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  • Published: 26 December 2019
  • ISBN: 9780718186524
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 56
  • RRP: $19.99
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The Pacific War 1941-1943

Book 6 of the Ladybird Expert History of the Second World War




An accessible, authoritative introduction to The Pacific: 1941-43 for adult readers

Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES- Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbour? - How did the Americans underestimate the Japanese? - What were 'banzai charges,' and how did the discipline of the Japanese lead to their downfall?FOLLOW the lethal turns of World War II through the theatre of the Pacific War. From the devastating attack on Pearl Harbour to the decisive triumph of the Allies at Guadalcanal, the entry of Japan and America to the fighting changed the course of World War II completely.JAPAN'S DEADLY OFFENSIVE, AMERICA'S DECISIVE VICTORYWritten by historian, author and broadcaster James Holland, THE PACIFIC WAR 1941-1943 is an essential, accessible introduction to the battles that defined Pacific conflict in World War II.

  • Published: 26 December 2019
  • ISBN: 9780718186524
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 56
  • RRP: $19.99
Categories:

About the author

James Holland

James Holland is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning historian, writer, and broadcaster. The author of a number of best-selling histories including Battle of Britain, Dam Busters, Burma ’44 and, most recently, Big Week, hehas also written nine works of historical fiction, including the Jack Tanner novels.

He is currently writing an acclaimed three-volume new history of the Second World War, The War in the West. He has presented – and written – many television programmes and series for the BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic, History and Discovery Channels.

He is also co-founder of the Chalke Valley History Festival and co-founder of WarGen.org, an online Second World War resource site, and presents the Chalk Valley History Hit podcast. A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he also has a weekly podcast with Al Murray, We Have Ways of Making You Talk: Al Murray and James Holland Talk World War II. He can be found on Twitter as @James1940.

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