First 24 Hours of War in the Pacific

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for First 24 Hours of War in the Pacific at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Though the book is short, the author manages to say a great deal about the opening day of the Pacific War. Each of the dozen chapters deals with a different place, such as Shanghai, Wake, Washington, and Malaya.

The book includes the longest treatment available of the surrender of the North China Marines, the fight for Guam, and so forth.

The First 24 Hours of War in the Pacific, by Donald J. Young. Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Press, x pp. Illus, maps, biblio, index. $ ISBN Though the book is short, the author manages to say a great deal about the opening day of the Pacific n: War in the Pacific book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Japanese victories in the first six months of the war, first efforts in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands to stem the Japanese tide and the limited offensive in the summer of Jonathan marked it as to-read /5(7).

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Young, Author White Mane Publishing Company $ (p) ISBN Buy this book The core of Young's book, however, is his account. The Pacific War is a series of alternate history novels written by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen with Albert S. Hanser. The series deals with the Pacific War between the United States of America and the Empire of point of divergence is the decision of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, commander-in-chief of the Japanese Combined Fleet, to take personal command of the 1st Air Fleet.

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The book is a factual description of selected events of WW II in the Pacific. Each chapter in the book stands alone and can be read in any sequence you choose.

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