American Armor in the Pacific

Mike Guardia

This Casemate Illustrated illustrates US Army and Marine Corps' amor operations during the Pacific Campaign of WWII, from 1942-45.
Date Published :
December 2019
Publisher :
Casemate
Language:
English
Series :
Casemate Illustrated
Illustration :
Over 100 images
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781612008189
Pages : 128
Dimensions : 10 X 7 inches
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Overview
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This latest in the Casemate Illustrated series explores American armor during the Pacific Campaign of WWII, from 1942-45. During this period there were over twenty major tank battles and operations where tanks provided heavy support to infantry units. These operations include the battle of Tarawa and the Bougainville Campaign. Relying heavily on first-person accounts, the strategies and tactics of the opposing forces are discussed.

This book also looks at the Pacific theater, and how American armor was employed with great success in that theater of war. Detailed information on American and Japanese armored forces, including development, equipment, capabilities, organization, and order of battle, is given.

About The Author
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Mike Guardia is an internationally recognized author and military historian. A veteran of the United States Army, he served six years on active duty (2008-2014) as an Armor Officer. He is the author of the widely acclaimed Hal Moore: A Soldier Once…and Always, the first-ever biography chronicling the life of LTG Harold G. Moore, whose battlefield leadership was popularized by the film “We Were Soldiers,” starring Mel Gibson.He has twice been nominated for the Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Book Award and is an active member in the Military Writers Society of America.

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