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Author Williford, G. (Glen)
Title Racing the sunrise [electronic resource] : reinforcing America's Pacific outposts, 1941-1942 / Glen M. Williford.
Publication Info. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, c2010.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The situation in the Philippines -- Pacific Fleet basing and the problem of Oahu defense -- Initial reinforcements--September 1941 -- Philippine reinforcements--October 1941 -- The naval and marine reinforcements -- Philippine reinforcements--November 1941 -- The Philippine Army -- B-17s and the first air ferry route -- Marine Corps base defense -- Pensacola convoy begins -- Pensacola convoy after December 7 -- Caught at sea -- Aborted convoys from San Francisco -- War commences -- Running the blockade -- Airplanes for ABDA -- Building the Australian base -- Frantic efforts to reinforce Hawaii and its outposts -- Further adventures of the artillery battalions -- The new South Pacific and African air ferry routes -- Shipping challenges of early 1942 and the Pacific task forces.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
United States -- Defenses -- History -- 20th century.
Pacific Area -- Strategic aspects.
Military convoys -- Pacific Area -- History -- 20th century.
Garrisons -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century.
Garrisons -- Hawaii -- History -- 20th century.
Military bases, American -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.
United States. Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781591149569 1591149568 (DLC) 2010030455
ISBN 1612512569 (electronic bk.)
9781612512563 (electronic bk.)
9781591149569 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1591149568 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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