The Resource Fighting for MacArthur : the Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Phillipines

Fighting for MacArthur : the Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Phillipines

Label
Fighting for MacArthur : the Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Phillipines
Title
Fighting for MacArthur
Title remainder
the Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Phillipines
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the only single-volume work to offer a full account of Navy and Marine Corps actions in the Philippines during World War II, this book provides a unique source of information on the early part of the war. Based on a rich collection of American and newly discovered Japanese sources, it is filled with never-before-published details about the fighting, including a revealing discussion of the buildup of tensions between Gen. Douglas MacArthur and the Navy that continued for the remainder of the war. Gordon describes in considerable detail the unusual missions of the Navy and Marine Corps in the
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
940.542599
Index
no index present
LC call number
D767.4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Fighting for MacArthur : the Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Phillipines
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 -- The Navy and Marine Corps in the Philippines; CHAPTER 2 -- The Final Days of Peace; CHAPTER 3 -- War Begins; CHAPTER 4 -- The Bombing of the Cavite Navy Yard; CHAPTER 5 -- Waiting for the Main Attack; CHAPTER 6 -- The Retreat to Bataan and Corregidor; CHAPTER 7 -- Settling in for the Siege; CHAPTER 8 -- Longoskawayan Point; CHAPTER 9 -- Defeating the First Japanese Offensive; CHAPTER 10 -- The Lull; CHAPTER 11 -- The Fall of Bataan; CHAPTER 12 -- State of the Beach Defenses; CHAPTER 13 -- The Artillery Duel; CHAPTER 14 -- The Final Bombardment
  • CHAPTER 15 -- The Battle for CorregidorCHAPTER 16 -- Surrender; CHAPTER 17 -- Reflections; APPENDIX A -- Asiatic Fleet, 7 December 1941; APPENDIX B -- U.S. Navy Personnel, 1 December 1941; APPENDIX C -- Japanese Artillery Units Available for Bombardment of Corregidor; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author; Copyright Page
Control code
ocn761645607
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (529 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510620
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25897263
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761645607
  • pebcs1612510620

Library Locations

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