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Major-fleet Versus Fleet Operations in the Pacific War, 1941-1945

Title:
Major Fleet-Versus-Fleet Operations in the Pacific War, 1941-1945 (2d edition, 2016)
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Format:
Paperback
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In stock
GPO Stock Number:
008-046-00301-7
ISBN:
9781935352440
Description

Major Fleet-versus-Fleet Operations in the Pacific War, 1941–1945, studies three major naval operations of World War II. These three, initiated by imperial Japan, resulted in the battles of the Coral Sea, Midway/Aleutians, and the Philippine Sea. Along with ample background on geographic and strategic context, the author, Dr. Milan Vego, gives detailed accounts of the unfolding actions, utilizing much primary-source material from American and Japanese archives. Finally, and most valuably, the author identifies lessons learned for naval operational art, lessons of more than historical interest for today's U.S. Navy.

The book provides an operational-art perspective to stimulate interest in the study of the theory and practice of major naval operations through case studies.

 

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ITEM AVAILABLE DATE 08/03/16.

Audience

This publication would be useful to new members of the Navy to train them to recognize the importance of naval history to naval leadership and strategy.  In addition, this publication would be beneficial to naval leaders, historians and students studying military history, and members of the general public interested in naval operations strategy and naval history.

Reviews

AUSTRALIAN NAVAL INSTITUTE - Article: Major Fleet-versus-Fleet Operations in the Pacific War, 1941-1945 by Dr. Tom Lewis, August 20, 2015

"Major Fleet-versus-Fleet Operations is an excellent resource for the naval professional."

http://navalinstitute.com.au/major-fleet-versus-fleet-operations-in-the-pacific-war-1941-1945/

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$60.00
International Price:
$84.00
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Navy, Naval War College
Author:
  • Vego, Milan
Year/Pages:
2016: 358 p.; ill.
Notes:
Contains revised cataloging in publication information and a new ISBN and barcode. Supersedes the first edition which was S/N 008-046-00283-5. 2d edition was added to the title field to help distinguish between the two editions.
Key Phrases:
  • Historical Monograph 22
  • Coral Sea
  • World War II
  • Midway
  • Aleutians
  • Leyte Gulf
  • Pacific War
SuDocs Class:
D 208.210:22/2016
Weight:
2.1875
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
06/30/2016
Last Status Update:
09/26/2017
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