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The conquering tide : war in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, Ian W. Toll

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The conquering tide : war in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944
Title
The conquering tide
Title remainder
war in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944
Statement of responsibility
Ian W. Toll
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This ... history encompasses the heart of the Pacific War--the period between mid-1942 and mid-1944--when parallel Allied counteroffensives north and south of the equator washed over Japan's far-flung island empire like a 'conquering tide, ' concluding with Japan's irreversible strategic defeat in the Marianas. It was the largest, bloodiest, most costly, most technically innovative and logistically complicated amphibious war in history, and it fostered bitter interservice rivalries, leaving wounds that even victory could not heal"--Dust jacket flap
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/26
Illustrations
  • illustrations
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Index
index present
LC call number
D767
LC item number
.T64 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The conquering tide : war in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, Ian W. Toll
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The conquering tide : war in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944, Ian W. Toll
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 581-594) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"This ... history encompasses the heart of the Pacific War -- the period between mid-1942 and mid-1944 -- when parallel Allied counteroffensives north and south of the equator washed over Japan's far-flung island empire like a 'conquering tide, ' concluding with Japan's irreversible strategic defeat in the Marianas. It was the largest, bloodiest, most costly, most technically innovative and logistically complicated amphibious war in history, and it fostered bitter interservice rivalries, leaving wounds that even victory could not heal" -- Dust jacket flap
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25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxi, 622 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393080643
Lccn
2015009591
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other control number
40025242147
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)902661305

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