Target: Rabaul: The Allied Siege of Japan's Most Infamous Stronghold, March 1943 - August 1945

Target: Rabaul: The Allied Siege of Japan's Most Infamous Stronghold, March 1943 - August 1945

by Bruce Gamble

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760344071
Publisher: Zenith Press
Publication date: 11/15/2013
Edition description: First Edition, First
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 158,495
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Bruce Gamble is a retired naval flight officer and a former historian with the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. He is the author of several critically acclaimed books about the Pacific War: Swashbucklers and Black Sheep (2012), an illustrated combat history of Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in the Pacific; Black Sheep One, the definitive biography of Greg "Pappy" Boyington; Invasion Rabaul, the first book of the Rabaul trilogy; and Fortress Rabaul, the second book of the Rabaul trilogy. Bruce lives near Panama City, Florida. For more, visit www.brucegamble.com

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface 

Prologue 
1 A Pirate Goes to Washington 
2 Steppingstones: The Elkton Plan 
3 New Guinea Graveyard 
4 The Heart of Darkness 
5 Lethal Moonlight 
6 Zeamer and Sarnoski 
7 The Big Feud 
8 Wewak 
9 The Hornet’s Nest 
10 Primary Colors 
11 The Buccaneers Attack 
12 Stormy Weather 
13 Bloody Tuesday 
14 Redemption for the Pond Lily 
15 Carrier Raid Redux 
16 Ferdinand the Bull 
17 The Twisted Code 
18 Transition 
19 The Ace Race 
20 Feeding Frenzy 
21 Fortress Rubble 
22 Island of Despair 
23 Glory 
Epilogue 

Appendix A: The Prisoners of Rabaul 
Sources 
Index

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