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The Resource Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47, D.M. Giangreco

Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47, D.M. Giangreco

Label
Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47
Title
Hell to pay
Title remainder
Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47
Statement of responsibility
D.M. Giangreco
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giangreco, D. M.
Dewey number
940.5425
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.2
LC item number
.G53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operation Downfall, 1945-1946
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
Label
Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47, D.M. Giangreco
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword: "Three colonels" / by Stanley Weintraub -- "The maximum bloodletting and delay" -- Spinning the casualties -- The First Army and Kwantung redeployments -- The Pacific build-up and Berlin decision -- "Not a recipe for victory " -- The decision -- Japanese defense plans -- "Victory might be salvaged" -- The "manpower box" -- Mistakes and misperceptions -- What is defeat? -- The amphibious operation -- On the ground -- Unexamined factors -- A "target-rich environment" -- Half a million Purple Hearts -- "Punishment from heaven" -- Afterword -- Appendix A: G-2 estimate of enemy situation on Kyushu, U.S. Sixth Army, August 1, 1945 -- Appendix B: G-2 analysis of Japanese plans for the defense of Kyushu, U.S. Sixth Army, December 31, 1945 -- Appendix C: Proclamation defining terms for Japanese surrender issued at Potsdam, July 26, 1945 (Potsdam Declaration)
Control code
15804848
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781591143161
Lccn
2009027766
System control number
(Sirsi) 1641497
Label
Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47, D.M. Giangreco
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword: "Three colonels" / by Stanley Weintraub -- "The maximum bloodletting and delay" -- Spinning the casualties -- The First Army and Kwantung redeployments -- The Pacific build-up and Berlin decision -- "Not a recipe for victory " -- The decision -- Japanese defense plans -- "Victory might be salvaged" -- The "manpower box" -- Mistakes and misperceptions -- What is defeat? -- The amphibious operation -- On the ground -- Unexamined factors -- A "target-rich environment" -- Half a million Purple Hearts -- "Punishment from heaven" -- Afterword -- Appendix A: G-2 estimate of enemy situation on Kyushu, U.S. Sixth Army, August 1, 1945 -- Appendix B: G-2 analysis of Japanese plans for the defense of Kyushu, U.S. Sixth Army, December 31, 1945 -- Appendix C: Proclamation defining terms for Japanese surrender issued at Potsdam, July 26, 1945 (Potsdam Declaration)
Control code
15804848
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781591143161
Lccn
2009027766
System control number
(Sirsi) 1641497

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