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World War II in the Pacific.

By: Renzi, William A.
Contributor(s): Roehrs, Mark D.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Armonk : Taylor and Francis, 2015Copyright date: ©2003Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (288 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781315697987.Subject(s): Pacific Area -- History | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area | World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan | World War, 1939-1945 -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: World War II in the PacificDDC classification: 940.5426 Online resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Rising Sun -- Japan Comes of Age -- The Meiji Restoration -- The First Sino-Japanese War -- The Russo-Japanese War -- America's Growing Pacific Empire -- World War I -- 2. The Road to Pearl Harbor -- The Washington Treaty System -- Victory of the Japanese Militarists -- The China Incident -- 3. Planning Operation Hawaii -- Yamamoto's Plan -- American Attitudes on the Eve of the War -- The Attack on Pearl Harbor -- The Results of the Attack -- 4. From Pearl Harbor to the Java Sea -- MacArthur and the Philippines -- The War Spreads -- The Fall of the Philippines -- More Japanese Victories -- A New Kind of War -- 5. Coral Sea and Midway -- The Doolittle Raid -- The Battle of the Coral Sea and Its Consequences -- Midway -- 6. First Allied Land Victories -- Fighting on New Guinea -- Guadalcanal and Related Actions -- The Japanese Are Driven from New Guinea -- American Strength and the New Technology of War -- The Debate over the Theaterwide American Strategy of Island Hopping -- Implementing Island Hopping in the Central Pacific -- 7. The Marianas and the Philippines -- The Marianas -- MacArthur Returns to the Philippines -- The Battle of Leyte Gulf -- The Kamikazes -- Leyte and Luzon Islands -- Western Prisoners of War -- The Liberation of the Philippines -- 8. Submarines, Firebombs, and Survival -- Submarine Warfare -- Life in Japan -- Tokyo Rose and Japanese Wartime Propaganda -- Japan Prepares for Invasion -- Japanese Americans in the United States -- 9. The China-Burma-India Theater -- China -- Burma and India -- The Significance of the CBI War -- 10. The Final Campaigns -- Iwo Jima -- Okinawa -- The B-29 -- LeMay and Firebombing -- Operation Downfall and the Atomic Bomb.
11. Allied Endgame -- Allied and American Postwar Planning -- American Military Plans for Victory -- American Diplomatic Efforts for Peace -- The Soviet Union Enters the Pacific War -- 12. Japan Surrenders -- The Emperor and the Japanese Cabinet -- Peace Feelers -- The Decision to Surrender -- Never Look Back -- Index -- About the Authors.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Rising Sun -- Japan Comes of Age -- The Meiji Restoration -- The First Sino-Japanese War -- The Russo-Japanese War -- America's Growing Pacific Empire -- World War I -- 2. The Road to Pearl Harbor -- The Washington Treaty System -- Victory of the Japanese Militarists -- The China Incident -- 3. Planning Operation Hawaii -- Yamamoto's Plan -- American Attitudes on the Eve of the War -- The Attack on Pearl Harbor -- The Results of the Attack -- 4. From Pearl Harbor to the Java Sea -- MacArthur and the Philippines -- The War Spreads -- The Fall of the Philippines -- More Japanese Victories -- A New Kind of War -- 5. Coral Sea and Midway -- The Doolittle Raid -- The Battle of the Coral Sea and Its Consequences -- Midway -- 6. First Allied Land Victories -- Fighting on New Guinea -- Guadalcanal and Related Actions -- The Japanese Are Driven from New Guinea -- American Strength and the New Technology of War -- The Debate over the Theaterwide American Strategy of Island Hopping -- Implementing Island Hopping in the Central Pacific -- 7. The Marianas and the Philippines -- The Marianas -- MacArthur Returns to the Philippines -- The Battle of Leyte Gulf -- The Kamikazes -- Leyte and Luzon Islands -- Western Prisoners of War -- The Liberation of the Philippines -- 8. Submarines, Firebombs, and Survival -- Submarine Warfare -- Life in Japan -- Tokyo Rose and Japanese Wartime Propaganda -- Japan Prepares for Invasion -- Japanese Americans in the United States -- 9. The China-Burma-India Theater -- China -- Burma and India -- The Significance of the CBI War -- 10. The Final Campaigns -- Iwo Jima -- Okinawa -- The B-29 -- LeMay and Firebombing -- Operation Downfall and the Atomic Bomb.

11. Allied Endgame -- Allied and American Postwar Planning -- American Military Plans for Victory -- American Diplomatic Efforts for Peace -- The Soviet Union Enters the Pacific War -- 12. Japan Surrenders -- The Emperor and the Japanese Cabinet -- Peace Feelers -- The Decision to Surrender -- Never Look Back -- Index -- About the Authors.

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