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Bradley, Philip, The Battle of Wau, New Guinea’s Frontline 1942 – 3 (Cambridge University Press, New York, 2008)

Brune, Peter, A Bastard of a Place: The Australians in Papua (Crows Nest, New South Wales, 2003)

Coates, John, Bravery above Blunder: the 9th Australian Division at Finschhafen, Sattelburg, and Sio (Oxford University Press, 1999)

Colebatch, Hal G.P., Australia’s Secret War, How Unionists Sabotaged our Troops in World War II (Quadrant Books, Australia, 2013)

Collie, Craig and Marutani, Hajime, The Path of Infinite Sorrow, The Japanese on the Kokoda Track (Allen & Unwin, London, 2012)

Davidson, Audrey, Porton, A Deadly Trap (Boolarong Press, 2005)

Feldt, Eric, The Coastwatchers (OUP, Melbourne, 1946)

Ham, Paul, Kokoda (Bolinda Publishing 2012)

Hetherington, John, Blamey (FW Cheshire, Melbourne, 1954)

Hill, A.J., Wootten, Sir George Frederick (1893-1970), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 16 (Melbourne University Press, 2002)

James, Dr. Karl, The Track (Military History Section, Australian War Memorial, Canberra 2009)

Keogh. E.G, South West Pacific 1941–45 (Melbourne: Grayflower Publications, 1965)

Lloyd and Hall, Backroom Briefings, John Curtin’s War (National Library of Australia, 1997)

Long, Galvin, Australia in the War 1939-45 (Griffin Press, Canberra, 1963)

Nelson, Harold W., Papuan Campaign: Buna-Sanananda Operation: 16 November 1942 – 23 January 1943 (Diane Publishing Company, 1997)

Odgers, George, Support During Lae-Nadzab-Finschhafen Operations. Vol II Air War Against Japan 1943 – 1945 (Canberra: Australian War Memorial, 1957)

Powell, Alan, The Third Force: ANGAU’s New Guinea War (Australia Army History Series, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Victoria, 2003)

Reid, Richard, For Valour: Australians and the Victoria Cross (Australia: Work and Turner Pty Ltd., 2000)

Uren, M., A Thousand Men at War_The Story of the 2/16th Battalion AIF: Australian Memorial:

Water, Sydney David, The Royal New Zealand Navy (Wellington, Department of Internal Affairs, 1956)

Williams, Peter, The Kokoda Campaign, 1942, Myth and Reality (Cambridge University Press, New York, 2012)


Allen, Louis, Burma, The Longest War 1941-45 (Phoenix: New Edition, 2000)

Anders, Leslie, The Ledo Road, General Joseph W. Stilwell’s Highway to China (University of Oklahoma Press, 1965)

Annett, Roger, Drop Zone: Burma, Adventures in Allied Air Supply 1943 -1944 (Pen & Sword, Barnsley 2008)

Astor, Gerald, The Jungle War, Mavericks, Marauders, and Madmen (John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2004)

Aung San, Freedom from Fear (Penguin, New York,1995)

Baines, Frank, Chindit Affair, A Memoir of the War in Burma (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2011)

Barnard, Jack, The Hump (Clarke, Doble & Brendon, Plymouth, 1960)

Calvert, Michael, Fighting Mad, One Man’s Guerilla War (Leo Cooper, London, 2004)

Carew, Tim, The Longest Retreat, The Burma Campaign 1942 (Mayflower, 1972)

Colvin, John, Not Ordinary Men, The Story of the Battle of Kohima (Pen & Sword Military Classics, Barnsley, 2005: first published 1994)

Dillon, Terrance, Rangoon to Kohima (Regimental Headquarters, The Gloucester Regiment, 1978)

Drea, Edward J., ‘An Allied Interpretation of the Pacific War’. In the Service of the Emperor: Essays on the Imperial Japanese Army (University of Nebraska Press: Nebraska, 1998)

Fellowes-Gordon, Ian, The Battle for Naw Seng’s Kingdom: General Stilwell’s North Burma Campaign and its aftermath (Leo Cooper, 1971)

Ferguson, Bernard, Beyond the Chindwin, Being an Account of the Adventure of Number Five Column of the Wingate expedition into Burma (Fontana, 1971)

Fowler, William, We Gave Our Today: Burma 1941-5 (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2009)

Fraser, George MacDonald, Quartered Safe Out Here, A Recollection of the War in Burma (Harper Collins, London, 2000)

Grant, Ian Lyell & Tamayama, Kazuo, Burma 1942: The Japanese Invasion (Zampi Press, Chichester, 2003)

Hodson, James Lansdale, War in the Sun (Read Books, London, 2008)

Hoppe, Billy, J., Lieutenant General William H. Tunner in the China-Burma-India "Hump" and Berlin Airlifts: A Case Study in Leadership in Development of Airlift Doctrine (Biblioscholar, 2012)

Keane, Fergal, Road of bones: The Epice Seige of Kohima (Harper Press, London, 2010)

Kinvig, Clifford, River Kwai Railway: The Story of the Burma-Siam Railway (Conway Maritime Edition, new edition 2005)

Kirby, Major General S. Woodburn, The War Against Japan: Volume IV, The Reconquest of Burma (Naval and Military Press, 2009)

Latimer, Jon, Burma: The Forgotten War (John Murray, London, 2004)

Lowry, Michael, Fighting Through to Kohima, A Memoir of War in India & Burma (Pen & Sword Military, Barnsley, 2008: first published 2003)

Lowry, Wyatt and Cecil, No Mercy from the Japanese: A Survivors Account of the Burma Railway and the Hellships 1942-1945 (Pen&Sword, Barnsley, 2008)

Lyman, Robert, Japan’s Last Bid for Victory (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2011)

Lyman, Robert, Slim, Master of War, Burma and the Birth of Modern Warfare (Constable and Robertson Ltd., Paperback, UK, 2004)

Manwaring, Randle, On the Road to Mandalay (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2006)

Masters, John, The Road Past Mandalay (Cassel Military: New Edition, 2012)

McGeoch, Ian, Mountbatten of Burma: Captain of War, Guardian of Peace (J.H.Haynes & Co., 1st Edition, 2009)

McLynn, Frank, The Burma Campaign (Bodley Head, London, 2010)

Miller, Russell, Uncle Bill, The Authorised Biography of Field Marshal Viscount Slim (Weidenfeld &Nicolson, London, 2013)

Nesbit, Roy Conyers, The Battle for Burma (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2009)

Ogburn, Charlton, Jr., The Marauders (Harper & Brothers, New York, 1959)

Pearson, Michael, End Game Burma 1945, The Battle of Meiktila (Pen & Sword, 2010)

Pearson, Michael, The Burma Air Campaign 1941-1945 (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2006)

Prefer, Nathan, N., Vinegar Joe’s War, Stilwell’s Campaigns for Burma (Presidio, Novato, CA, 2000)

Prefer, Nathan, N., The Battle for Tinian, Vital Stepping Stone in America’s War Against Japan (Casemate, 2012)

Randle, John, Brigadier, Battle Tales from Burma (Leo Cooper, London, 2004)

Redding, Tom, War in the Wilderness: The Chindits in Burma 1943-1944 (The History Press, 2011)

Rooney, David, Mad Mike, A Life of Brigadier Michael Calvert (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2006)

Rottman, Gordon, The Japanese Army in World War II (Osprey, Oxford, 2005)

Sacouety, Troy J., The OSS in Burma, Jungle War against the Japanese (University Press of Kansas, 2013)

Shores, Christopher F., Air War for Burma: The Allied Forces Fight Back in South-East Asia 1942 – 1945 (Grub Street, 2005)

Shores, Christopher F., Bloody Shambles: The Complete Account of the Air War in the Far East, from the Defence of Sumatra to the Fall of Burma, 1942 (Grub Street, 1993)

Slim, Field Marshall Viscount, Defeat into Victory (Cassell, Oxord, 1956)

Thompson, Julian, War in Burma, 1942-1945 (Pan Books, Oxford, 2003)

Thompson, Julian, Forgotten Voices of Burma, The Second World War’s Forgotten Conflict (Ebury Press, paperback, UK, 2010)

Twigg, Reg, Survivor on the River Kwai (Penguin, London, 2014)

Warren, Alan, Burma 1942, The Road from Rangoon to Mandalay (Continuum International Publishing Group, London, 2011)

Wax, Andrew, Born in the Jungles of Burma: Behind Enemy Lines in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010)

Webster, Donovan, The Burma Road (MacMillan, London, 2004)

Wintle, Justin, Perfect Hostage: Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma and the Generals (Arrow, London, 2007)

Wolpert, Stanley, A New History of India (Oxford University Press, 2003)

Young, Edward M., Meiktila 1945, The Battle to Liberate Burma (Osprey Publishing, 2004)

Ziegler, Philip, Personal Diary of Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten 1943 – 6 (Collins; First Edition, 1988)


Stacey, C. P., The Divine Mission: Mackenzie King and Hitler (Canadian Historical Review, Toronto, 1980)


Bergère, Marie-Claire, Sun Yat Sen (Stanford University Press, Stanford, 1998)

Bland, JOP and Backhouse, Edmund, China under the Empress Dowager, The History and Life of Tzu His (Earnshaw Books, Hong Kong, 2010)

Botjer, George F., A Short History of Nationalist China (Putnam, New York, 1979)

Butterfield, Fox, China, Alive in the Bitter Sea (Times Books, 1982)

Cantlie, James, Sun Yat Sen and the Awakening of China (General Books, Danvers MA, 2009)

Chang, Iris, The Rape of Nanking, The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II (Basic Books, New York, 2011)

Chang, Yung, and Halliday Jon, Mao, The Unknown Story (Jonathan Cape, 2005)

Chi, Hsi-sheng, The Much Troubled Alliance: US-China Military Co-operation During the Pacific War (World Scientific, Singapore, 2015)

Colvin, John, Nomonhan (Quartet Books, London, 1999)

Dillon, Michael, China, A Modern History (IB Tauris, London, 2010)

Edmund, Oliver, China (New York Times, Volume 3 of Great Contemporary Issues, 1972)

Fenby, Jonathan, Generalissimo, Chiang Kai Shek and the China He Lost (The Free Press, London, 2003)

Fenby, Jonathan, History of Modern China, The Fall and Rise of a Great Power 1850 – 2008 (Allen Lane, London, 2008)

Ferguson, Ted, Desperate Siege: The Battle of Hong Kong (Double Day Canada, Toronto, 1980)

Ford, Daniel, Flying Tigers, Claire Chennault and his American Volunteers 1941-1942 (Harper Collins, London, 2007)

Harmsen, Peter, Shanghai 1937, Stalingrad on the Yangtze (Casemate Publishers, Oxford, 2013)

Hestler, Anna, The Last Emperor, Prisoner of History (Form Asia Books, Hong Kong, 2006)

Hsü, Immanuel C.Y., The Rise of Modern China (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000: First Printed1970)

Joiner, Lynne, Honorable Survivor: Mao’s China, McArthy’s America and the Persecution of John S. Service (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 2009)

Kempen, Thomas, Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai and the Evolution of The Chinese Communist Leadership (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press, 2000; reprint 2010)

Keay, John, A History of Modern China (Harpers Collins Publishers, London 2008)

Kissinger, Henry, On China (Allen Lane, London, 2011)

Levine, Steven I., A New Look at American Mediation in the Chinese Civil War: the Marshall Mission and Manchuria ( Diplomatic History, 1979)

Li, Laura Tyson, Madame Chiang Kai-shek: China’s Eternal First Lady (Grove, Atlantic Inc., 2007)

Mitter, Rana, China’s War with Japan 1937-1945 (Allen Lane, London, 2013)

Mitter, Rana, Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance and Collaboration in Modern China (University of California, 2000)

Moran, Miriam G., The Life Story of Grace Liddell Cox, Missionary in China (Lulu Press Inc., 2015)

Morley, J., Japan’s Road to War Deterrent Diplomacy (Columbia University Strength, New York, 1976)

Morley, J., The Fateful Choice Vol 2: Vol 2 Japan’s Road to the Pacific War (Columbia University Press, New York, 1980)

Morley, J., The China Quagmire, Japan’s Road to the Pacific War (Columbia University Press, New York, 1983)

Morley, J., Japan’s Road to the Pacific War: The Final Confrontation – Japan’s Negotiations with the United States (Columbia University Press, New York, 1994)

Nagatsuke, R., I was a Kamikaze (Abelard-Schuman, London, 1973)

Pakula, Hannah, The Last Empress, Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the Birth of Modern China (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2010)

Pfefer, Nathan, Vinegar Joe's War (Presidio Press, 2000)

Power, Brian, The Puppet Emperor, The Life of Pu Yi, The Last Emperor of China (Universe Book, New York, 1988)

Pu Yi, Aisin-Gioro, From Emperor to Citizen, The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi (Foreign Languages Press, Beijing, 2002)

Short, Philip, Mao, A Life (Owl Books, 2001)

Snow, Edgar, Red Star over China (Garden City Pub. Co., 1939)

Snow, Philip, The Fall of Hong Kong, Britain, China and The Japanese Occupation (Yale University Press, New Haven, 2004)

Sun Tzu, The Art of War (Oxford University Press)

Surhone, Lambert M., National Revolutionary Army (VDM Publishing, Mauritius, 2010)

Taylor, Jay, The Generalissimo, Chiang Kai Shek and the Struggle for Modern China (First Harvard University Press, Paperback Edition, 2011)

Terrill, Ross, The New Chinese Empire, And What It Means for the United States (Basic Books, New York, NY, 2004)

Tuchman, Barbara, Sand Against the Wind: Stilwell and the American Experience in China 1911-45 (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2001)

Seagrave, Sterling, The Soong Dynasty (Sidgewick & Jackson, London, 1985)

Sergeant, Harriet, Shanghai (Jonathan Cape, London, 1991)

Van de Ven, Hans J., War and Nationalism in China, 1925-1945 (London; New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003)

Warner, Marina, The Dragon Empress, Life and Times of Tzu-his 1835-1908, Empress Dowager of China (Cardina, London, 1974)

Woo, X.L., Empress Dowager Cixi (Algora Publishing, US, 2002)


Basinger, Jeanine, The World War II Combat Film: Anatomy of a Genre (Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, Connecticut, 2003)

Buruma, The Wages of Guilt, Memories of War in Germany and Japan (Plume, 1995)

Craft, Nicholas & Fearon, Peter, ed. The Great Depresssion of the 1930s, Lessons for Today, Field, Alexander J., Chapt. 12, Economic Growth and Recovery in the United States: 1919 – 1941 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013)

Crozier, Andrew, The Causes of the Second World War (Blackwell, Oxford, 1997)

Daly, Erin, Dignity Rights, Courts, Constitutions, and the Worth of the Human Person (University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2012)

De Bary, William Theodore, Sources of East Asian Tradition: The Modern Period (Columbia University Press, New York, 2008)

Dumanski, Dianne, The End of the Long Summer; Why we must remake our civilization to survive on a volatile earth (Random House, New York, 2009)

Feis, Herbert, Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin, The War They Waged and the Peace They Sought (Princeton Legacy Library, First Printed1957, 2015)

Ferguson, Niall, The War of the World, History’s Age of Hatred (Penguin Books, London, 2007)

Gallicchio, Marc, The Unpredictability of the Past: Memories of the Asia-Pacific War in US-East Asia Relations (Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina 2007)

Heiferman, Ronald Ian, The Cairo Conference of 1943: Roosevelt, Churchill, Chiang Kai-shek and Madame Chiang (McFarland, 2011)

Hood, Jean, editor, Submarine, An Anthology of First Hand Accounts of the War under The Sea, 1939 – 1945 (Conway, 2007)

Kaplan, Philip, Naval Air: Celebrating a Century of Naval Flying (Pen and Sword Barnsley, 2013)

Keegan, John, Battle at Sea, From Man-of-War to Submarine (Pimlico, London, 2004)

Lewis, Arthur W., Economic Survey 1919-1939 (George Allen & Unwin, London, 1953)

Macmillan, Margaret, Peacmakers: The Paris Conference of 1919 and its Attempts to End War (John Murray, London, 2001)

Martel, Gordon, Editor, The Origins of the Second World War (Routledge, Abingdon, Oxford, 1999, 2nd Edition)

Mishra, Pankaj, From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt against the West and the Remaking of Asia (Picador reprint: 2013)

Murray, Williamson, War in the Air 1914-1945 (Harper Paperbacks, London, 2005)

Nish, Ian H., Alliance in Decline, A Study in Anglo-Japanese Relations, 1908 – 1923 (Bloomsbury, London, 2102: first published 1972)

Overy, Richard, with Andrew Wheatcroft, The Road to War (Vintage Books, London, 2009)

Overy, Richard, Why the Allies Won (Pimlico, London, 1995)

Rees, Goronwy, The Great Slump, Capitalism in Crisis 1929-1930 (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1970)

Sandler, Stanley, World War II in the Pacific, Encyclopaedia (Garland Publishing, 2001)

Shepley, Nick, Red Sun at War Part II: Allied Defeat in the Far East (Andrews UK Ltd., 2012)

Spick, Mike, Fighter Pilot Tactics (Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, UK, 1983)

Straelen, Henricus Johannes Josephus Maria, New Diplomacy in the Far East (University of California, 2007)

Stone, Norman, A Short History of WWII (Allen Lane, London, 2013)

Tanaka, Yuki and Young, Marilyn B., (Editors) Bombing Civilians: A Twentieth Century History (The New Press, New York City, 2009)

Taylor, A.J.P., The Origins of the Second World War (Penguin, London, 1964)

Von Mises, Ludwig, Nation, State and Economy (Liberty Fund Inc, 2006)

Willmot, H.P., The Last Century of Sea Power, Vo 2, From Washington to Tokyo 1922 – 1945 (Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indiana, 2010)


Krug, Hans-Joachim, Hirama, Yoichi, Sander-Nagashima, Berthold J., Niestlé, German-Japanese Naval Relations in World War II (Chatham Publishing, 2003)

Seki, Eiji, Mrs. Ferguson’s Tea Set, Japan and the Second World War, The Global Consequences Following Germany’s Sinking of SS Automedon in 1940 (Global Oriental, Folkstone, 1940)

Sprang, Christian W., Wippich, Rolf-Harald, Edited, Japanese-German Relations, 1895-1945 (Routledge, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, 2008)


Ferguson, Ted, Desperate Siege: The Battle of Hong Kong (Double Day Canada, Toronto, 1980)

Lindsay, Oliver and John R. Harris, The Battle for Hong Kong 1941 – 1945 (McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal, 2005)


Agawa, Hiroyuki, The Reluctant Admiral, Yamamoto and the Imperial Navy (Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1982, First Paperback Edition)

Akira, Iriye, Pearl Harbor and the Coming of the Pacific War, A Brief History with Documents and Essays (Bedford/St.Martins, Boston, 1999)

Alexander, Joseph, H., Utmost Savagery, The Three Days of Tarawa (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 2008)

Atcherley, Sir Harold, Prisoner of Japan, A Personal War Diary, Singapore, Siam and Burma 1941-1945 (Memoirs Publishing, Cirencester, 2009)

Axell, Albert; Hideaki, Kase, Kamikaze: Japan’s Suicide Gods (Longman, New York 2002)

Baelz, Erwin, ed. Toku Baelz, Awakening Japan, The Diary of a German Doctor (Indiana Press University, Bloomington, 1931)

Bai, Gao, Arisawa Hiromi and His Theory for a Managed Economy, Bai Gao, Journal of Japanese Studies (Vol. 20, No. 1 (Winter, 1994), Published by: The Society for Japanese Studies)

Bailey, Paul J., Post War Japan: 1945 to the Present (Blackwell Publishers, 1996)

Baldwin, Hanson W., Sea Fights and Shipwrecks (Hanover House, 1956)

Barnhart, Michael, Japan Prepares for Total War, The Search for Economic Security 1919 – 1941 (Cornell University, 1987)

Beasley, W.G., Japanese Imperialism 1894 – 1945 (Clarendon Press, London, 1987)

Beauchamp, Edward, History of Contemporary Japan Since World War II (Routledge, London, 2013)

Behr, Edward, Hirohito, Behind the Myth (Hamish Hamilton, London, 1989)

Bergamini, David, Japan’s Imperial Conspiracy; How the Emperor Hirohito led Japan into war against the West (Edwin Mellen Press, 2006)

Bernstein, Barton J., Understanding the Atomic Bomb and the Japanese Surrender: Missed Opportunities, Little Known near Disasters, and Modern Memory (Diplomatic History, 19 March, 1995)

Bix, Herbert, Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan (Duckworth, London, 2000)

Boister, Neil and Cryer, Robert, The Tokyo International Military Tribunal - A Reappraisal (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2008)

Bouissou, Jean-Marie, Japan, The Burden of Success (Hurst & Co., London 2002: first published 1945)

Boyne, Walter, Clash of Titans (Simon and Schuster, New York, 1995)

Brackman, Arnold C., The Other Nuremberg: The Untold Story of the Tokyo War Crimes Trials (William Morrow & Co., 1987)

Brandon, Piers, The Dark Valley, A Panorama of the 1930s (Jonathan Cape, London, 2000)

Brooks, Victor, Hell is Upon US, D-Day in the Pacific, Saipan to Guam, June-August 1944 (Da Capo Press, Cambridge, MA, 2005)

Brown, David, Fighting Elites: Kamikaze (Gallery Books, New York, 1990)

Brown, Herbert C., Hell at Tassafaronga (Ancient Mariners, 2000)

Buell, Thomas B., The Quiet Warrior: A Biography of Admiral Raymond Spruance (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 1987; reissue 2009)

Buell, Thomas B., Master of Seapower: A Biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 2012)

Choucri, Nazli, Challenge of Japan Before World War II (Routledge, Oxford, 1992)

Clements, Jonathan, Samurai: A New History of the Warrior Elite (Constable and Robinson, 2010)

Collie, Craig & Hajime Marutani, The Path of Infinite Sorrow (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2012)

Coogan, Andy, Tomorrow You Die (Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh, 2013)

Cook, Charles O., The Battle of Cape Esperance: Encounter at Guadalcanal (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 1992)

Crenshaw, Russell S., Jr., The Battle of Tassafaronga (Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1995)

D’Albas, Andrieu, Death of a Navy: The Fleets of the Mikado in the Second World War, 1931-1945 (Robert Hale, 1957)

Daws, Gavin and Gavan, Prisoners of the Japanese: POWs of World War II in the Pacific (William Morrow & Co., reprint1996)

Dickson, W.D., The Battle of the Philippine Sea (Littlehampton Book Services, 1975)  

Dower, John, Japan in War and Peace, Essays on History Race and Culture (Harper Collins, London, 1995)

Dower, John, Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Aftermath of World War II (Allen Lane, London, 1999)

Drea, Edward J., In the Service of the Emperor: Essays on the Imperial Japanese Army (University of Nebraska Press, Nebraska, 1998)

Dull, Paul, A Battle History of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1941 – 1945 (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 1978, Paperback 2007)

Duus, Peter, Editor, The Cambridge History of Japan, Volume 6 The Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, New York, 1988, 9th Printing)

Duus, Peter; Myers, H. Ramon; Peattie, Mark R., Ed., The Japanese Wartime Empire 1931-1945 (Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2006)

Felton, Mark, Japan’s Gestapo, Murder, Mayhem and Torture in Wartime Asia (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2009)

Ferrell, Robert H., ed. Harry S. Truman and the Bomb: A Documentary History (High Plains, Worland, Wyoming, 1996)

Flath, David, The Japanese Economy (Oxford University Press, 2005)

Ford, Douglas, The Pacific War (Continuum International Publishing, London, 2012)

Frank, Richard B., Downfall: The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire (Random House, New York, 1999)

Freiner, Nicole, The Social and Gender Politics of Confucian Nationalism: Women and the Japanese Nation State (Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2012)

Fujiwara, Shōwa tennō no ju-go nen sensō (The Shōwa Emperor's Fifteen Year War) (Aoki Shoten, 1991)

Fuller, Richard, Shōkan, Hirohito’s Samurai (Cassell, London, 1992)

Gamble, Bruce, Fortress Rabaul, The Battle for the Southwest Pacific (Zenith Press, Mineapolis, 2010)

Gamble, Bruce, Invasion Rabaul (Zenith Press, Minneapolis, 2006)

Gamble, Bruce, Target Rabaul, The Allied Siege of Japan’s Most Famous Stronghold, March 1943 – August 1945 (Zenith Press, Mineappolis, 2013)

Gannon, Michael V., Pearl Harbor Betrayed (Henry Holt 2001)

Giffard, Sydney, Japan among the Powers 1890 – 1990 (Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1994)

Ginn, John L., Sugamo Prison, Tokyo: An Account of the Trial and Sentencing of Japanese War Criminals in 1948, by a U.S. Participant (McFarland & Co., reprint 2011)

Gold, Hal, Unit 731, Testimony (Tuttle Publishing, North Clarendon, 2007)

Gordon, Andrew, A Modern History of Japan (Oxford University Press, New York, 2009)

Gordon, Andrew, Labor and Imperial Democracy in Prewar Japan (University of California Press, Berkeley, 1991)

Gruhl, Werner, Imperial Japan’s World War Two, 1931 – 1945 (Translated Publishers, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, 2007)

Hachiya, Michihiko, Hiroshima Diary: The Journal of a Japanese Physician (University of North Carolina Press, Carolina, 1995)

Ham, Paul, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, The Real Story of the Atomic Bombings and their Aftermath (Black Swan, London, 2013)

Hammel, Eric, Aces Against Japan II: The American Aces Speak (Pacifica Military History, 2009)

Hammel, Eric, Carrier Clash, The Invasion of Guadalcanal & the Battle of the Eastern Solomons (Pacifica Press, Pacifica CA, 1997)

Hammel, Eric, Guadalcanal: Decision at Sea, The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal (Pacifica Press, Pacifica CA, 1997)

Hando, Kazutoshi, Pacific War Research Society, Japan’s Longest Day (Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1965)

Hara, Tameichi, Japanese Destroyer Captain (1961, Ballantine Books, New York & Toronto)

Harries, Meirion, Soldiers of the Sun: The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Army (Random House, reprint: 1994)

Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi, Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman and the Surrender of Japan (Harvard University Press, Harvard, 2006)

Hashimoto, Mochisura, Sunk: The Story of the Japanese Submarine Fleet (Reprinted Progressive Press, New York, 2010: Originally Henry Holt, 1954)

Hastings, Max, Nemesis, The Battle for Japan 1944-5 (Harper Perennial, London, 2008)

Hatta, Ikuhiko, Japanese Army Air Force Fighter Units and their Aces, 1931 – 1945 (Grub Street, London, 2002)

Henry, Chris, The Battle of the Coral Sea (Compendium, London, 2003)

Hiroshi, Takahashi, Heika Otazune Moshiagemasu (Bungei Shinjusha, Tokyo, 1988)

Holmes, W.J., Double-Edged Secrets: U.S. Naval Intelligence Operations in the Pacific War During World War II (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 1979)

Hopkins, William, B., The Pacific War, The Strategy, Politics, and Players that won the War (Zenith Press, Minneapolis, 2008)

Horikoshi, Jiro, Eagles of Mitsubishi, The Story of the Zero Fighter (University of Washington Press, Revised Edition 1992)

Hotta, Eri, 1941, Countdown to Infamy (Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2003)

Hotta, Eri, Pan-Asianism and Japan’s War 1931 – 1945 (Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2007)

Hoyt, Edwin Palmer, Inferno, The Firebombing of Japan, March 9th – August 15th, 1945 (Madison Books, Lanham, Maryland, 2000)

Hoyt, Edwin Palmer, Blue Skies and Blood: The Battle of the Coral Sea (I-Books, 2003)

Hoyt, Edwin Palmer, The Last Kamikaze (Praeger Publishers Inc., Westport, Connecticut, 1993)

Hoyt, Edwin Palmer, Yamamoto: The Man Who Planned Pearl Harbor (Mcgraw Hill, 1990)

Hoyt, Edwin Palmer, Warlord: Tojo Against the World (First Cooper Square Press, 2001: first published 1993)

Iguchi, Takeo, Demystifying Pearl Harbor: A New Perspective From Japan (I-House Press, 2010)

Inoguchi, Rikihei; Nakajima, Tadashi and Pineau, Roger, The Divine Wind (Hutchinson & Co., London, 1959)

Irokwawa, Daikichi, The Age of Hirohito, In Search of Modern Japan (The Free Press, New York, 1995)

Kawabata, Yasunari, The Master of Go (Yellow Jersey Press, London, 2006)

Kawahara, Toshiaki, Hirohito and his Times (Kodansha America, 1990)

Kilpatrick, C.W., Naval Night Battles of the Solomons (Exposition Press, 1987)

Kojima Noboru, Tenno to Senso sekinin (Tokyo: Bungei shunjiisha,1988)

Kushner, Barrack, The Thought War, Japanese Imperial Propaganda (University of Hawaii Press, Hawaii, 2007)

Kushner, Barrack, Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice (Harvard University Press, 2015)

Kuwahara, Yasuo and Gordon T. Allred, Kamikaze: A Japanese Pilot’s own Spectacular Story of the Famous Suicide Squadrons (American Legacy Media, 2007)

Large, Stephen, Emperor Hirohito and Showa Japan (Routledge, London, 1992)

Lebra, Joyce Chapman, Japan’s Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere in WWII; Readings and Documents (Oxford University Press, 1975)

Li, Peter, Japanese War Crimes: The Search for Justice (Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, Fifth Print 2009: First Publication 2003)

Lippman, David H., Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal: Turning Point in the Pacific War (The, 2006)

Lippman, David H., Battle of the Coral Sea:, 2013

Lord, Walter, Day of Infamy (Henry Holt, 1957)

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Ogata, Sadako, Defiance in Manchuria, The Making of Japanese Foreign Policy (University of California Press, 1964)

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