NEW GUINEA AND THE MARIANAS, MARCH 1944 - AUGUST 1944

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volume 8
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Binding:Paperback
Published:February 14, 2011
By Samuel Eliot Morison (Author)

Volume 8 covers five of the most eventful months of the Pacific war. From the end of the Marshall Islands campaign to the recovery of Guam, Morison author details the actions of the entire Pacific Fleet. Particular emphasis is given to the greatest carrier action of all time, the battle of the Philippine Sea, a naval action equal to Midway in tactical interest which was decisive in the outcome of the war. He also covers the bitterly contested Marianas Operation, giving credit to the flexibility and fortitude of U.S. forces.

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Product Details
  • Subject: World War II
  • Paperback : 496 pages
  • Illustrations: 23 b/w photos; 28 maps
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (February 14, 2011)
  • ISBN-10: 1591145546
  • ISBN-13: 9781591145547
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 22.72 oz

Rear Adm. Samuel Eliot Morison wrote many popular and award-winning books on maritime history. He was the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes, two Bancroft Prizes, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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