Defense of Japan 1945 (BOK)

Steven J. Zaloga

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In 1945, with her fleet destroyed and her armies beaten, the only thing that stood between Japan and an Allied invasion was the numerous coastal defence positions that surrounded the islands. This is the first book to take a detailed look at the Japanese home island fortifications that were constructed during 1941-45. Utilizing diagrams, specially commissioned artwork, and sources previously unavailable in English, Steven Zaloga examines these defences in the context of a possible Allied invasion, constructing various arguments for one of the greatest 'what if' scenarios of World War II, and helping to explain why the Americans decided to go ahead with a nuclear option.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
Forfatter Steven J. Zaloga Forlag
Osprey Publishing Ltd
ISBN 9781846036873 Antall sider 64
Dimensjoner 18,4cm x 24,8cm x 0,5cm Vekt 257 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Illustratør Steve Noon
Emner og form Second World War, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, Asian history