War in the Pacific looks at the relentless war against Japan in the Pacific Islands which formed an integral part of eventual Allied victory in World War II. Setting the scene with the unprovoked Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour and the almost simultaneous attack on US bases on Guam and Wake Island, it then goes on to document the bloody battles fought in the jungle islands of Guadalcanal and the Philippines and the seas of the Pacific. As fortunes turned in 1942, the Allies fought hard to regain lost ground and the ...

War in the Pacific 2010, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781849083942