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Darwin 1942: The Japanese Attack on Australia

Darwin 1942: The Japanese Attack on Australia (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Alford, Bobby R.; Illustrated by Laurier, Jim

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A highly illustrated account of the Japanese aerial assault on the port of Darwin in February 1942--the first attack ever mounted by a foreign power on Australia.

ISBN 9781472816870
Published 22 February 2017 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Challenge for the Pacific: Guadalcanal: The Turning Point of the War
   

Challenge for the Pacific: Guadalcanal: The Turning Point of the War (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Leckie, Robert

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From the World War II veteran and New York Times -bestselling author of Helmet for My Pillow, whose experiences were featured in the HBO miniseries The Pacific, comes this vivid narrative of the astonishing six-month campaign for Guadalcanal.

ISBN 9780553386912
Published 1 February 2011 by Random House
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The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail
 

The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Kienzle, Robyn

If one person made the Kokoda Track that man was Bert Kienzle. Part Samoan and German/English, born in Fiji and raised in Germany and Australia, he was managing a rubber plantation and gold mine in Papua New Guinea at the outbreak of WWII.

ISBN 9780733627637
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780733630262
Published 27 October 2014 by Hachette
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Santa Cruz, 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific
  

Santa Cruz, 1942: Carrier Duel in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific Theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942. The Japanese were able to gain a tactical victory at Santa Cruz. This book ...

ISBN 9781849086059
Published 20 May 2012 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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The Pitcairners
  

The Pitcairners (Paperback, 2007 reprint)

By Nicolson, Robert

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This is a history of the people of Pitcairn Island over the last two hundred years. The first inhabitants were a group Tahitian and English men and women who found safe haven on the island after the Bounty mutiny. This account tells of the "racism and greed" that dominated their ...

ISBN 9780908597284
Published 31 January 1997 by PASIFIKA PRESS
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Series Pasifika Library
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The Island (1944): A History of the First Marine Division on Guadalcanal
 

The Island (1944): A History of the First Marine Division on Guadalcanal (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Laing Merillat, Herbert

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In August 1942, U.S. Marines landed on the island of Guadalcanal in the South Pacific and defeated Japanese forces for the first time, turning the tide of World War II against Japan. Written by a historian who fought alongside his fellow marines for the entire four-month campaign ...

ISBN 9781594161131
Published 18 November 2010 by Westholme Publishing, U.S.
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The Naval Battles for Guadalcanal, 1942: Clash for Supremacy in the Pacific
 

The Naval Battles for Guadalcanal, 1942: Clash for Supremacy in the Pacific (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stille, Mark; Illustrated by Gerrard, Howard

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The battle for Guadalcanal that lasted from August 1942 to February 1943 was the first major American counter offensive against the Japanese in the Pacific. This title details the fortunes experienced over the intense course of naval battles around the island throughout the secon ...

ISBN 9781780961545
Published 7 May 2013 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission
 

Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission (Hardback)

By Drury, Bob; Clavin, Tom

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From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest do ...

ISBN 9781476774855
Published 1 November 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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The Battle for Hell's Island: How a Small Band of Carrier Dive-Bombers Helped Save Guadalcanal
 

The Battle for Hell's Island: How a Small Band of Carrier Dive-Bombers Helped Save Guadalcanal (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Moore, Stephen L.

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From the author of Pacific Payback, the true story of how a patchwork band of aviators saved Guadalcanal during WWII. November 1942: Japanese and American forces fight for control of Guadalcanal, a small but pivotal island in the South Pacific. The Japanese call it Jigoku no Shim ...

ISBN 9780451473769
Published 1 November 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Wills, Charles; Wills, Chuck

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When did hunting weapons begin to be used against humans instead of animals? What is the difference between the Plains Indian War Club and the Fijian War Club? What weapon is common to peoples in every part of the world? The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry is a comprehensive ...

ISBN 9781626866164
Published 1 November 2016
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