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The Resource War at the end of the world : Douglas MacArthur and the forgotten fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945, James P. Duffy

War at the end of the world : Douglas MacArthur and the forgotten fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945, James P. Duffy

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War at the end of the world : Douglas MacArthur and the forgotten fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945
Title
War at the end of the world
Title remainder
Douglas MacArthur and the forgotten fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945
Statement of responsibility
James P. Duffy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of General Douglas MacArthur's four-year effort to defend New Guinea from Japanese would-be occupiers details how the campaign involved some of history's most brutal warfare and was complicated by tropical disease, violent weather and unforgiving terrain
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10469947
Cataloging source
DLC
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1941-
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Duffy, James P.
Dewey number
940.54/265
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • MacArthur, Douglas
  • MacArthur, Douglas
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Military campaigns
  • New Guinea
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Douglas MacArthur and the forgotten fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945
Label
War at the end of the world : Douglas MacArthur and the forgotten fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945, James P. Duffy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-399) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I. 1942 -- "This is war, not a Sunday school picnic" -- "Every man for himself" -- First landings in New Guinea -- A General in search of an Army -- To Port Moresby by sea -- Second landings in New Guinea -- Death along the Kokoda Track -- First defeat at Milne Bay -- "Take Buna, or not come back alive" -- Part II. 1943 -- Sailing the Bismarck Sea -- Assault on Salamaua -- Pincers around Lae -- War on the Huon Peninsula -- Invasion across the straits -- Part III. 1944 -- The General and the admiralties -- Reckless and persecution -- Next stop: Wakde -- Bloody Biak -- The General, the President, and the Admiral -- Breakout from Wewak -- Island-hopping to victory
Control code
ocn907658061
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 436 pages
Isbn
9780451418302
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015019828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)907658061
Label
War at the end of the world : Douglas MacArthur and the forgotten fight for New Guinea, 1942-1945, James P. Duffy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-399) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I. 1942 -- "This is war, not a Sunday school picnic" -- "Every man for himself" -- First landings in New Guinea -- A General in search of an Army -- To Port Moresby by sea -- Second landings in New Guinea -- Death along the Kokoda Track -- First defeat at Milne Bay -- "Take Buna, or not come back alive" -- Part II. 1943 -- Sailing the Bismarck Sea -- Assault on Salamaua -- Pincers around Lae -- War on the Huon Peninsula -- Invasion across the straits -- Part III. 1944 -- The General and the admiralties -- Reckless and persecution -- Next stop: Wakde -- Bloody Biak -- The General, the President, and the Admiral -- Breakout from Wewak -- Island-hopping to victory
Control code
ocn907658061
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 436 pages
Isbn
9780451418302
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015019828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)907658061

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