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Author Stille, Mark.

Title The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War.

Publication Info. Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2014.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  940.542 STI    DUE 02-13-22
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Description 392 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Imperial Japanese Navy Strategy and doctrine in the Pacific War -- The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War -- Aircraft carriers -- Battleships -- Heavy cruisers -- Light cruisers -- Destroyers -- Submarines -- Conclusion and analysis.
Summary From the stunning victory at Pearl Harbor until its dramatic reversal at Midway, the Imperial Japanese Navy swept all before it in its numerous victories in the Pacific and Far Eastern waters. Indeed, even after its setback at Midway, the IJN inflicted severe setbacks on the US Navy at Guadalcanal and elsewhere. This book focuses on the Japanese ships which fought the battles in the Pacific, examining each component. Stille evaluates the IJN's prewar strategy and tactics and how it evolved throughout the war.
Subject Fighter pilots -- Japan -- Biography.
Japan. Kaigun. Kōkūtai -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese.
ISBN 9781472801463
1472801466
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