Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier : 22 July 1942 - 1 May 1944. First Edition


MORISON, Samuel Eliot. Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier : 22 July 1942 - 1 May 1944. With Illustrations. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, "An Atlantic Monthly Press Book" (November) 1950. First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-xxix,(1),[1]-463,(3), + frontispiece + 15 leaves of photos + folding chart at rear (opp.p.448). Many charts in text. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine.History of United States Naval Operations in World War II Volume 6. Conten ts: Part I. The Papuan Campaign. 1. Strategic Planning in 1943; 2. Holding Papua, May - September 1942; 3. Naval Aspects of the Buna - Gona Campaign, September 1942 - January 1943; 4. Papuan Pause, February 1943; 5. The Battle of the Bismarck Sea, 2-5 March 1943; 6. Southwest Pacific Submarines, 8 February 1943 - 1 May 1944. Part II. The Central Solomons and Huon Gulf Campaigns. 7. Preparing and Offensive, February - May 1943; 8. Yamamoto's Last Offensive, April - May 1943; 9. MacArthur Moves Forward, 22 June - 6 July 1943; 10. The Invasion of New Georgia, 21 June - 5 July 1943; 11. The Battles of Kula Gulf and Kolombangara, 5-16 July 1943; 12. Conclusion of the New Georgia Campaign, 13 July - 20 September 1943; 13. Vella Lavella, 15 August- 7 October 1943; 14. Lae and Salamaua, 16 June - 20 October 1943; 15. Fin schhafen and Beyond, 16 September - 20 October 1943. Part III. The Bougainville Campaign. 16. The Seizure of Empress Augusta Bay, 12 October - 2 November 1943; 17. The Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, 2 November 1943; 18. Carrier Strikes on Rabaul, 5-18 November 1943; 19. Securing the Beachhead, 2-13 November 1943; 20. Busy Thanksgiving, 15-25 November 1943; 21. Perimeter Defense and Development, 26 November - 27 December 1943. Part IV. Rings Around Rabaul. 22. Moving into New Britain, December 1943 - January 1944; 23. Airsols' Assault on Rabaul, 17 December 1943 - 1 May 1944; 24. Northabout, 25December 1943 - 20 March 1944; 25. The Battle of the Perimeter, January - March 1944; 26. Admiralties Annexed, 29 February - 1 May 1944. With index. Light wear to cloth, else very good. 40.00

Title: Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier : 22 July 1942 - 1 May 1944. First Edition

Author Name: MORISON, Samuel Eliot History of United States Naval Operations in WW2 Vol.06

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston, 1950,:

Seller ID: 102077

Keywords: UNITED STATES NAVAL WW2 AMERICAN NAVY USN NAUTICAL MILITARY PACIFIC ISLANDS,