Victory Against Japan - Ladybird Expert Series

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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.
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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

Book information

ISBN: 9780718187293
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Michael Joseph
Pub date:
DEWEY: 940.5352
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 56
Weight: 128g
Height: 118mm
Width: 179mm
Spine width: 9mm