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Blossoming Silk Against the Rising Sun: U.S. & Japanese Paratroopers at War in the Pacific in World War II (Stackpole Military History)

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Complete account of airborne operations in the Pacific theater Firsthand descriptions from American and Japanese paratroopers Detailed maps illustrate battles

From the attack on Pearl Harbor through Japan's surrender, the Americans and Japanese conducted a total of twelve combat parachute drops in the Pacific theater of World War II. Filling a glaring gap in the historical record of the war, Gene Eric Salecker recounts all twelve drops, highlighting the courage of paratroopers on both sides.

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ISBN:
9780811706575
Author:
Salecker, Gene Eric
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Copyright:
Series:
Stackpole Military History
Publication Date:
20100831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.90x5.90x1.20 in. 1.35 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Complete account of airborne operations in the Pacific theater Firsthand descriptions from American and Japanese paratroopers Detailed maps illustrate battles

From the attack on Pearl Harbor through Japan's surrender, the Americans and Japanese conducted a total of twelve combat parachute drops in the Pacific theater of World War II. Filling a glaring gap in the historical record of the war, Gene Eric Salecker recounts all twelve drops, highlighting the courage of paratroopers on both sides.

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