Hirohito'S war: The Pacific War, 1941-1945 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Francis Pike

Hirohito'S war: The Pacific War, 1941-1945 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Francis Pike year 2015
  • Book name: Hirohito'S war: The Pacific War, 1941-1945
  • Author: Francis Pike
  • Release date: 2015/9/6
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781472596703
  • Rating: 9.07 of 10
  • Votes: 899
  • Review by: Case Beck
  • Review rating: 9.41 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/22
  • Total pages: 1152
  • Includes a PDF summary of 107 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In his magisterial 1,208 page narrative of the Pacific War, Francis Pike's Hirohito's War offers an original interpretation, balancing the existing Western-centric view with attention to the Japanese perspective on the conflict. As well as giving a `blow-by-blow' account of campaigns and battles, Francis Pike offers many challenges to the standard interpretations with regards to the causes of the war; Emperor Hirohito's war guilt; the inevitability of US Victory; the abilities of General MacArthur and Admiral Yamamoto; the role of China, Great Britain and Australia; military and naval technology; and the need for the fire-bombing of Japan and the eventual use of the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Hirohito's War is accompanied by additional online resources, including more details on logistics, economics, POWs, submarines and kamikaze, as well as a 1930-1945 timeline and 178 maps.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 75H31M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, War & Defence Operations, World War 2 Books, Asian History
  • Available formats: WORD, LIT, PDF, EPUB, LRF, TXTz, TXT, DOC. Compressed in GZ, ZIP, RAR, TAR.BZ
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 71.78 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x66.04mm
  • Weight: 1,727g
  • Printed by: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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