US Forces in the Pacific by Ian Westwell
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US Forces in the Pacific
By Ian Westwell

US Forces in the Pacific

1st US Marine Division and PT Boat Squadrons

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US Forces in the Pacific by Ian Westwell

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The "Elite Attack Forces" series looks at the cutting edge of war, units capable of operating completely independently in the forefront of battle. Each book in the series examines two units: their origins and history; their organization, order of battle and how this changed; their battle history, theater by theater; their insignia and markings; and, their top people - biographies of commanders and - personalities. There are assessments of unit effectiveness and full reference sections including: critical bibliography; relevant museums or exhibits; website links; re-enactment groups; and, memorials. They are written by top authors and illustrated with contemporary and modern photographs, maps and artwork

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905573943
ISBN-10: 1905573944
Format: Hardback
(248mm x 185mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Compendium Publishing
Publisher: Compendium Publishing
Publish Date: 15-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Complete Illustrated History of the First and Second World Wars by Ian Westwell Complete Illustrated History of the First and Second World Wars, Hardback (June 2010)

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Illustrated History of World War One by Ian Westwell Illustrated History of World War One, Paperback (June 2010)

An history of the military and political events of World War I, from the state of Europe before the declaration of war by Germany to the triumph of the allies and the armistice. It details the major events including the battle of the Marne, the first day of the Somme, the race to the sea, and the stalemate on the Italian front.

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