Victory Against Japan 1944-1945: A Ladybird Expert Book

Victory Against Japan 1944-1945: A Ladybird Expert Book: (WW2 #12)

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, Military History, The Second World War
Hardback Published on: 02/02/2023
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Synopsis

BOOK 12 OF THE LADYBIRD EXPERT HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, FROM AWARD-WINNING HISTORIAN JAMES HOLLAND Featuring stunning illustrations from Keith Burns, bringing the story to life in vivid detail Why did Japan decide to attack at Pearl Harbour? What was the Japanese vision of a Greater Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere? How did the American strategy turn the tide against Japanese offensives? Uncover the complexities of the brutal war against Japan. From the surprise attack on Pearl Harbour, Oahu, to the Philippines Campaign, the Allies were finally able to turn the tide against the onslaught of Japanese forces. Ending in Japanese surrender after the devastating atomic bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the war in Japan was eventually won, but at the cost of civilian lives. THE WAR THAT LED TO TWO ATOMIC BOMBINGS Written by historian, author and broadcaster James Holland, Victory Against Japan is an essential introduction to the tactics that finally brought an end to the Second World War. __________ Discover the full Ladybird Expert WW2 series: Blitzkrieg The Battle of Britain Battle of the Atlantic The Desert War The Eastern Front The Pacific War The Bomber War The War in Italy The Battle for Normandy The War in Burma Victory in Europe Victory Against Japan

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780718187293
  • Number of pages: 56
  • Weight: 130g
  • Dimensions: 178 x 120 x 9 mm

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