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Implacable Foes

War in the Pacific, 1944-1945

Waldo Heinrichs

By the time of the dropping of the atom bomb in August 1945, the United States military situation in the Pacific was in disarray. As an Army staff officer stated simply, "The capitulation of Hirohito saved our necks." In 1944, a year earlier, success seemed near, but squabbling in the military command and the logistical challenges of launching a fu...
Publish Date
2017
June 2
Goodreads rating
4.01
ISBN
9780190616755
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
May 02, 2021
IMPLACABLE FOES is an excellent, readable, scholarly book on the end of the Pacific War. Heinrichs and Gallicchio; Oxford UP; won the Bancroft.      source