Record, Jeffrey.

A War It Was Always Going to Lose : Why Japan Attacked America in 1941 - Dulles, : Potomac Books Inc., 2010. - 1 online resource (184 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Contents; Preface; Chronology; Map: East Asia and the Central Pacific, 1941; Map: The Japanese Advance into Southeast Asia, December 1941; ONE: Introduction: A "strategic Imbecility"?; TWO: sources of Japanese-American Tension; THREE: Japanese Aggression and U.S. Policy Responses, 1937-1941; FOUR: Japanese Assumptions and Decision Making; FIVE: Failed Deterrence; SIX: Was the Pacific War Inevitable?; SEVEN: The Enduring Lessons of 1941; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About the Author

Makes sense of Japan's seemingly incomprehensible decision to go to war against the United States

9781597975766 16.95 (NL)


Japan--Foreign relations--United States.
Japan--Military policy.
Japan--Politics and government--1926-1945.
United States--Japan.--Foreign relations
World War, 1939-1945 --Causes.
World War, 1939-1945--Japan.
World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area.


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D742.J3 R44 2011

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