Kokoda Air Strikes

Kokoda Air Strikes By Anthony James Cooper, Kokoda Air Strikes The author of the bestselling Darwin Spitfires casts a forensic eye over the role that Allied air forces played or failed to play in crucial World War II campaigns in New Guinea This is the story of t
  • Title: Kokoda Air Strikes
  • Author: Anthony James Cooper
  • ISBN: 9781742233833
  • Page: 224
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kokoda Air Strikes By Anthony James Cooper, The author of the bestselling Darwin Spitfires casts a forensic eye over the role that Allied air forces played or failed to play in crucial World War II campaigns in New Guinea This is the story of the early battles of the southwest Pacific theatre the Coral Sea, Kokoda, Milne Bay, Guadalcanal presented as a single air campaign that began with the Japanese conquest of RThe author of the bestselling Darwin Spitfires casts a forensic eye over the role that Allied air forces played or failed to play in crucial World War II campaigns in New Guinea This is the story of the early battles of the southwest Pacific theatre the Coral Sea, Kokoda, Milne Bay, Guadalcanal presented as a single air campaign that began with the Japanese conquest of Rabaul in January 1942 It is a story of both Australian and American airmen who flew and fought in the face of adversity with incomplete training, inadequate aircraft, and from poorly set up and exposed airfields And they persisted despite extreme exhaustion, sickness, poor morale, and the near certainty of being murdered by their Japanese captors if they went down in enemy territory.
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    1. This new book portrays the air war in and around New Guinea during the first nine months of 1942 like nothing I have read Anyone interested the 75 and 76 Squadrons, the 3rd, 19th, 22nd and 38th Bomb Groups, 7 Mile strip, Kokoda, Lae, Milne Bay, or Buna Gona, will benefit greatly from a careful read of Anthony Cooper s book The air war started in January as an Australian war in New Britain with Hudsons and PBYs, but evolved into American Command dominance under General Kenney by September with th [...]


    2. This book covers the air war in and around New Guinea during the first 9 10 months after Pearl Harbour It follows the air campaign from early Australian responses to the gradual build up and growing dominance of American manpower and material, especially after the appointment of General Douglas McArthur and the establishment of the South West Pacific command There is a good index, a list of reference books, useful maps I d like to have seen air bases clearly identified , and a nice table of air [...]


    3. I would so much like to give this so much , but I really struggle reading historical books with a lot of place names, peoples names, dates, unit names etc I also read this on my e reader, so I couldn t easily refer to the maps, which would have helped to make sense of where things were happening The research involved in the book, the bravery and sheer stupidity of some decisions made of the men involved, the unpreparedness of the air forces involved is not disputed Just the number of facts overw [...]


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