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  • Published: 30 November 2021
  • ISBN: 9780718187293
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 56
  • RRP: $22.99
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Victory Against Japan: A Ladybird Expert Book

(WW2 #12)



An accessible, authoritative introduction to the war against Japan for adult readers.

- Why did Japan decide to attack at Pearl Harbour?
- What was the Japanese vision of a Greater Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere?
- How did the American strategy turn the tide against Japanese offensives?

Uncover the complexities of the brutal war against Japan. From the surprise attack on Pearl Harbour, Oahu, to the Phillipines Campaign, the Allies were finally able to turn the tide against the onslaught of Japanese forces. Ending in Japanese surrender after the devastating atomic bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the war in Japan was eventually won, but at the cost of civilian lives.

THE WAR THAT LED TO TWO ATOMIC BOMBINGS

Written by historian, author and broadcaster James Holland, Victory Against Japan is an essential introduction to the tactics that finally brought an end to the Second World War.

  • Published: 30 November 2021
  • ISBN: 9780718187293
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 56
  • RRP: $22.99
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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