New Guinea and the Marianas

New Guinea and the Marianas

March 1944-August 1944

Book - 2011
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Volume 8 covers five of the most eventful months of the Pacific war. From the end of the Marshall Islands campaign to the recovery of Guam, Morison author details the actions of the entire Pacific Fleet. Particular emphasis is given to the greatest carrier action of all time, the battle of the Philippine Sea, a naval action equal to Midway in tactical interest which was decisive in the outcome of the war. He also covers the bitterly contested Marianas Operation, giving credit to the flexibility and fortitude of U.S. forces.
Publisher: Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, 2011, c1953.
ISBN: 9781591145547
1591145546
Branch Call Number: 940.545973 Morison
Characteristics: xxxi, 435 p., 16 leaves of plates :,ill., maps ;,23 cm.

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