • 9780252069970

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" Here is an author who knows the conflict in the Pacific. He writes not only with clarity, vigor, and authority but with a good amount of brine in his pen." -- American Historical Review " It is a great virtue of this book that it draws together all fragments of action--air, sea, land and amphibious--into a clear and intelligible pattern." -- New York Times " An exciting tale of the valor of the American forces." -- Chicago Sunday Tribune " Terse, sinewy, meticulous, and sweeping. Morison's 15-volume history of the U.S. Navy in World War II was a milestone in the record of 20th-century arms... Admiral Morison's series has merited a central niche in the annals of WWII." - WWII Historyshow more

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