Rise of Japan's Power After Pearl Harbor

“The examination of this period of the war from the Japanese perspective offers some fascinating insights into how their lack of strategic thinking rendered their operational prowess unsuccessful in terminating the war on their terms.”

The 24 months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was indeed, as the title suggests, the time Japan ran wild. The second volume of a planned trilogy by Casemate Publishing, this overview narrative of the campaigns of 1942–1943 offers a concise narrative of the zenith of Japan’s Asian Empire and the tentative first offensives by the Allied powers, led by the United States, to begin to roll back Japanese military expansion.

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