Luzon 1945

Luzon 1945 Author Clayton Chun
ISBN-10 9781472816290
Release 2017-04-18
Pages 96
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Driven from the Philippines in 1942, General Douglas MacArthur returned three years later to force the Japanese off of its main island of Luzon. Containing the capital of Manila, vital natural resources as well as thousands of Allied prisoners of war, the triumph at Luzon would be a vital step on the road to victory as the Americans continued to island-hop their way towards the Japanese home islands. This new study details one of the hardest-fought campaigns of the Pacific War with Japanese fatalities alone on Luzon topping 200,000. Emphasizing the differences in Japanese and American strategy, and detailing the combat operations of the campaign, this volume tells the story of how MacArthur kept his promise to return and liberate the Philippines.



History of United States Naval Operations in World War II

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II Author Samuel Eliot Morison
ISBN-10 025207064X
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 392
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The smoke from the Battle for Leyte Gulf had hardly cleared before plans were being made for the liberation of the rest of the Philippine Archipelago. Volume 13 of Morison's masterful history covers the taking of Mindoro as a stepping stone to Luzon, the major landings on the shores of Lingayen Gulf, and the amphibious landings that wrested Borneo from the Japanese, as well as the series of short, swift operations that liberated Palawan, Panay, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, and Mindanao. In this volume, Morison describes the newly prominent role of the Kamikaze Special Attack Corps, whose frenzied suicidal bombings offered the main resistance to the Allied occupation of Mindoro. Alongside details of military operations, Morison includes a heartstopping account of the typhoon of 18 December 1944, which blew up unexpectedly into a shrieking hellcat of a storm while Admiral Halsey's Third Fleet worked frantically to refuel. He also recounts the work of the ""Rice Paddy Navy,"" a combined corps of American volunteers from the Navy, Army, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard that collaborated with thousands of Chinese sailors, fishermen, pirates, and guerrillas and ended up fighting the last naval battle of the war using sailing junks. "



Noli me tangere

Noli me tangere Author José Rizal
ISBN-10 OCLC:250019917
Release 2000
Pages 451
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The Final Victories

The Final Victories Author Marshall Cavendish Corporation
ISBN-10 0761449507
Release 2010-09-01
Pages 128
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"Covers the events of World War II, including the fall of the Third Reich, island hopping in the Pacific, the defeat of Japan, and the Marshall Plan"--Provided by publisher.



Vom alten Schlag

Vom alten Schlag Author E.B. Sledge
ISBN-10 9783864134104
Release 2013-11-07
Pages 350
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Eugene B. Sledge diente als Soldat im 3. Bataillon, 5. Kompanie der berühmten 1. US-Marineinfanteriedivision – der ältesten, ruhmreichsten und größten aktiven Division des US Marine Corps. Im Zweiten Weltkrieg wurde der 20-Jährige an die Front im Pazifik geschickt, wo er an den Gefechten der amerikanischen Armee gegen die Japaner um Peleliu und Okinawa teilnahm. In diesem Buch beschreibt Sledge auf klare und erschütternd nüchterne Weise die Erfahrungen eines Marines an der Front im Pazifik. Die Grausamkeit und Brutalität des Krieges sind darin ebenso festgehalten wie das Gefühl aufrichtiger Kameradschaft, schonungslose Schilderungen wüster Kämpfe sowie rührende Momentaufnahmen am Rande des Geschehens. Ein einzigartiges Dokument des Schreckens und ein weltbekannter Klassiker der Kriegsliteratur.



Kasaysayan

Kasaysayan Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015072788568
Release 1978
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Amerikas Kriege

Amerikas Kriege Author Alexander Emmerich
ISBN-10 380622675X
Release 2014
Pages 263
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Geil auf Gewalt

Geil auf Gewalt Author Bill Buford
ISBN-10 3442156289
Release 2010
Pages 359
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Engineers of the Southwest Pacific 1941 1945

Engineers of the Southwest Pacific  1941 1945 Author United States. Army. Forces, Pacific
ISBN-10 UOM:39015027335275
Release 1959
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The A to Z of World War II

The A to Z of World War II Author Anne Sharp Wells
ISBN-10 9780810870260
Release 2009-09-28
Pages 494
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World War II dominates world history today as it dominated world attention over 60 years ago. In spite of the alliances that bound many of the same participants, the war was essentially two separate but simultaneous conflicts: one involved Japan as the major antagonist and took place mostly in Asia and Pacific; and the other, initiated by Germany and Italy, was contested mainly in Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Atlantic. The A to Z of World War II: The War Against Japan traces the brutal conflict from Japan's seizure of Chinese territory in 1931, through the onset of war with the Western Allies in 1941, to the use of atomic weapons by the United States in 1945. It also addresses the aftermath of the war including the formation of the United Nations and the American occupation of Japan. As the first of two volumes covering World War II, this volume concentrates on the war in Asia and the Pacific so the user benefits from the comprehensive explanations of the people, places, and events that shaped much of that region's 20th-century history.



World War II journal

World War II journal Author Ray Merriam
ISBN-10 9781576381649
Release 1999-03-01
Pages 98
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The New York Times Biographical Service

The New York Times Biographical Service Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105118473342
Release 1978-01
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A compilation of current biographical information of general interest.



Shipbuilding and Shipping Record

Shipbuilding and Shipping Record Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105015854628
Release 1945-01
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Includes special issues.



Shipbuilding Shipping Record

Shipbuilding   Shipping Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015080130365
Release 1945
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MAG 24

MAG 24 Author David Selzam
ISBN-10 1563112698
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 100
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Compton s Pictured Encyclopedia and Fact index

Compton s Pictured Encyclopedia and Fact index Author
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112064259713
Release 1963
Pages 21
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Engineers of the Southwest Pacific 1941 1945

Engineers of the Southwest Pacific  1941 1945 Author United States. Army. Forces, Far East
ISBN-10 UVA:X004753727
Release 1947
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