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British Pacific Fleet, The: The Royal Navy’s Most Powerful Strike Force

Hobbs, David, 1956-


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xvii, 462 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. #230622 First Edition.
Near Fine in damaged dustjacket.
ch. 1 Background, Theory and Experience
ch. 2 Forward Planning
ch. 3 Evolution and Expansion
ch. 4 Strikes against the Sumatran Oil Refineries
ch. 5 Australia and Logistic Support
ch. 6 Operation `Iceberg I’
ch. 7 Replenishment in Leyte Gulf
ch. 8 Operation `Iceberg II’
ch. 9 Operation `Inmate’
ch. 10 Repairs in Australia and Improved Logistic Support
ch. 11 Submarine and Mine Warfare
ch. 12 Strikes against the Japanese Mainland
ch. 13 Victory
ch. 14 Repatriation, Trooping and War-Brides
ch. 15 A Peacetime Fleet
ch. 16 Retrospection
A.Composition of the BPF in January 1945
B.Composition of the BPF in August 1945
C.Composition of the BPF in August 1948
D.BPF Air Stations and Air Yards
E.BPF Flag and Commanding Officers in August 1945
F.BPF Aircraft
G.Pennant Numbers allocated to Commonwealth Ships in the BPF by the USN 1944
Contents note continued: H.The BPF Flying Programme for 9 August 1945
I.HMS Implacable’s Administrative Orders for the Repatriation of Allied Prisoners of War and Internees (RAPWI) dated 17 September 1945
J.Admiral Fraser’s Speech on leaving Australia
K.Admiral Halsey’s Speech on 15 August 1945
L.Admiral Rawlings’ Speech on 16 August 1945.
Great Britain. Royal Navy. British Pacific Fleet. | World War, 1939-1945 — Naval operations, British. | World War, 1939-1945 — Campaigns — Pacific Area.

Additional Information

AuthorHobbs, David, 1956-
Number of pagesxvii, 462 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
PublisherSeaforth Publishing / Pen & Sword Books
Year Published2011
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

Book Condition

Near Fine. Damaged dustjacket.

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