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MILH552 - World War II in the Pacific

 

This course is a comprehensive analysis of the fighting during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Aleutians, and the Philippines. Students assess the amphibious campaigns in the central Pacific theatre and evaluate the impact of one of the most massive movements of men and arms in history. Primary focus is on land warfare, its strategies, tactics, leaders and lessons learned.

 

Prerequisites

N/A

Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Eagle Against the Sun: The American War with Japan
ISBN: 9780394741017
Publication Info: New York, NY: Random House, 1985
Author: Spector, Ronald H.
Unit Cost: $21.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
ISBN: 9780891419068
Publication Info: Oxford Univ Press, 1990
Author: Sledge, E.B.
Unit Cost: $18.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945
ISBN: 9780812968583
Publication Info: N/A
Author: Toland, J
Unit Cost: $24.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: West Point Atlas for the Second World War, Asia and the Pacific
ISBN: 9780757001635
Publication Info: N/A
Author: Griess, Thomas
Unit Cost: $25.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Midway : The Battle that Doomed Japan, the Japanese Navy's Story
ISBN: 9781557504289
Publication Info: Bluejacket Books
Author: Fuchida, Mitsuo / Okumiya, Masatake
Unit Cost: $24.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A