A War It Was Always Going to Lose : Why Japan Attacked America in 1941
By: Record, Jeffrey.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Dulles, : Potomac Books Inc., 2010Description: 1 online resource (184 p.).ISBN: 9781597975766.Subject(s): Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States | Japan -- Military policy | Japan -- Politics and government -- 1926-1945 | United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan | World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes | World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan | World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific AreaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A War It Was Always Going to Lose : Why Japan Attacked America in 1941DDC classification: 940.53/110952 | 940.53110952 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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