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Operation Squarepeg: The Allied Invasion of the Green Islands, February 1944
 

Operation Squarepeg: The Allied Invasion of the Green Islands, February 1944 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Newell, Reg

  • OUR PRICE $121.50

In late January 1944 a force of New Zealand soldiers and Allied specialists undertook a daring, behind the lines reconnaissance of the Japanese-held Green Islands of Papua New Guinea. The Japanese contested the invasion with air power and inflicted heavy damage on the American cr ...

ISBN 9780786478385
Release Date 30 June 2017 by McFarland & Co Inc
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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Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780733630262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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Series Hachette Military Collection
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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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Series Campaign
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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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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
Published 30 April 2017 by Oxford University Press (S1)
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Helmet for My Pillow: The World War Two Pacific Classic
 

Helmet for My Pillow: The World War Two Pacific Classic (Paperback)

By Leckie, Robert

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Presents author's journey, from boot camp on Parris Island, South Carolina, all the way to the raging battles in the Pacific, where some of the war's fiercest fighting took place. This title provides details of the horrors and sacrifice of war, painting a portrait of how real war ...

ISBN 9780091937515
Published 1 April 2011 by Ebury Publishing
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Soldiers from the Pacific: The Story of Pacific Island Soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One
 

Soldiers from the Pacific: The Story of Pacific Island Soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One (Paperback)

By Weddell, Howard

  • OUR PRICE $80.00

During World War One over 1,000 men from Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Samoa and Norfolk Island volunteered to join the New Zealand Military Forces. Their service included Gallipoli, France, Egypt and Palestine. Despite the fact that 107 of these men died of ...

ISBN 9780473338305
Published 20 November 2015
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