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Jane's: The Imperial Japanese Navy By Fred T. Jane
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Fred T. Jane is a naval ledgend and this book represents his research into the Imperial Japanese Navy of his time. This book traces the Japanese Navy from the earliest period up to the time of the... More > outbreak of the war with Russia in February 1904. It then deals with the dockyards, armament, equipment and personnel.< Less
The Last Banzai: The Imperial Japanese Navy At Leyte Gulf By Arne Markland
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In late 1944, Washington decided to liberate the Philippines. The landing of American troops at Leyte Gulf sent the Japanese into planning four naval battles,the greatest of all naval battles: over... More > 300 ships, 1,500 aircraft, and 200,000 men. The struggle involved every facet of naval warfare: surface ships, submarines, aircraft, and amphibious forces, and introduced a new tactic which would eventually kill more American sailors and sink more American ships than any other weapon used during World War 2: the kamikaze airplane. The battle for Okinawa lay just ahead.< Less
PACIFIC! Japanese & USMC Forces 1939-1945 By Dean Wilson
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Flames of War compliant suplement detailing the Japanese and USMC Forces for the Pacific Theatre of WW2, 1937 to 1945. Includes special rules on bunkers, detailed order of battle for IJN forces from... More > the invasion of China in '37 to defence of the Home Islands in '45. Including engineering rules, obstacles and comprehensive rules on bunkers, obstacles, kamikaze atacks, banzai charges and desperate defenders rules. Detailed TO&E for the USMC from D-Series, E-Series and finally F-Series organisation -rules foramphibious assaulots, engineers, ship-to-shore bombardments and a whole host more! Fully illustrated with pictures, photographs and a comprehensive rules and order of battle section make this an invaluable addition to your FoW collection.< Less
PACIFIC! Japanese & USMC Forces 1939-1945 By Dean Wilson
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Flames of War compliant suplement detailing the Japanese and USMC Forces for the Pacific Theatre of WW2, 1937 to 1945. Includes special rules on bunkers, detailed order of battle for IJN forces from... More > the invasion of China in '37 to defence of the Home Islands in '45. Including engineering rules, obstacles and comprehensive rules on bunkers, obstacles, kamikaze atacks, banzai charges and desperate defenders rules. Detailed TO&E for the USMC from D-Series, E-Series and finally F-Series organisation -rules foramphibious assaulots, engineers, ship-to-shore bombardments and a whole host more! Fully illustrated with pictures, photographs and a comprehensive rules and order of battle section make this an invaluable addition to your FoW collection.< Less
The Battle Off Samar - Taffy III at Leyte Gulf By Robert Jon Cox
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5th Edition softcover (PerfectBind). The true story of Rear Admiral Clifton A.F. 'Ziggy' Sprague's U.S. Seventh Fleet Task Unit 77.4.3, Taffy III, in action against Vice Admiral Takeo Kurita's... More > Imperial Japanese Navy Centre Force on 25 October 1944. Task Unit 77.4.3 consisted of six escort carriers (CVEs) FANSHAW BAY, ST LO, WHITE PLAINS, KALININ BAY, KITKUN BAY, & GAMBIER BAY, three destroyers (DDs) HOEL, HEERMANN, & JOHNSTON, and four smaller destroyer escorts (DEs) JOHN C. BUTLER, DENNIS, RAYMOND, & SAMUEL B. ROBERTS. They fought the vastly superior Imperial Japanese Navy Centre Force at Leyte Gulf on October 25, 1944, sustaining losses of five warships sunk and nearly all remaining warships heavily damaged; with the high cost of nearly 900 American lives. This edition includes maps & illustrations of the battle, biographies of the CVE admirals and a select few of the Commanding Officers. Includes an extensive index.< Less
The Battle Off Samar - Taffy III at Leyte Gulf By Robert Jon Cox
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5th Edition hardcover (Casewrap). The true story of Rear Admiral Clifton A.F. 'Ziggy' Sprague's U.S. Seventh Fleet Task Unit 77.4.3, Taffy III, in action against Vice Admiral Takeo Kurita's Imperial... More > Japanese Navy Centre Force on 25 October 1944. Task Unit 77.4.3 consisted of six escort carriers (CVEs) FANSHAW BAY, ST LO, WHITE PLAINS, KALININ BAY, KITKUN BAY, & GAMBIER BAY, three destroyers (DDs) HOEL, HEERMANN, & JOHNSTON, and four smaller destroyer escorts (DEs) JOHN C. BUTLER, DENNIS, RAYMOND, & SAMUEL B. ROBERTS. They fought the vastly superior Imperial Japanese Navy Centre Force at Leyte Gulf on October 25, 1944, sustaining losses of five warships sunk and nearly all remaining warships heavily damaged; with the high cost of nearly 900 American lives. This edition includes maps & illustrations of the battle, biographies of the CVE admirals and a select few of the Commanding Officers. Includes an extensive index.< Less
Decisions at Midway By David Roome
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The Battle of Midway was the turning point of the war in the Pacific Theater. Admiral Chester Nimitz was instrumental in making the decisions that allowed the United States Navy to deal a death blow... More > to the Imperial Japanese Navy.< Less
Far Aft and Faintly By Mark Klimaszewski
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December 08, 1941, war comes to the Dutch East Indies. Rear Admiraal Maarten Sweers of the Royal Netherlands Navy leads their Asiatic Fleet of battlecruiser-carriers against the might of Imperial... More > Japan. The action leaps from the pages of this vivid narrative describing the epic air/sea Battle of the South China Sea. Included are more than fifty b/w photos, battle maps and ship drawings.< Less
Far Aft and Faintly By Mark Klimaszewski
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With the rise of Nazi Germany in the mid-1930s and increasing demands from Imperial Japan, the Government of the Netherlands has deep concerns for its security. Commodore Maarten Danielszoon... More > Sweers, who commands the Ship Design Bureau at the main fleet base in Den Helder, Noord-Holland, is given three years to strengthen the Lilliputian forces of the Royal Netherlands Navy. Given the time constraint, he constructs a screening force of light cruisers and destroyers around the old decommissioned British Battlecruisers HMS Lion and Princess Royal, which have been rebuilt as hybrid Battlecruiser-carriers. The stakes for Sweers and his fellow sailors are high as they seek to secure the Dutch fleet and protect their people from looming threats in this fictionalized account of a country whose participation in World War II has been largely overlooked.< Less
Wake Relieved By Theodore C. Leverett
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December, 1941. The Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, Guam, Malaya, the Philippines. Everywhere, the Allies are on the run. Except on a tiny coral atoll in the middle of the vast Pacific, where... More > a valiant group of Americans - Marines, sailors, soldiers, and civilians - have repulsed the first Japanese attempt to capture their isolated little outpost. But the Japanese will be back. Only the U.S. Pacific Fleet can save them - if it can get there in time. Yamamoto. Kimmel. Yamaguchi. Halsey. The race for Wake Island is on. Wake Relieved is the story of a what-if: What if the United States Pacific Fleet had tried to save Wake Island from the Japanese in December 1941? In this alternate history, Admiral Halsey's carriers head for Wake - and an early showdown with the Imperial Japanese Navy.< Less