The conquering tide War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944

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Number of Pages656
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ISBN 100393080641
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Ian Toll's Conquering Tide is the middle piece of his Pacific War history, and it is a superb fit with the first volume, Pacific Crucible. Now available in paperback, Conquering Tide tells the story of the fight after the Battle of Midway in the air, on and under the water, and on specks of land.

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THE CONQUERING TIDE is the second of three books in a trilogy that purports to tell the whole story of World War II in the Pacific, from the first air raid report on Pearl Harbor to the last echo of MacArthur’s pen scratching paper on the deck of the USS Missouri.

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This book and its predecessors set a high bar for historians of the Pacific War." Jonathan W. Jordan - Wall Street Journal "[A] magnificent saga of the last year of the Pacific War every bit as captivating as his first two [volumes]—Pacific Crucible and The Conquering Tide." Evan Thomas - Air Mail.

The Conquering Tide War in the Pacific Islands, (Book): Toll, Ian W: "This history encompasses the heart of the Pacific War--the period between mid and midwhen parallel Allied counteroffensives north and south of the equator washed over Japan's far-flung island empire like a 'conquering tide,' concluding with Japan's irreversible strategic defeat in the Marianas.

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