BLOOD FOR THE EMPEROR by Walter B. Clausen


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Los Angeles A P head and many years as newspaper observer in the Far East and the Pacific, Clausen has sound background for his grim, foreboding picture of the enemy, for his marshalling of theory and fact of Japanese determination on world conquest. He indicates the incidents that sounded out the temper of their opponents; he analyses the official and headquarters releases and the personal stories of men now fighting the ...From Pearl Harbor, Coral Sea, Midway, the Solomons, Guadalcanal, Makin, Santa Crus, Savo -- almost a year's record of battle glimpses, in plane, submarine, ship, in convay of supplies, of attack, repulse and achievement. He underlines the fact that there is no royal read to Tokyo, emphasizes the growth of team work between the services, and points out the job still to be done in taking Japanese bases. Comprehensive picture of South Pacific events and incidents, activities and personalities, which encompasses the material of such recent books as Last Non Off Wake Island, They Called IT Pacific, Terpedo Junction, etc., but is broader in scope and nearer to the present section.

Pub Date: Aug. 27th, 1943
Publisher: Appleton-Century