Rising Sun Victorious: An Alternate History of the Pacific War [NOOK Book]

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In war, victory can be held hostage to seemingly insignificant incidents–chance events, opportunities seized or cast aside–that can derail the most brilliant military strategies and change the course of history. What if the Japanese had conquered India and driven out the British? What if the strategic link between the United States and Australia had been severed? What if Vice Admiral Nagumo had launched a third attack on Pearl Harbor? What if ...
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Rising Sun Victorious: An Alternate History of the Pacific War

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Overview

In war, victory can be held hostage to seemingly insignificant incidents–chance events, opportunities seized or cast aside–that can derail the most brilliant military strategies and change the course of history. What if the Japanese had conquered India and driven out the British? What if the strategic link between the United States and Australia had been severed? What if Vice Admiral Nagumo had launched a third attack on Pearl Harbor? What if the U.S. Navy’s gamble at Midway had backfired?

Ten leading military historians ask these and other questions in this fascinating book. The war with Japan was rife with difficult choices and battles that could have gone either way. These fact-based alternate scenarios offer intriguing insights into what might have happened in the Pacific during World War II, and what the consequences would have been for America.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014321341
  • Publisher: Tantor eBooks
  • Publication date: 3/13/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 272,086
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Peter G. Tsouras is a military historian and author. Peter Tsouras, a Greek-American, served in the United States Army and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He served in armor, military intelligence, and civil affairs assignments. He currently works as a senior analyst with the Battelle Corporation and resides in Alexandria, Virginia.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2012

    Not what I expected

    I expected a fully developed novel, not a series of what-if short stories that only explore the immediate effects of different battles being lost instead of won. That should have been the start and background for a much more detailed alternate history. Very disappointing.

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