The barrier and the javelin: Japanese and Allied Pacific strategies, February to June 1942

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Naval Institute Press, 1983 - History - 596 pages
2 Reviews
Examines the military policies of the Allied and Japanese forces and describes the battles of the Coral Sea and Midway

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Review: The Barrier and the Javelin: Japanese and Allied Strategies, February to June 1942

User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

Excellent analysis of the pivotal period of balance in the Pacific war, culminating with the battles of the Coral Sea and Midway. As always, Wilmott pulls no punches in his assessment of the commanders involved nor decision made. Read full review

Review: The Barrier and the Javelin: Japanese and Allied Strategies, February to June 1942

User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

This is considered a classic, and it's now back in print. However, I was actually a little disappointed in it. I thought Willmott's previous book, Empires in the Balance, provided a much better ... Read full review

Contents

The Barrier or
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the Javelin ?
35
The Schlieffen Plan
81
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Willmott is a lecturer at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, England, and has taught at Temple and Memphis State Universities.

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