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The Resource Twilight of the gods : war in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945, Ian W. Toll

Twilight of the gods : war in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945, Ian W. Toll

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Twilight of the gods : war in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945
Title
Twilight of the gods
Title remainder
war in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945
Statement of responsibility
Ian W. Toll
Title variation
War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"The final volume of the magisterial Pacific War Trilogy from acclaimed historian Ian W. Toll, "one of the great storytellers of war" (Evan Thomas). Twilight of the Gods is a riveting account of the harrowing last year of World War II in the Pacific, when the U.S. Navy won the largest naval battle in history; Douglas MacArthur made good his pledge to return to the Philippines; waves of kamikazes attacked the Allied fleets; the Japanese fought to the last man on one island after another; B-29 bombers burned down Japanese cities; and Hiroshima and Nagasaki were vaporized in atomic blasts. Ian W. Toll's narratives of combat in the air, at sea, and on the beaches are as gripping as ever, but he also takes the reader into the halls of power in Washington and Tokyo, where the great questions of strategy and diplomacy were decided. Lionel Barber of the Financial Times chose the second volume of the series (The Conquering Tide) as the preemiment book of 2016, calling it "military history at its best." Readers who have been waiting for the conclusion of Toll's masterpiece will be thrilled by this final volume."--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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10900616
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Toll, Ian W
Dewey number
940.54/26
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D767
LC item number
.T653 2020
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
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war in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945
Label
Twilight of the gods : war in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945, Ian W. Toll
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 855-879) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1191842011
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 926 pages
Isbn
9780393080650
Lccn
2020009619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1191842011
Label
Twilight of the gods : war in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945, Ian W. Toll
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 855-879) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1191842011
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 926 pages
Isbn
9780393080650
Lccn
2020009619
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1191842011

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