The Philippines in World War II, 1941-1945: A Chronology and Select Annotated Bibliography of Books and Articles in English


Because of their strategic location, the Philippines exercised a profound influence in the thinking of both Japanese and American strategists before and during World War II. A number of controversies surrounding the preparations for war, the initial defense of the islands, the Japanese occupation, the conduct of guerrilla operations, and the 1944-1945 American campaign to retake the islands still draw the interest of students and scholars. This work provides a finding aid for individuals seeking to deal with these issues. A bibliographic overview of available periodical and book literature in English, this book is multidimensional, encompassing all aspects--military, political, economic, and social--of the Pacific War as it relates to developments in the archipelago.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1999


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