Victory in the Pacific

Victory in the Pacific

1945

Book - 2012 | First Naval Institute Press paperback edition
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Baker & Taylor
In a book that discusses the final months of World War II's Pacific Theater, the author discusses the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, Japanese kamikaze attacks and the dropping of two atomic bombs on the Japanese mainland to end the war. Reissue.

Naval Inst Pr
In this, the concluding volume of the series, Admiral Morison examines two of the most famous campaigns in which he participated: Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He spares no details in describing the grim consequences of the kamikaze attacks on U.S ships. With his usual clarity and skill, Morison also discusses the strategy that led to the concluding campaigns of the war and to the dropping of the atomic bombs. He addresses the logistics problem of supplying fleets and armies thousands of miles from bases, the devastating prowls by submarines, and the controversial loss of the USS Indianapolis His detailed account of the delicate negotiations that led to the surrender of Japan holds particular interest.

Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 2012
Edition: First Naval Institute Press paperback edition
ISBN: 9781591145790
1591145791
Branch Call Number: 940.5459 MORISON
Characteristics: xlvi, 407 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at PACL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top