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fall of Japan

Craig, William

fall of Japan

by Craig, William

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Eng, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan.,
    • Japan -- History -- 1912-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam Craig.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.2 .C7 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 368 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4403017M
      ISBN 100140052615
      LC Control Number79004446

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Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. The Fall of Japan brings to life both celebrated and lesser-known historical figures, including Admiral Takijiro Onishi, the brash commander who drew up the Yamamoto plan for the attack on Pearl Harbor and inspired the death cult of kamikaze pilots., This astonishing account ranks alongside Cornelius Ryan’s The Longest Day and John Toland’s /5.

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and Japan went to war. This, his first book, reflects the more-than- scholarly intensity of interest in the subject which he has maintained ever since. The time span here is approximately six weeks, from shortly before ""Little Boy"" and ""The Fat Man"" were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, respectively, until the formal surrender on September.

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