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Tropical Warfare in the Asia Pacific Region, 1941-45 epub
Tropical Warfare in the Asia Pacific Region, 1941-45 epub

Tropical Warfare in the Asia Pacific Region, 1941-45 by Guru Nanak Professor Kaushik Roy
Tropical Warfare in the Asia Pacific Region, 1941-45
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Author: Guru Nanak Professor Kaushik Roy
Page Count: 288 pages
Published Date: 07 Jun 2017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication Country: London, United Kingdom
Language: English
ISBN: 9781138847255
File Name: Tropical.Warfare.in.the.Asia.Pacific.Region,.1941-45.pdf
Download Link: Tropical Warfare in the Asia Pacific Region, 1941-45
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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the land war of the Second World War in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. The extensive existing literature focuses on particular armies Japanese, British, American, Australian or Indian and/or on particular theatres the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Malaya or Burma. This book, on the contrary, argues that warfare in all the theatres was very similar, especially the difficulties of the undeveloped terrain, and that there was considerable interchange of ideas between the allied armies which enabled the spread of best practice among them. The book considers tactics, training, technology and logistics, assesses the changing state of the combat effectiveness of the different armies, and traces the course of the war from the Japanese Blitzkrieg of 1941, through the later stalemate, and the hard fought allied fightback. Although the book concentrates on ground forces, due attention is also given to air forces and amphibious operations. One important argument put forward by the author is that a key factor in the defeat of the Japanese was considerable tactical ingenuity on the part of US and British imperial forces. "

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