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USN Fleet Destroyer vs IJN Fleet Submarine
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Mark Stille
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-29 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Leading up to the Pacific War, Japanese naval strategists believed that a decisive fleet engagement would be fought against the United States Navy. Outnumbered by the USN, the Imperial Japanese Navy planned to use its large, ocean-going submarines to chip away at its opponent before the grand battle. In order
USN Submarine vs IJN Antisubmarine Escort
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Mark Stille
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This fully illustrated study examines and compares the roles of the US Navy submarines and the Imperial Japanese Navy's anti-submarine warfare capabilities during World War II. In 1941 and 1942, US Navy submarine operations in the Pacific were largely ineffective, hampered by faulty torpedo design, conservative tactics, and insufficiently aggressive
USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Mark Stille
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book covers the fierce night naval battles fought between the US Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during late 1943 as the Allies advanced slowly up the Solomons Islands toward the major Japanese naval base at Rabaul. During this period, several vicious actions were fought featuring the most modern
USMC M4A2 Sherman vs Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Romain Cansière, Ed Gilbert
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-18 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The different national tank doctrines of the United States and Imperial Japan resulted in a terrible mismatch of the predominant tank types in the crucial Central Pacific campaign. A flawed Japanese doctrine emphasized light infantry support tanks, often used in small numbers. Tactically, tanks were often frittered away in armored
Sunk
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Mochitsura Hashimoto, Edward L. Beach
Categories: World War, 1939-1945
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05 - Publisher:

Author Mochitsura Hashimoto was one of the few Japanese submarine captains to survive. Shortly before the end of WW2 he inflicted the greatest single loss on the U.S. Navy in its history, when he torpedoed and sank the USS Indianapolis -- soon after it had delivered parts for the first