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

By: Hastings, Max.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2007Description: xxv, 615 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780307263513; 0307263517.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area | World War, 1939-1945 -- JapanDDC classification: 940.54/25
Contents:
Dilemmas and decisions -- Japan: defying gravity -- The British in Burma -- Titans at sea -- America's return to the Philippines -- Leyte Gulf: "Flowers of death" -- Ashore: battle for the mountains -- China: dragon by the tail -- MacArthur on Luzon -- Bloody miniature: Iwo Jima -- Blockade: war underwater -- Lemay: burning a nation -- The road past Mandalay -- Australians: "Bludging" and "Mopping up" -- Captivity and slavery -- Okinawa -- Mao's war -- Eclipse of empires -- The bombs -- Fantasy in Tokyo -- Reality at Hiroshima -- Manchuria: the Bears claws -- The last act -- Legacies.
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Adult non-fiction 940.5425 HAS (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562012210078
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Dilemmas and decisions -- Japan: defying gravity -- The British in Burma -- Titans at sea -- America's return to the Philippines -- Leyte Gulf: "Flowers of death" -- Ashore: battle for the mountains -- China: dragon by the tail -- MacArthur on Luzon -- Bloody miniature: Iwo Jima -- Blockade: war underwater -- Lemay: burning a nation -- The road past Mandalay -- Australians: "Bludging" and "Mopping up" -- Captivity and slavery -- Okinawa -- Mao's war -- Eclipse of empires -- The bombs -- Fantasy in Tokyo -- Reality at Hiroshima -- Manchuria: the Bears claws -- The last act -- Legacies.

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