World War II: The Pacific Theatre

World War II: The Pacific Theatre

The Pacific Theatre

Perspectives on History Series
by Phyllis Raybin Emert (Editor)
Publisher: History Compass
Trade Paperback, 64 pages
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Historical Setting: Pacific, WWII

This volume of documents on the war in the Pacific deals with the origins of the war, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and early island conquests by Japan. The major battles of the Coral Sea, Midway Island, Guadalcanal, the Philippines, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa are focused upon, as is the role of submarines and airpower in the fight to control the sea and sky over the Pacific. Documents include those of Japanese and American military leaders, soldiers, and civilians.

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