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Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War ebook

Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War ebook

Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War. Eric Lacroix, Linton Wells II

Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War

ISBN: 1861760582, | 903 pages | 23 Mb

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Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War Eric Lacroix, Linton Wells II
Publisher: Chatham Publishing

The best accounts I have seen in English are those contained in Lacroix and Wells, Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War. The Japanese hoped that another demoralizing defeat would force the U.S. To capitulate in the Pacific War and thus ensure Japanese dominance in the Pacific. Of these, only 12 are alive today. From A Concise History of the Modern World: 1500 to the Presen. With her hunger for land, Japan's ravenous eyes turned to China, as well as the regions of the Pacific, including lands nominally under the control of the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Netherlands. There is a vivid account of IJN air operations against the two ships, page 690 covering Sept 22-25. P116 Long befrore 1914, Amreica's minifest destiniy had carried it far beyond its own shores;the USA had no intention of standing aside while the Europeas were occupying the world.In 1867 it With the London Naval Treaty of 1930, it extended to its heavy cruisers the three-to-five ratio it hadd accepted with the USA,mit pledged to maintan the staus quo in the Pacific.. A further 106 died while prisoners of the Japanese, with only 214 making it back to Australia at the end of the war. Head-on into the Japanese invasion fleet bound for Java at about 11pm on February 28, 1942. Further required reading is The Great Pacific War by a British WWI intelligence officer named Hector C. Loss of life aboard Houston was even greater. Of these eight damaged, two were raised, and with four repaired, six battleships returned to service later in the war. Already damaged and with their stores depleted from previous actions, the Allied vessels were immediately confronted by two cruisers, eight destroyers and a minelayer. Seems that cruisers are well .. My Father and Uncle were to see the Japanese sink their ships, my Dad's the USS Cooper was recently located and dived to in the Philippines and the wrecks of the American cruisers off Guadalcanal have also been looked at but the tale is just heartbreak for the families and shipmates who survived. Mid-Pacific base at Midway atoll, represents the strategic high water mark of Japan's Pacific Ocean war. €The Battle of Midway, fought over and near the tiny U.S.

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