Eagle Against the Sun: The American War with Japan

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Free Press, 1985 - History - 589 pages
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Traces the war in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and examines the major battles and campaigns.

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Review: Eagle Against the Sun: The American War With Japan (The Macmillan Wars of the United States)

User Review  - Mance - Goodreads

I'm started reading this book with only the most fundamental and vague memories of World War 2 from high school days. Yet I found it to be a completely accessible read despite my starting place of ... Read full review

Review: Eagle Against the Sun: The American War With Japan (The Macmillan Wars of the United States)

User Review  - David Celley - Goodreads

Just the right level of detail to show what happened in the Pacific War without excluding any part of it. Read full review

Contents

Prelude
1
American
9
Japanese
33
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About the author (1985)

Ronald H. Spector is a professor of history and international relations at George Washington University. He was a distinguished professor of strategy at the National War College in Washington, D.C., and a guest professor at Kyoto University at Tokyo. Spector served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and is the author of six books, including "Eagle Against the Sun: The American War with Japan," a main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. He and his wife live in Annandale, Virginia.

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