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Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls : June 1942-April 1944
by Samuel Eliot Morison and Joseph H. Alexander and James C. Shaw


Overview - Volume 7 picks up operations in the Aleutians after the Battle of Midway and carries through to the capture of Attu and Kiska, including the Battle of the Komandorski Islands. Morison, who took part in Operation Galvanic, describes in detail the planning, preparation, and execution of the great amphibious operations on the Gilbert Islands and the conquest of the Marshalls, offering frank discussions of mistakes made and some amusing anecdotes, including how the Japanese fooled U.S.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Volume 7 picks up operations in the Aleutians after the Battle of Midway and carries through to the capture of Attu and Kiska, including the Battle of the Komandorski Islands. Morison, who took part in Operation Galvanic, describes in detail the planning, preparation, and execution of the great amphibious operations on the Gilbert Islands and the conquest of the Marshalls, offering frank discussions of mistakes made and some amusing anecdotes, including how the Japanese fooled U.S. troops in the evacuation of Kiska.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781591145530
  • ISBN-10: 1591145538
  • Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
  • Publish Date: March 2011
  • Page Count: 369

Series: History of United States Naval Operations in World War II (Paperback) #7

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