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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
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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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A Very Rude Awakening: The Night the Japanese Midget Subs Came to Sydney Harbour

Peter Grose - History - 2007 - 320 pages
On the night of 31 May 1942, Sydney was doing what it does best: partying. The theatres, restaurants, dance halls, illegal gambling dens, clubs and brothels offered plenty of ...
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If Mahan Ran the Great Pacific War: An Analysis of World War II Naval Strategy

John A. Adams - History - 2008 - 472 pages
Alfred Thayer Mahan's The Influence of Sea Power upon History (1660--1783) was one of the most influential books on military strategy in the first half of the 20th century. A ...
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Rising Sun Victorious: Alternate Histories of the Pacific War

Peter G. 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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God's Samurai: Lead Pilot at Pearl Harbor

Katherine V. Dillon, Gordon W. Prange, Donald M. Goldstein - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 384 pages
God's Samurai is the unusual story of Mitsuo Fuchida, the career aviator who led the attack on Pearl Harbor and participated in most of the fiercest battles of the Pacific war ...
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Turning the Tide: The Naval Air Battles of the Coral Sea and Midway

Arne Markland - History - 2015
America was still reeling from Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor as the Japanese fleet was running amok in and around the Java Sea. Within months, Japan had occupied most ...
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