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World War II Pacific island guide

a geo-military study

by Gordon L. Rottman

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islands of the Pacific,
  • Pacific Ocean.,
  • Pacific Area.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.,
    • Military geography -- Pacific Area.,
    • World war, 1939-1945 -- United States.,
    • Islands of the Pacific -- Strategic aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [463]-468) and index.

      Other titlesWorld War 2 Pacific island guide, World War Two Pacific island guide
      StatementGordon L. Rottman ; foreword by Benis M. Frank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767 .R68 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 477 p. :
      Number of Pages477
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3940299M
      ISBN 100313313954
      LC Control Number2001016057

      Operation Hailstone (Japanese: トラック島空襲, romanized: Torakku-tō Kūshū, lit. "the airstrike on Truk Island"), 17–18 February , was a massive United States Navy air and surface attack on Truk Lagoon conducted as part of the American offensive drive against the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) through the Central Pacific Ocean during World War esthetic-tokyo.comon: Truk, Caroline Islands, . Discover librarian-selected research resources on World War II Pacific Theater from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» History» European History» Europe » World War II» World War II Pacific Theater.

      The Battle of Tulagi and Gavutu–Tanambogo was a land battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, between the forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied (mainly United States (U.S.) Marine) ground esthetic-tokyo.com took place from 7–9 August on the Solomon Islands, during the initial Allied landings in the Guadalcanal campaign.. U.S. Marines, under the overall command of U.S. Major Location: Tulagi and Gavutu in the Solomon Islands. Aug 20,  · In the Battle of Tarawa (November , ) during World War II (), the U.S. began its Central Pacific Campaign against Japan by seizing the heavily fortified, Japanese-held island of.

      Sep 25,  · By the end of , the Japanese Empire had expanded to its farthest extent. Japanese soldiers were occupying or attacking positions from India to Alaska, as well as islands across the South Pacific. The book picks up the story of World War II’s Pacific Theater where Volume One: Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal left off. The Allied beachheads on Guadalcanal are far from secure, but the U.S. Navy is gaining confidence in its ability to disrupt Japanese operations in the Pacific and American pilots’ experience and skills are increasing.


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