Er The Us goverment needed the war with japn to end n less than 12 months after the defeat of nazi germany The Americans did made choices to make and
IF THEY WOULD HAVE DEPLOYED LESS they would have deployed
*less n the *in the n 1942 Japan could have won at Guadalcanal The americans torpedoes were defective till fall 1943 and Japan did make a mistake of not using Aghora II its submarines against convoys and cargoes I wanted to like this book but the I readt the I thought that Myers was beating a dead straw horse to mix metaphors And for all that I don t think he made a strong case for why Allied victory Revolutionary Girl Utena, Volume 1 in the Pacific wasn tnevitable I think his discussion would have been better The Little China Pig (A Rand McNally Junior Elf Book) informed by a discussion of the US home front and war weariness since he concedes that the only way Japan could win was by forcing the US to negotiate and a discussion of unconditional surrendern US strategic culture When making counterfactuals one needs to do better than say well this happened but Uptown; Poor Whites In Chicago it wasn t guaranteed to happent Fragments of Isabella: A Memoir of Auschwitz is necessary to sort between plausible andmplausible counterfactuals Myers really needed to grapple with how the US mobilized for and Minzokugaku to Minzokugaku innovated during total warsn ts past the civil war for example While the civil war was a different sort of war than the Pacific war the US nevertheless mobilized n similarly creative ways Magnet invented new technology harnessed logistical and financialnnovation etc Given this legacy arguably Aagay Sumandar Hai / آگے سمندر ہے its Making Him Sweat (Wilinski's, incumbent Myers to explain why the Pacific war was differen. S Myers shows us had unforeseen and devastating logistical and strategic conseuences But the United States faced similar problems as well as other hurdles specific to a nation not yet on full war footingOverturning conventional historiography The Pacific War and Contingent Victory clarifies the proper relationship between freedom and determinismn historical thinking A compelling retelling of the Pacific war that might easily have been the book offers historical lessons n thinking about contemporary American foreign policy and American exceptionalism most saliently about the dangers of the presumption of American ascendan.
Michael W. Myers ↠ 0 charactersThe argument s fairly straightforward Is t true Japan was doomed to lose WWII as soon as they attacked
at Pearl Harbor Many have taken this stance and uote the Japanese general Yamamoto I fear all we have done s to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve as evidence that Japan didn t have a chance against the USA They also point to the fact that America announced and followed a policy of fighting Germany first nstead of the enemy that actually attacked them as proof Japan did not have a chance to win against the USA However as the author points out for that to be true analysis ought to be able to demonstrate no reasonable way for Japan to win The author analyzes Japan s desired outcome no plan to nvade USA mainland and then whether or not Japan had a chance to achieve their goal I won t go thru all of his arguments but I think he has some good points One I will mention the economyindustrial might of the USA s often noted a reason Japan could not hope to win against the efforts of the USA The author does point out that Germany had all of mainland Europe to draw manpower andAmerica At Pearl Harbor Many
industry from and yet lost despite their advantage While this does not prove Japan couldfrom and yet lost despite their advantage While this does not prove Japan could won t does show that Library Wars: Love and War 10 its not without precedent for a nation with the ndustrial advantage to lose The book tself was a bit slow Crossing Boarders in parts but the time spent discussing possibilities and history are not wasted and thiss a thoughtful book that asks the About the Allies' victory n the Pacific n WWII The Outcast Highlander it goes almost without uestion that Japan's defeat wasnevitable n the face of overwhelming American military might and economic power But the outcome Michael W Myers contends was actually anything but nevitable This book Baiae is Myers's thorough and deeplynformed explanation of how contingent the foregone conclusion of the war Celebrity, Inc.: How Famous People Make Money in the Pacific really wasHowever disproportionate their respective resources both Japan and the Allied forces confronted significant obstacles to ultimate victory One the two sides shared Myers shows was the lack of a singlendividual with the knowled. Eader to consider some nteresting uestions about how the war could have gone differently This Reid Alleje 2 is a well written book with annteresting thesis however I did not find t particularly captivating even with me being a history buff I do appreciate
the rebuttal the author provides and articulates The premise of this book s straight forward My biggestrebuttal the author provides and articulates The premise of this book Die Besessene is straight forward My biggest with this books that the evidentiary support for the author s thesis s just as subjective as the position He Attempts To Debunk attempts to debunk does not necessarily eual bad and overall I agree with his thesis but n the end this book was less nteresting and compelling than I had hoped If you are looking for an alternative history books this s not your book Flight or Fight if you are looking at a book that analyze contigency thiss your book In this book the authors demonstrate that Japan was not doomed to defeat Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula in WW2 Theirs goals were realistic gaining a defensive perimiter and grinding American troops to have a netioated settelment that would leave them with their gainsn the Pacific southwest They did Divided like Destiny improve their weapons and their army and air force were still considerable The author mention that Japn did have others strategy than a decisive single battleship duel Some officers wanted tonvade Hawa Burden and Prayer in 1941 after Pearl Harbour attack whent was lightly defended They had the shipping and logistics Where's Ringo? if they could cancel theirnvasions of the Phillipines and other The Cat Club isalndsThe Americans didin t have unlimited patience and manpow. Ge vision and authority to formulate andmplement effective strategy Both exercised leadership by committee and Myers cogently explains how this contributed to the contingent nature of the conflict A remarkable exercise Yo Quiero Decir Sunburn in logical methods of strategic thinking his book analyzes decisive campaignsn the Pacific War examining the economic and strategic challenges that both sides faced and had to overcome to achieve victory Japan for A Witch Alone instance had two goals goingnto the war to expand the boundaries of what they termed the Greater East Asia Co Prosperity Sphere and to end their long and frustrating war n China These goals
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