War In The Pacific: The Southwest Pacific Area (Volume 4)

War In The Pacific: The Southwest Pacific Area (Volume 4)

  • Publish Date: 2007-04-12
  • Binding: Paperback
Hawaii Pacific University
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by Jerome T. Hagen Continuing the popular War in the Pacific series, Jerome Hagen's Volume 4 contains ten chapters about the Southwest Pacific Area, including the fall of the Dutch East Indies, the loss of the Asiatic Fleet, and the Australian advance through New Guinea. This volume also features two chapters about the Chaplains in World War II; a chapter about the Navy's paddle wheel aircraft carriers on Lake Michigan during World War II, the Battle of Brisbane, the Battle of Manchuria, and the Port Chicago Mutiny. Other fascinating chapters include Disaster at West Loch, The Top Secret Red Hill underground fuel storage facility in Hawaii, World War II compensation and reparation, a chapter on treason, Naval base construction thoroughout the Pacific, The Raid on Makin, and the loss of HMTS Rohna. Soft cover. 310 pages. Includes black and white archive photographs.

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