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Retribution : the battle for Japan, 1944-45, Max Hastings

Label
Retribution : the battle for Japan, 1944-45
Title
Retribution
Title remainder
the battle for Japan, 1944-45
Statement of responsibility
Max Hastings
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the final year in the Pacific war offers portraits of key figures in the efforts to defeat Japan and discusses such topics as the road to Allied victory, Japan's war against China, and the decision to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hastings, Max
Dewey number
940.54/25
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Retribution : the battle for Japan, 1944-45, Max Hastings
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published under title: Nemesis. London : HarperPress, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 559-586) and index
Contents
Dilemmas and decisions -- Japan: defying gravity -- The British in Burma -- Titans at sea -- America's return to the Philippines -- "Flowers of death": Leyte Gulf -- Ashore: battle for the mountains -- China: dragon by the tail -- MacArthur on Luzon -- Bloody miniature: Iwo Jima -- Blockade: war underwater -- Burning a nation: LeMay -- The road past Mandalay -- Australians: "bludging" and "mopping up" -- Captivity and slavery -- Okinawa -- Mao's war -- Eclipse of empires -- The bombs -- Manchuria: the bear's claws -- The last act -- Legacies
Control code
BK0007354197
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxv, 615 p.
Isbn
9780307263513
Lccn
2007034202
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Retribution : the battle for Japan, 1944-45, Max Hastings
Publication
Note
Originally published under title: Nemesis. London : HarperPress, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 559-586) and index
Contents
Dilemmas and decisions -- Japan: defying gravity -- The British in Burma -- Titans at sea -- America's return to the Philippines -- "Flowers of death": Leyte Gulf -- Ashore: battle for the mountains -- China: dragon by the tail -- MacArthur on Luzon -- Bloody miniature: Iwo Jima -- Blockade: war underwater -- Burning a nation: LeMay -- The road past Mandalay -- Australians: "bludging" and "mopping up" -- Captivity and slavery -- Okinawa -- Mao's war -- Eclipse of empires -- The bombs -- Manchuria: the bear's claws -- The last act -- Legacies
Control code
BK0007354197
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxv, 615 p.
Isbn
9780307263513
Lccn
2007034202
Other physical details
ill., maps
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