The Resource The First South Pacific Campaign : Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941-June 1942, (electronic resource)

The First South Pacific Campaign : Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941-June 1942, (electronic resource)

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The First South Pacific Campaign : Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941-June 1942
Title
The First South Pacific Campaign
Title remainder
Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941-June 1942
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
On May 7 and 8, 1942, fast carrier task forces from the United States and Imperial Japanese navies met in combat for the first time in the Battle of the Coral Sea. A strategic victory for the U.S. in spite of the loss of the carrier Lexington, the destroyer Sims and the fleet oiler Neosho, the battle blunted the Japanese drive on Port Moresby, a valuable Allied air and naval base controlling the western Coral Sea and northern Australia. John B. Lundstrom offers a detailed analysis of the fundamental strategies employed by Japan and the U.S. in the South Pacific from January to June 1942, including Japanese equivocation regarding advances in the South Pacific and the vigorous actions of Admiral Ernest J. King to reinforce the area in spite of the presidential decision to concentrate American efforts on Europe and the problem of Germany. Writing in a clear, concise, and readable style, Lundstrom combines strategic insight and careful scholarship with previously untapped source materials to present a book that provides a superb overview of the first six months of the naval war in the South Pacific. First published in 1976, The First South Pacific Campaign is essential reading for a full understanding of the Pacific Fleet?s strategy before the Battle of Midway
Cataloging source
MHW
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Lundstrom, John B
Dewey number
940.5426
Index
no index present
LC call number
D774.C63
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Coral Sea, Battle of the
  • World War
  • Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942
  • War
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942
  • War
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • HISTORY
  • War
  • Pacific Ocean
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The First South Pacific Campaign : Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941-June 1942, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn879022737
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612513522
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
472BD680-65E1-4150-BCE1-59BC916F7707
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(OCoLC)879022737
Label
The First South Pacific Campaign : Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941-June 1942, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
This is an OverDrive title
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn879022737
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612513522
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
472BD680-65E1-4150-BCE1-59BC916F7707
System control number
(OCoLC)879022737

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