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Soldiers of the sun : the rise and fall of the Imperial Japanese Army / Meirion and Susie Harries.

Harries, Meirion, 1951- (Author). Harries, Susie. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0394569350
  • ISBN: 9780394569352
  • Physical Description: xiii, 569 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, c1991.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 497-551) and index.
Contents:
Creating the Imperial Army, 1868-1890 -- Samurai and Squint-Eyed Barbarians -- Emperor and Army -- The End of the Samurai -- The Nation in Arms -- A Modern Army Emerges -- The Army at War, 1890-1918 -- Line of Advantage: The First Sino-Japanese War -- The Russian Menace -- War with Russia -- The Army under Attack -- Falling Back: The Great War -- In the Age of Total War, 1918-1932 -- Rethinking War -- The Great Divide -- Counterattack -- The Hard Chief and the Visionary -- Turning Sour in Shanghai -- Divided Army, 1932-1937 -- The Officer Corps Divides -- The Spur to Action -- The February 26 Revolt -- To the Threshold of Power -- The China War, 1937-1941 -- Marco Polo Bridge -- To the Gates of Nanking -- A Carnival of Death -- On to Hankow -- Plunder and Narcotics -- At War with Mao -- The Price of War -- The Strike South, 1939-1941 -- Salvation in the South -- Facing Reality -- A Time for Leadership -- The Pacific War: the Attack -- "Firecracker Attack": The Hundred Days -- "Beneath the Skin": The Japanese Fighting Man -- "Faith Is Strength": Fighting Spirit -- "Gangsters, Catburglars and Poachers": The Philosophy of the Attack -- "Do Your Best and Leave the Rest to Providence": The Senior Commanders -- "My Sword Is My Soul": Weapons -- The Missing Link: Air Power -- Staying Alive: Logistics -- Hidden Asset: Military Intelligence -- The Pacific War: the Retreat -- "Advancing to the Rear": The Defensive -- "The Pacific Is Also Big": Japan's Long Decline -- "The World's Worst Country": Imphal.
Subject: Japan. Rikugun > History.
Japan > History, Military > 1868-1945.
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