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Bougainville, 1943-1945 - a book by Gailey, Harry A.

Bougainville, 1943-1945

The Forgotten Campaign

Bougainville, 1943-1945( )
Author: Gailey, Harry A.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University Press of Kentucky
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $59.85
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" The 1943 invasion of Bougainville, largest and northernmost of the Solomon Islands, and the naval battles during the campaign for the island, contributed heavily to the defeat of the Japanese in the Pacific War. Here Harry Gailey presents the definitive account of the long and bitter fighting that took place on that now all-but-forgotten island. A maze of swamps, rivers, and rugged hills overgrown with jungle, Bougainville afforded the Allies a strategic site for airbases from...
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Gailey, Harry A. (Author)
Harry Gailey ("War in the Pacific," "Liberation of Guam," et al) is an emeritus professor of history at San Jose State University. Professor & Mrs. Gailey live in Los Gatos, California.


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