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Science and the Pacific War

R. Macleod

Science and the Pacific War

Science and Survival in the Pacific, 1939-1945 (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science)

by R. Macleod

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of science,
  • General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • History - Military / War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9854252M
    ISBN 101402002459
    ISBN 109781402002458

      Science Opinion The Guardian view Hanks is the son of a naval mechanic who served in the Pacific, but when he first picked up the book, The conclusion of the Pacific war with the Author: Peter Beaumont. John Dower wrote a book in titled War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War that does an excellent job detailing the racism that stemmed from both the U.S. and Japan. Though the book is now dated, it is still frequently cited by historians looking at race during WWII. I .

      Pacific Crucible is a great book. It focuses on the much-ignored first six months of the war, an area badly neglected by historians. Usually the histories start with the Doolittle Raid and then go straight to Midway, because they are in a hurry to get to the "good part", Guadalcanal. The passage is quoted in British historian and journalist Max Hastings’s latest book, Retribution, which covers the final year of the war in the Pacific. As a military historian, Hastings is known for his adeptness at switching from the “big picture” desk plans of the generals to the .

      The truth in Moby-Dick, what makes science trustworthy, and the board game that won a war: Books in brief Barbara Kiser reviews five of the week’s best science picks. Barbara KiserAuthor: Barbara Kiser. Reviews of Books, Magazines & Videos Pacific Wrecks reviews books, magazines and videos related to World War II in the Pacific and the Korean War. Read our reviews of the best history, memoirs, units, wrecks and specialty publications and interviews with authors.


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Science and the Pacific War by R. Macleod Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inthe fiftieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War occasioned many reflections on the place of science and technology in the conflict. That the war ended with Allied victory in the Pacific theatre, inevitably focussed attention upon the Pacific region, and particularly upon the Manhattan project and its : Hardcover.

Inthe fiftieth anniversary of the end of the Second World War occasioned many reflections on the place of science and technology in the conflict.

That the war ended with Allied victory in the Pacific theatre, inevitably focussed attention upon the Pacific region, and particularly upon the Manhattan project and its : Springer Netherlands.

9 best books about the Pacific War World War II is sometimes thought of as primarily a fight against Nazi Germany, with the war in the Pacific as an : Terry Hartle. The Pacific War Series. Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, is the author of several bestselling books, including Valley Forge, To Try Men's Souls, Pearl Harbor and Gettysburg (all with William R.

Forstchen). He is a member of the Defense Policy Board and co-chair of the UN Task Force, is the longest-serving teacher of the Joint War Fighting course for Major Generals, and served in.

Best Books on the Pacific War ( books). The Pacific War is the complete story of possibly the most cataclysmic chapter in the annals of human conflict—from its explosive opening salvo at Pearl Harbor to its ominous conclusion in the mushroom clouds of Hiroshima and by: Crisis in the Pacific - The Battles for the Philippine Islands by the Men Who Fought Them, Gerald Astor.

An excellent account of the Second World War in the Philippines, from the pre-war American colony to the disasters ofthe long struggle of the resistance to MacArthur's eventual return and the costly battles that followed.

Pacific War, major theatre of World War II that covered a large portion of the Pacific Ocean, East Asia, and Southeast Asia, with significant engagements occurring as far south as northern Australia and as far north as the Aleutian Islands.

From action-packed eyewitness accounts such as Guadalcanal Diary to devastating Holocaust memoirs like The Diary of Anne Frank and Night to the thrilling espionage tale of Operation Mincemeat, World War II is the subject of some of the most fascinating and influential nonfiction books ever written.

Each year, seemingly dozens of new titles emerge to offer fresh perspectives and uncover. Get this from a library. Science and the Pacific War: science and survival in the Pacific, [Roy M MacLeod;] -- "From the beginning of the war in the Pacific, Allied and Japanese forces were obliged to adapt familiar scientific practices to unfamiliar environments, to.

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From the Antebellum South to Fort Sumter, the assassination. John Costello’s The Pacific War (Harper Perennial, ) examines the entire history of the war against Japan, from the pre-war years to the surrender in Tokyo Bay. The book is comprehensive, coherent, and compulsively readable. It remains Author: Terry Hartle.

John Costello's The Pacific War has now established itself as the standard one-volume account of World War II in the Pacific. Never before have the separate stories of fighting in China, Malaya, Burma, the East Indies, the Phillipines, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and the Aleutians been so brilliantly woven together to provide a clear account of one of the most massive movements of men and /5(2).

The Pacific is a American war drama miniseries produced by HBO, Playtone, and DreamWorks that premiered in the United States on Ma The series is a companion piece to the miniseries Band of Brothers and focuses on the United States Marine Corps's actions in the Pacific Theater of Operations within the wider Pacific s Band of Brothers followed the men of No.

of episodes: 10 (list of episodes). From a coauthor of The Battle of the Atlantic (and others): a comprehensive and generally accurate account of the Pacific War, its causes and course—with emphasis on the Pearl Harbor attack and the turnaround year immediately following.

Costello first traces Western activity in the Far East from the first contacts to He then scrutinizes the political and military events of in.

This is a question that has been begged by the decades of Europe-first histories of great quality, but extreme focus on the the battles in the West (including the German’s Eastern front).

While this attention is both well-earned and well-developed. The first phase of the war in the Pacific was disastrous for the Allies.

Japan swiftly conquered the Philippines (where strong resistance ended at Corregidor), Malaya, Burma (Myanmar), Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), and many Pacific islands; destroyed an Allied fleet in the Java Sea; and reached, by mid, its furthest points of.

The Pacific War by Costello is a similar read akin to Spector's book. My favorite one volume history is: The War in the Far East A Military History by Basil Collier.

If you want a more detailed set of reads I would look at Willmott's Empires in the Balance, The Barrier and the Javelin, The War with Japan, and his Battle of Leyte Gulf.

Atlantic Editor James Bennet interviews Dr. Deepak Chopra and physicist Leonard Mlodinow on their upcoming book about spirituality and science as part of The Atlantic Meets The Pacific, hosted by. The material provided is a new testimony by General Hideki Tojo, who is enshrined at Yasukuni Shrine and who was Japan's most significant figure in the Pacific War.

Furthermore, we have also recorded a testimony by Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers Douglas MacArthur in order to. Learning War examines the U.S. Navy’s doctrinal development from – and explains why the Navy in that era was so successful as an organization at fostering innovation.

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However, like any historical film on war, "The Pacific" leaves a lot out and, in the end, is a watered down substitute that pales in comparison to a good history book. Hugh Ambrose, son of the great WWII historian Stephen Ambrose, has published a book to go along with the miniseries entitled "The Pacific".