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Battle for the falklands audiobook by max hastings. Calling claire chennault a considerable charlatan, is in my opinion one of the stupidest world war two assessments i. The battle for the falklands is a vivid chronicle of a call to arms and a thoughtful and informed analysis of an astonishing chapter in the history of our times. A finegrained study of the last year of world war ii in the pacific. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read. The battle for japan, 1944 45 first printing of this edition by hastings, max isbn. Every battle was to be the last and determining one saipan, then the philippines, followed by iwo jima then okinawa.1008 51 1456 160 1149 1058 1185 827 625 288 697 1522 568 1606 354 1413 1000 115 755 1296 218 1455 64 1276 610 1035 953 35 1286 473 143 1389 49 425 295 1478 51 64