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World War II : War in the Pacific : History in Pictures - Robert Hamilton

World War II : War in the Pacific

History in Pictures

By: Robert Hamilton (Editor)


Published: 1st July 2012
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Japan's expansionist aims and militaristic zeal matched that of Germany. Having annexed Manchuria in 1931 and invaded China in 1937, Japan sought to gain dominion over Southeast Asia.

America's military presence at Pearl Harbor was a clear threat, and following the infamous attack of December 1941, Japanese forces advanced into Malaya, the Philippines, Thailand, Borneo and Burma. Britain surrendered Hong Kong and her power base in the Far East, Singapore.

World War Two : In the Pacific uses reports and photographs from the Daily Mail archives, to illustrate the defining events that began with the bombing of Pearl Harbor and ended with devastation at Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

ISBN: 9781908849076
ISBN-10: 190884907X
Series: History in Pictures
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st July 2012
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 19.8