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I was looking for more in this book. The overall quality is great but for most of the battles the book just glanced through it. It does put some emphasis on the pre-war naval doctrine an the subsequent pearl harbor attack which is quite informative, but other than that? Even the midway chapter, which I think the author focused a lot on, is a bit lacking. So if you want a very very broad view of the pacific war then I say go for this book, but if you want more details... I think I would try something else.
The book felt sloppy. Some events were repeated almost word for word in the book.
Extremely American and Pacific biased. The Author does not know of British or commonwealth forces, however refers to the English a lot.
Hardly any mention of submarine warfare. Negligible mention naval forces from occupied territories.
It does give a good overview of guadalcanal and midway. Goes into some depth with naval air power.
Overall would have been better titled as "American air power in the Pacific".
The use of human shields on the Japanese home islands hasn't got much to do with Naval warfare has it?
The narration was jumpy at times, don't know if this was the recording or the way the narrator spoke. H9e struggled to pronounce certain words especially German or European language words.
Save your credit or money for something better.