Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944--45 by Sir Max Hastings

Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944--45 by Sir Max Hastings

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A companion volume to his bestselling 'Armageddon', Max Hastings' account of the battle for Japan is a masterful military history.
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A companion volume to his bestselling 'Armageddon', Max Hastings' account of the battle for Japan is a masterful military history. Featuring the most remarkable cast of commanders the world has ever seen, the dramatic battle for Japan of 1944-45 was acted out across the vast stage of Asia: Imphal and Kohima, Leyte Gulf and Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Soviet assault on Manchuria. In this gripping narrative, Max Hastings weaves together the complex strands of an epic war, exploring the military tactics behind some of the most triumphant and most horrific scenes of the twentieth century. The result is a masterpiece that balances the story of command decisions, rivalries and follies with the experiences of soldiers, sailors and airmen of all sides as only Max Hastings can.

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SKU GOR001363696
Title Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944--45
Author By (author) Sir Max Hastings
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 704
ISBN 10 0007219814
ISBN 13 9780007219810
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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A companion volume to his bestselling 'Armageddon', Max Hastings' account of the battle for Japan is a masterful military history. Featuring the most remarkable cast of commanders the world has ever seen, the dramatic battle for Japan of 1944-45 was acted out across the vast stage of Asia: Imphal and Kohima, Leyte Gulf and Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Soviet assault on Manchuria. In this gripping narrative, Max Hastings weaves together the complex strands of an epic war, exploring the military tactics behind some of the most triumphant and most horrific scenes of the twentieth century. The result is a masterpiece that balances the story of command decisions, rivalries and follies with the experiences of soldiers, sailors and airmen of all sides as only Max Hastings can.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001363696
Title Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944--45
Author By (author) Sir Max Hastings
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 704
ISBN 10 0007219814
ISBN 13 9780007219810
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No