Shattered Sword by Jon Parshall
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Shattered Sword
By Jon Parshall

Shattered Sword

The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway

By (author) See other recent books by Jon Parshall See other recent books by Anthony Tully
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $53.76
Your Price: $48.38 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.38! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.42 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days



Shattered Sword by Jon Parshall

Book Description

Many consider the Battle of Midway to have turned the tide of the Pacific War. It is without question one of the most famous battles in history. Now, for the first time since Gordon W. Prange's bestselling Miracle at Midway, Jonathan Parshall and Anthony Tully offer a new interpretation of this great naval engagement. Unlike previous accounts, Shattered Sword makes extensive use of Japanese primary sources. It also corrects the many errors of Mitsuo Fuchida's Midway: The Battle That Doomed Japan, an uncritical reliance upon which has tainted every previous Western account. It thus forces a major, potentially controversial reevaluation of the great battle. The authors examine the battle in detail and effortlessly place it within the context of the Imperial Navy's doctrine and technology. With a foreword by leading WWII naval historian John Lundstrom, Shattered Sword will become an indispensable part of any military buff's library. Winner of the 2005 John Lyman Book Award for the "Best Book in U.S. Naval History" and cited by Proceedings as one of its "Notable Naval Books" for 2005.

Buy Shattered Sword book by Jon Parshall from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781574889246
ISBN-10: 1574889249
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 34mm)
Pages: 640
Imprint: Potomac Books Inc
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Publish Date: 14-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


Books By Author Jon Parshall

Shattered Sword by Jon Parshall Shattered Sword, Hardback (December 2005)

Many consider the Battle of Midway to have turned the tide of the Pacific War. It is without question one of the most famous battles in history. Now, for the first time since Gordon W. Prange's bestselling Miracle at Midway, Jonathan Parshall and Anthony Tully offer a new interpretation of this great naval engagement.

» View all books by Jon Parshall

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Shattered Sword book by Jon Parshall and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Jon Parshall

Jonathan Parshall and Anthony Tully are widely published on military history in journals and magazines and on Parshall's award-winning website on the Imperial Navy, www.combinedfleet.com. Parshall lives in Minneapolis and Tully in Dallas.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Jon Parshall close
Shattered Sword by Jon Parshall
»
Recent books by Anthony Tully close
Shattered Sword by Anthony Tully
Shattered Sword by Anthony Tully
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close