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The Resource The toughest fighting in the world : the Australian and American campaign for New Guinea in World War II, George H. Johnston

The toughest fighting in the world : the Australian and American campaign for New Guinea in World War II, George H. Johnston

Label
The toughest fighting in the world : the Australian and American campaign for New Guinea in World War II
Title
The toughest fighting in the world
Title remainder
the Australian and American campaign for New Guinea in World War II
Statement of responsibility
George H. Johnston
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Following their attacks on Pearl Harbor, the Dutch East Indies, and the Philippines, the Japanese invaded New Guinea in early 1942 as part of their attempt to create a Pacific empire. Control of New Guinea would enable Japan to establish large army, air force, and naval bases in close proximity to Australia
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1912-1970
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Johnston, George Henry
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
The toughest fighting in the world : the Australian and American campaign for New Guinea in World War II, George H. Johnston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1943
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: I.Tropic Sideshow -- Overture -- Friday The Thirteenth -- The Land Of Wait A While -- The Refugees -- "Jeez! `Slike Fire!" -- Premium On Glamour -- Diversion -- They Were So Few -- Bombfall At Noon -- Ten Came Through -- Problem In Indigo -- War Comes To The Papun -- The Years That The Locust Has Eaten -- Curtain Rising -- Battle For Bases -- II.Negana Tuari -- Negana Tuari -- Hero's Arrival -- The "Tomorrowhawks" -- Men Of Moresby -- Jungle Massacre -- Welcome To A Prostitute -- Backcloth For Battle -- Target For Today -- "Bombs, Boongs And Bully Beef" -- "It Won't Be Long Now!" -- III.Checkmate -- Coral Sea Field Day -- Untouched Eden -- Three Minutes -- Death Is The Penalty Of Error -- Hot Water -- Moresby Convoy -- "It's Only The Cats" -- Try This On Hollywood -- Independence Day---With Fireworks -- IV.Retreat To Victory -- Invasion Day -- War In The Air -- "They're Coming In Hundreds!" -- "The Situation Is Well In Hand" -- Curtain-Raiser --
  • Contents note continued: They Died In Hundreds -- World's Worst Battleground -- The Generals Talk -- End Of A Retreat -- V.The Cleansing -- The Jungle Won -- Coal-Black Killer -- Valley Of Silence -- Wanigela Operation -- "Miniature Coventry" -- They Fought Uphill -- Body Blows -- "But Kokoda Was Empty" -- "Death Valley Massacre" -- Two Men Are Sitting -- Gunfire In Arcady -- The Wounded Come Back -- Twenty-Four Marched Out -- Battle Of The Rice Dump -- Sunday Night -- "The Wildest, Maddest, Bloodiest Fighting" -- Buna Nocturne -- "I Suppose I've Been Lucky!" -- Kill Or Be Killed -- Baptism For Doughboys -- Remember Pearl Harbor -- "Gona Gone" -- Reform For The Orokaivas -- Bottcher's Salient -- Massacre At Mambare -- Morale Goes Two Ways -- "Of Human Things"
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xv, 240
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781594161513
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a63455
  • (Sirsi) a63455
Label
The toughest fighting in the world : the Australian and American campaign for New Guinea in World War II, George H. Johnston
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1943
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: I.Tropic Sideshow -- Overture -- Friday The Thirteenth -- The Land Of Wait A While -- The Refugees -- "Jeez! `Slike Fire!" -- Premium On Glamour -- Diversion -- They Were So Few -- Bombfall At Noon -- Ten Came Through -- Problem In Indigo -- War Comes To The Papun -- The Years That The Locust Has Eaten -- Curtain Rising -- Battle For Bases -- II.Negana Tuari -- Negana Tuari -- Hero's Arrival -- The "Tomorrowhawks" -- Men Of Moresby -- Jungle Massacre -- Welcome To A Prostitute -- Backcloth For Battle -- Target For Today -- "Bombs, Boongs And Bully Beef" -- "It Won't Be Long Now!" -- III.Checkmate -- Coral Sea Field Day -- Untouched Eden -- Three Minutes -- Death Is The Penalty Of Error -- Hot Water -- Moresby Convoy -- "It's Only The Cats" -- Try This On Hollywood -- Independence Day---With Fireworks -- IV.Retreat To Victory -- Invasion Day -- War In The Air -- "They're Coming In Hundreds!" -- "The Situation Is Well In Hand" -- Curtain-Raiser --
  • Contents note continued: They Died In Hundreds -- World's Worst Battleground -- The Generals Talk -- End Of A Retreat -- V.The Cleansing -- The Jungle Won -- Coal-Black Killer -- Valley Of Silence -- Wanigela Operation -- "Miniature Coventry" -- They Fought Uphill -- Body Blows -- "But Kokoda Was Empty" -- "Death Valley Massacre" -- Two Men Are Sitting -- Gunfire In Arcady -- The Wounded Come Back -- Twenty-Four Marched Out -- Battle Of The Rice Dump -- Sunday Night -- "The Wildest, Maddest, Bloodiest Fighting" -- Buna Nocturne -- "I Suppose I've Been Lucky!" -- Kill Or Be Killed -- Baptism For Doughboys -- Remember Pearl Harbor -- "Gona Gone" -- Reform For The Orokaivas -- Bottcher's Salient -- Massacre At Mambare -- Morale Goes Two Ways -- "Of Human Things"
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xv, 240
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781594161513
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a63455
  • (Sirsi) a63455

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