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The Resource Shattered sword : the untold story of the Battle of Midway, Jonathan B. Parshall and Anthony P. Tully

Shattered sword : the untold story of the Battle of Midway, Jonathan B. Parshall and Anthony P. Tully

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Shattered sword : the untold story of the Battle of Midway
Title
Shattered sword
Title remainder
the untold story of the Battle of Midway
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan B. Parshall and Anthony P. Tully
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The Battle of Midway turned the tide of the Pacific War. It is without question one of the most famous battles in history. Now, for the first time since Gordon W. Prange's Miracle at Midway, comes a myth-smashing new interpretation of this great naval engagement."
  • "Making extensive use of untapped Japanese primary sources, including Imperial Navy operational records never before used by Western authors, Jonathan Parshall and Anthony Tully reconstruct the actual sequence of the critical events of June 4, 1942, looking afresh at the decisions of the U.S and Japanese commanders, and placing them within the seldom-understood context of the Imperial Navy's doctrine and technology. Readable and filled with insights and reassessments, Shattered Sword is the first substantive contribution to our understanding of the Battle of Midway in more than a generation. With a foreword by a leading World War II naval historian John Lundstrom, it will become an indispensable part of any military history buff's library."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parshall, Jonathan B.
Dewey number
940.54/26699
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D774.M4
LC item number
P37 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tully, Anthony P.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Midway, Battle of, 1942
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Military operations, Aerial
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Midway Islands
Label
Shattered sword : the untold story of the Battle of Midway, Jonathan B. Parshall and Anthony P. Tully
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 581-589) 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
Contents
Departure -- Genesis of a battle -- Plans -- Ill omens -- Transit -- Fog and final preparations -- Morning attack: 0430-0600 -- A lull before the storm: 0600-0700 -- The enemy revealed: 0700-0800 -- Trading blows: 0800-0917 -- Fatal complications: 0917-1020 -- A fallacious five minutes: 1020-1025 -- The iron fist: 1020-1030 -- Fire and death: 1030-1100 -- Up the steel steps: 1100-1200 -- Japanese counterstrikes: 1200-1400 -- Last gasp: 1400-1800 -- Scuttlings: 1800-Dawn, 5 June -- Retreat -- And death to the cripples ... -- A bitter homecoming -- Why did Japan lose? -- Assessing the Battle's importance -- The myths and mythmakers of Midway -- Glossary of terms -- Appendix 1. List of personnel -- Appendix 2. Japanese Order of Battle -- Appendix 3. The carriers of Kidō Butai -- Appendix 4. The aircraft of Kidō Butai -- Appendix 5. Japanese amphibious operations against Midway: an analysis -- Appendix 6. Discovery of carrier Kaga -- Appendix 7. Japanese aircraft tail codes at the Battle of Midway -- Appendix 8. Japanese radar at Midway -- Appendix 9. Chronology of Japanese fighter operations -- Appendix 10. Japanese strike rosters, operations MI and AL -- Appendix 11. Aleutians force distributions
Control code
ocm60373935
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvi, 613 pages
Isbn
9781574889246
Lccn
2005011629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Shattered sword : the untold story of the Battle of Midway, Jonathan B. Parshall and Anthony P. Tully
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 581-589) 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
Contents
Departure -- Genesis of a battle -- Plans -- Ill omens -- Transit -- Fog and final preparations -- Morning attack: 0430-0600 -- A lull before the storm: 0600-0700 -- The enemy revealed: 0700-0800 -- Trading blows: 0800-0917 -- Fatal complications: 0917-1020 -- A fallacious five minutes: 1020-1025 -- The iron fist: 1020-1030 -- Fire and death: 1030-1100 -- Up the steel steps: 1100-1200 -- Japanese counterstrikes: 1200-1400 -- Last gasp: 1400-1800 -- Scuttlings: 1800-Dawn, 5 June -- Retreat -- And death to the cripples ... -- A bitter homecoming -- Why did Japan lose? -- Assessing the Battle's importance -- The myths and mythmakers of Midway -- Glossary of terms -- Appendix 1. List of personnel -- Appendix 2. Japanese Order of Battle -- Appendix 3. The carriers of Kidō Butai -- Appendix 4. The aircraft of Kidō Butai -- Appendix 5. Japanese amphibious operations against Midway: an analysis -- Appendix 6. Discovery of carrier Kaga -- Appendix 7. Japanese aircraft tail codes at the Battle of Midway -- Appendix 8. Japanese radar at Midway -- Appendix 9. Chronology of Japanese fighter operations -- Appendix 10. Japanese strike rosters, operations MI and AL -- Appendix 11. Aleutians force distributions
Control code
ocm60373935
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvi, 613 pages
Isbn
9781574889246
Lccn
2005011629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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