[epub pdf] The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 (Hörbuch-Herunterladen): Amazon.de: Ian W. Toll, P. J. Ochlan, Recorded Bücher: Audible Audiobooks Autor Ian W. Toll – Paydayloansnsi.co.uk

The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 (Hörbuch-Download): Amazon.de: Ian W. Toll, P. J. Ochlan, Recorded Books: Audible Audiobooks The devastation of Pearl Harbor and the American victory at Midway were prelude to a greater challenge rolling back the vast Japanese Pacific empire, island by island This masterful history encompasses the heart of the Pacific War the period between midand midwhen parallel Allied counteroffensives north and south of the equator washed over Japan s far flung island empire like a conquering tide , concluding with Japan s irreversible strategic defeat in the Marianas It was the largest, bloodiest, most costly, most technically innovative and logistically complicated amphibious war in history, and it fostered bitter interservice rivalries, leaving wounds that even victory could not heal Often overlooked, these are the years and fights that decided the Pacific War Ian W Toll s battle scenes in the air, at sea, and in the jungles are simply riveting He also takes the listener into the wartime councils in Washington and Tokyo where politics and strategy often collided, and into the struggle to mobilize wartime production, which was the secret of Allied victory Brilliantly researched, the narrative is propelled and colored by firsthand accounts letters, diaries, debriefings, and memoirs that are the raw material of the telling details, shrewd judgment, and penetrating insight of this magisterial history



5 thoughts on “The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 (Hörbuch-Download): Amazon.de: Ian W. Toll, P. J. Ochlan, Recorded Books: Audible Audiobooks

  1. Cunningham James Cunningham James says:

    Well researched on both sides, written in a fast paced narative, the best recounting of the Pacific war this avid reader of military history has as yet seen.


  2. John R. Orr John R. Orr says:

    An excellant book The first two hundred pages, covering Guadanal and the Solomon Islands were especially interesting as I sailed in those waters as a young man in various cargo boats and the book highlighted much of what had happened over those same waters I had been in.Above the personal level, much of


  3. greasey greasey says:

    This book is an absolute gem, focusing on the Pacific Island and naval battles from 1942 44 There s 200 pages alone on the Guadalcanal campaign, and the 5 major naval battles that took place around it in the Solomon Islands Then the author focuses on the Gilbert and Marshall Islands, the US raid on Truk whic


  4. GRM GRM says:

    A well written, informative narrative of the Pacific War from 1942 to 1944 that has enough detail to provide you with a good description of this area of the Second World War Good maps also help you to understand where the battles were located Great read If you want a book on the Pacific War during this period the


  5. Wexler 53 Wexler 53 says:

    Excellent overview of the Pacific war Waiting impatiently for volume 3 to come out later this year hopefully.


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