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Strategy and command : the first two years / by Louis Morton.

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United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific.
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM p.d. 940.541273 Un58 pt. 2 v. 10 (Text) 883164-2014 General Federal documents Available -

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  • Physical Description: xxii, 761 pages : illustrations, maps (some folded, some color (2 in pocket)), portraits, charts ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army ; for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1962.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Pacific world -- The road to war -- The beginnings of Pacific strategy -- Japanese policy and strategy, 1931-July 1941 -- Europe versus the Pacific -- The fatal turn -- The decision for war -- The defensive : Pearl Harbor to Midway -- The first weeks of war, 7-26 December -- The Malay barrier -- The Philippines -- Australia and the line of communication -- The U.S. and Japanese high commands -- Organization and command of the Pacific -- Transition -- Seizing the initiative -- Planning the offensive -- Preparations and problems -- Crisis in the Pacific, August-November 1942 -- Command and co-operation -- Japanese and American plans -- The Pacific in grand strategy -- Means and ends : the March 1943 directive -- CARTWHEEL and the I-GO operation -- Emerging patterns -- The North Pacific and the Soviet Union -- The revival of ORANGE -- Central Pacific timetable -- Organizing for the offensive -- Operations and plans, Summer 1943 -- Review and adjustment -- The Japanese revise their strategy -- The execution of strategy : Pacific operations, August-December 1943 -- Prospects for the future.
Summary, etc.:
An analysis of organization and logistics as well as strategy and command, covering the coming of the war, Japanese policy and American strategy before Pearl Harbor, Japanese victories in the first six months of the war, first efforts in New Guinea and the Solomons to stem the Japanese tide, and the limited offensive in the summer of 1943.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Pacific Ocean.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > East Asia.

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United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific.

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