The Fall of The Philippines U.S. Army in World War II The War in the Pacific 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

By: Morton, Louis

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1st edition paperback covers showing a light bump along upper edge of front cover, negligible brushes to tips, slight soil on foot of page block from storage. Internally as new. 626 pages including several fold-out maps in mint condition. First published 1953. United States Army In World War II series. World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Part One: Foreword/ Preface/ The Philippine Islands/ U.S. Army Forces, Far East/ The Reinforcement of the Philippines; Prewar Plans, Japanese and American. Part Two: The Isolation of the Philippines and the Japanese Landings/ The First Days of War/ The First Landings/ The Impact of War/ The Main Landings/ Strategy and Logistics. Part Three: The Withdrawal to Bataan/ The Withdrawal Begins/ Withdrawal in the South/ Holding The Road to Bataan; Into Bataan/ The End of an Era. Part Four: The Seige of Bataan/ Setting The Stage/ The First Battle of Bataan/ The Battle of the Points/ Trail 2 and The Pockets/ The Japanese Withdrawal/ Command/ The Battling Bastards/ "Help is on the Way"/ Preparation for Battle/ The Final Japanese Offensive/ The Disintegration of II Corps/ Surrender. Part Five: Corrigidor and the Southern Islands/ The Siege of Corregidor/ The Southern Islands/ Japanese Plans and American Defenses/ The Last Twenty-Seven Days/ The Fall of Corregidor/ The End of Resistance/ The Sources/ Basic Military Map Symbols/ Index. This volume is part of The War in the Paciific Subseries.