Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 June 2017

728 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190616755

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Implacable Foes

War in the Pacific, 1944-1945

Waldo Heinrichs and Marc Gallicchio

  • Winner of the 2018 Bancroft Prize
  • A fascinating account of the end of World War II by two historians-one of whom is a World War II veteran who was redeployed to the Pacific.
  • Explores the decisions of well-known politicians and military leaders along with ordinary citizens and their roles in the end of the war
  • Examines the inner workings of the Allied nations and the struggles they faced in order to achieve victory