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Author Hammel, Eric M.

Title Air war Pacific : America's air war against Japan in East Asia and the Pacific, 1941-1945 : chronology / Eric Hammel ; [jacket design and maps by Carol Moody].

Published Pacifica, Calif. : Pacifica Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.5425 HAMM    AVAILABLE
Physical description 848 pages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary The great American aerial crusade of World War II -- never has there been a military campaign quite like it, and never will there be another. Here is an opportunity to follow that great crusade as it unfolded day-by-day in the skies over japan's ill-gotten empire. Coverage includes: -- All Army Air Force, Navy, Marine, and Flying Tiger theater aces, including unit affiliations, dates and times that ace statuses were attained, and the dates and times of the highest victory tallies-- Information pertaining to the arrival, activation, transfer, departure, and decommissioning of air commands and combat units-- A rich contextual framework pertaining to related ground campaigns and technical breakthroughs-- A detailed bibliography, maps, two indices, and a guide to abbreviations
This chronology sheds fascinating light on the course of America's air war against the Empire of the Sun in all the active theaters. Its exhaustive nature makes it a must for all World War II historians, as well as military and aviation buffs.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Chronology.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean -- Chronology.
Variant Title Half title: Air war Pacific chronology.
ISBN 0935553266