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Author Spector, Ronald H., 1943-

Title Eagle against the sun : the American war with Japan / Ronald H. Spector
Published New York : Free Press, [1985]
©1985

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Description xvi, 589 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series The Macmillan wars of the United States
Macmillan wars of the United States.
Contents States of mind: American -- States of mind: Japanese -- Orange -- Some last minute changes -- The issue is in doubt -- The short, unhappy life of ABDACOM -- "The vital flank" -- From Midway to Massacre Valley -- Routes to Rabaul -- Jungle victories -- CARTWHEEL -- The dodging tide -- "They are waiting for me there" -- To the Marianas -- "A hell of a beating" -- The road to Myitkyina -- Ichigo -- Strangers in strange lands -- Where is task force 34? -- Behind the lines -- The war of attrition -- From Leyte to Luzon -- "I am become death, shatterer of worlds."
Summary This text reassesses U.S. and Japanese strategy and offers interpretations of the Pacific War
Analysis Japan History 1912-1945
United States History 1933-1945
World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns Pacific Ocean
World War, 1939-1945 Japan
World War, 1939-1945 United States
Notes Includes index
Map on lining papers
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 567-572
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
Japan -- History -- 1912-1945.
United States -- History -- 1933-1945.
LC no. 84047888
ISBN 0029303605