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War under the Pacific by Keith Wheeler

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Published by Time-Life Books in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English



  • Pacific Ocean.


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine.,
  • Submarines (Ships)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-201) and index.

Statementby Keith Wheeler and the editors of Time-Life Books.
SeriesWorld War II
ContributionsTime-Life Books.
LC ClassificationsD767 .W47 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL93814M
ISBN 100783557086
LC Control Number99204826

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Like the others in the series, it is very well written and lavishly illustrated with photos and diagrams, often from Time-Life's own tells the story of the undersea war in the Pacific, through both the stories of individual submarines and their captains and crews, and by recounting overall strategies to defeat the Japanese, in which the subs played a large also talks in depth about the /5.   World War II is sometimes thought of as primarily a fight against Nazi Germany, with the war in the Pacific as an after-thought. Fortunately, there is no shortage of worthwhile books about the Author: Terry Hartle. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERPaul Kennedy, award-winning author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers and one of today’s most renowned historians, now provides a new and unique look at how World War II .   The Pacific War by Costello is a similar read akin to Spector's book. My favorite one volume history is: The War in the Far East A Military History by Basil Collier. If you want a more detailed set of reads I would look at Willmott's Empires in the Balance, The Barrier and the Javelin, The War with Japan, and his Battle of Leyte Gulf.

  Pacific War, major theatre of World War II that covered a large portion of the Pacific Ocean, East Asia, and Southeast Asia, with significant engagements occurring as far south as northern Australia and as far north as the Aleutian Islands.   War Under the Pacific book by Keith by: 2. The Pacific War Uncensored, Harold Guard with John Tring. The memoirs of a British war correspondent who covered the disastrous campaigns in Malaya, Singapore and Java, before escaping to Australia from where he reported on the Allied fight-back on New Guinea. I liked "George Kenney Reports: A personal recollection of the Pacific War" written in by the commander of the Fifth Army Air-Force. Omar Bradley is the only other high ranking Army officer in WWII who wrote a better history book about that war.

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