Midway: The Battle That Doomed Japan :: Mitsuo Fuchida & Masatake Okumiya

Midway: The Battle That Doomed Japan :: Mitsuo Fuchida & Masatake Okumiya soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Hutchinson, 1957, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Maps to the lining papers; Appendix;

From the cover: The Battle of Midway was without question a turning point of the Pacific War, says Admiral Nobutake Kondo in his introduction to this book. In the battle, the Japanese suffered a defeat so decisive and so grave that the details, like the plans, were kept the guarded secret of a limited circle, even within the Japanese Navy.

This is the first account from the Japanese side of one of the decisive battles of the world, whose consequences led to defeat and surrender. As Professor Michael Lewis points out in his wisely authoritative foreword, History is not often so dramatic with its climaxes, but, when it is, there emerges a story which everyone should know and ponder over. Revised and edited under the auspices of the United States Naval…

Introduction by: Michael Lewis

Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with loss to the head of the spine. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 263 pages. Index. 8½” x 5½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Military Naval catalogue?

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