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Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944-1945
  

Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944-1945 (Hardback)

By Heinrichs, Waldo H.; Gallicchio, Marc

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In this history of the last year of the war in the Pacific, award-winning historians Waldo Heinrichs and Marc Gallicchio examine all the issues facing the Allies in their fight against the Japanese, and whether unconditional surrender was inevitable.

ISBN 9780190616755
Release Date 30 April 2017 by Oxford University Press (S1)
Interest Age Young Adults
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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
Interest Age Young Adults
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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Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780733630262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
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Hachette Military Collection
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Fortress Rabaul: The Battle for the Southwest Pacific, January 1942-April 1943
 

Fortress Rabaul: The Battle for the Southwest Pacific, January 1942-April 1943 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Gamble, Bruce D.

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Chronicling the crucial role of imperial Japan's island stronghold during WWII, Fortress Rabaul is the renowned second installment of Bruce Gamble's award-winning military nonfiction trilogy from Zenith Press.

ISBN 9780760345597
Published 21 September 2013 by Motorbooks International
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Invasion Rabaul: The Epic Story of Lark Force, the Forgotten Garrison, January - July 1942

Invasion Rabaul: The Epic Story of Lark Force, the Forgotten Garrison, January - July 1942 (Trade Paperback/Paperback, First edition)

By Gamble, Bruce D.

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Invasion Rabaul is a gut-wrenching account of courage and sacrifice, folly and disaster, as seen through the eyes of the Allied defenders who survived the Japanese assault on New Britain during the opening days of World War II.

ISBN 9780760345917
Published 15 March 2014 by Motorbooks International
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Kokoda: Beyond the Legend

Kokoda: Beyond the Legend (Hardback)

Edited by James, Karl

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Kokoda: Beyond the Legend provides readers with a complete understanding of this major turning point in the Second World War.

ISBN 9781107189713
Published 31 March 2017 by Cambridge University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Trapped at Pearl Harbor: Escape from Battleship Oklahoma
 

Trapped at Pearl Harbor: Escape from Battleship Oklahoma (Hardback, New edition)

By Young, Stephen Bower

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Trapped when the Oklahoma capsized during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Young describes his terrifying experience with stunning clarity.

ISBN 9781557509925
Published 30 May 1998 by Naval Institute Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Bluejacket Books
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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
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Campaign
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Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945

Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945 (Paperback)

Edited by Gray, Geoffrey; Munro, Doug; Winter, Christine

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Examines the effect World War II had on careers of Australasian social scientists. It links scholars through geography, transnational, national and personal scholarly networks, and shared intellectual traditions, explores their use, and contextualizes their experiences and contri ...

ISBN 9781921862496
Published 1 December 2011 by ANU Press
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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
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pasifika Library
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