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Rising Sun Falling Skies

Author : Jeffrey Cox  |  Pub Date : 2014-03-20  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472808349
ISBN 13 : 1472808347

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese offensive in the Far East seemed unstoppable. Allied forces engaged in a futile attempt to halt their rapid advance, culminating ..



Morning Star Midnight Sun

Author : Jeffrey Cox  |  Pub Date : 2018-02-22  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472826404
ISBN 13 : 147282640X

Following the disastrous Java Sea campaign, the Allies stopped the Japanese advance at Coral Sea and Midway. But the Japanese still threatened to build a network of bases in the So..



Singapore Burning

Author : Colin Smith  |  Pub Date : 2006-05-04  |  Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141906621
ISBN 13 : 0141906626

Churchill's description of the fall of Singapore on 15 February 1942, after Lt-Gen Percival's surrender led to over 100,000 British, Australian and Indian troops falling into the h..



The Allied Defense Of The Malay Barrier 1941 1942

Author : Tom Womack  |  Pub Date : 2015-12-01  |  Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9781476622675
ISBN 13 : 1476622671

Though few realize it, the Netherlands East Indies were the object of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941. Likewise, their invasions of Guam, Wake Island and the Philip..



Playing For Time

Author : Lodwick H. Alford  |  Pub Date : 2006-04-01  |  Publisher : Merriam Press

ISBN 10 : 9781576383377
ISBN 13 : 1576383377

The author's memoir of his service as an officer on board the destroyer U.S.S. Stewart (DD-224) of the Asiatic Fleet from before the war through its abandonment in a dry dock in Ja..



The Imperial Japanese Army

Author : Bill Yenne  |  Pub Date : 2014-09-20  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781782009825
ISBN 13 : 1782009825

The German offensives which crushed Poland in 1939 and swallowed most of Western Europe in less than two months in 1940 have been well documented and heavily studied, however, the ..



Spitfires Yellow Tail Mustangs

Author : Tom Ivie  |  Pub Date : 2013-09-01  |  Publisher : Stackpole Books

ISBN 10 : 9781461751717
ISBN 13 : 1461751713

Story of one of the best fighter units in the Mediterranean theater, which earned two Distinguished Unit Citations and produced 21 aces Vivid episodes of aerial combat during the k..