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Air War Against Japan, 1943-1945 and the Japanese Thrust

Air War Against Japan, 1943-1945 and the Japanese Thrust

By George Odgers and Lionel Wigmore

Australian War Memorial, Angus and Australian War Memorial, Angus, 1957, 533715 pp.

Two further volumes in the official Australian history of the Second World War. Odgers' study starts with the first R.A.A.F. offensive against Japan in 1943 and carries through to the end of hostilities. Wigmore's volume is largely devoted to the disastrous fighting in Malaya and Southeast Asia in the first weeks after the Japanese attack.