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The Battle for Australia

Bob Wurth - History - 2013 - 528 pages
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Capturing Asia

Bob Wurth - Political Science - 2011 - 448 pages
The excitement, danger and drama of life as a news cameraman recording history as it happens. 'tHE MUSt-READ StORY OF tHE MAN WHO tAUGHt US ASIA' - PHILIP WILLIAMS, ABC ...
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Saving Australia: Curtin's Secret Peace with Japan

Bob Wurth - Australia - 2006 - 336 pages
Reveals for the first time Australia's desperate attempts to prevent war with Japan during 1941. Offers insight into the unusual bond forged between Japan's ambassador to ...
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Showdown in the Pacific War: Nimitz and Yamamoto

Ronald E. Martell - History - 2015 - 454 pages
Showdown in the Pacific War: Nimitz and Yamamoto This unique book combines a carefully researched history with an easy to read analysis of the war in a fictional meeting ...
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Australia 1942: In the Shadow of War

Peter Dean - History - 2012
In 1942, the shadow of modern war reached Australia's shores for the first time. In this compelling volume, leading historians explore why 1942 was such a pivotal year in ...
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Rising Sun Victorious: Alternate Histories of the Pacific War

Peter Tsouras - History - 2015 - 320 pages
In war, victory can be held hostage to seemingly insignificant incidents–chance events, opportunities seized or cast aside–that can derail the most brilliant military ...
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The Fujita Plan

Mark Felton - History - 2006 - 224 pages
After the staggering success of the Pearl Harbor surprise attack, the Japanese plotted to maintain the initiative and spread fear and panic among the civil population of the ...
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The First South Pacific Campaign: Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941–June 1942

John Lundstrom - History - 2014 - 264 pages
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 ...
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