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Title:
Strategy and command : the first two years.
Author:
Morton, Louis.
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Publication Information:
Washington : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army; [for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1962.
Physical Description:
xxii, 761 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps (part folded, part color (2 in pocket)) ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt.1. The road to war. The beginnings of Pacific strategy -- Japanese policy and strategy, 1931-July 1941 -- Europe versus the pacific -- The fatal turn -- The decision for war -- pt.2. The defensive : Pearl Harbor to Midway. The first weeks of war, 7-26 December -- The Malay barrier -- The Philippines -- Australia and the line of communication -- The U.S. and Japanese high commands -- Organization and command of the Pacific -- Transition -- pt.3. Seizing the initiative. Planning the offensive -- Preparations and problems -- Crisis in the Pacific, August-November 1942 -- Command and co-operation -- Japanese and American plans -- The Pacific in grand strategy -- Means and ends : the March 1943 directive -- CARTWHEEL and the I-GO operation -- pt.4. Emerging patterns. The north Pacific and the Soviet Union -- The revival of ORANGE -- Central Pacific timetable -- Organizing for the defensive -- Operations and plans, Summer 1943 -- Review and adjustment -- The Japanese revise their strategy -- The execution of strategy : Pacific operations, August-December 1943 -- Prospects for the future.
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