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Hong Kong under the Japanese Occupation, 1942–1945

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the period of Japanese occupation and the Japanese attempt to use Hong Kong as a shipping hub to support their war effort. The Anglo-Chinese underground resistance such as the ... More


The Preemptive Strike that Wasn't

Emanuel Sakal

in Soldier in the Sinai: A General's Account of the Yom Kippur War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813150802
eISBN:
9780813153315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813150802.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The preemptive strike had been the cornerstone of the national security doctrine since 1956. But when Israel gained strategic depth after the Six-Day War, this concept fell by the wayside. With its ... More


Pacification in Mai Linh District: May–August 1968

David Millie

in Team 19 in Vietnam: An Australian Soldier at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143262
eISBN:
9780813144283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143262.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Pacification was a term used to describe activities other than counterinsurgency within a combined set of Government of South Vietnam and U.S. aid programs. CORDS (with military support) delivered ... More


South Vietnam

Ira A. Hunt

in Losing Vietnam: How America Abandoned Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813142081
eISBN:
9780813142449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142081.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter Two describes the experiences of Ira Hunt in his position as USSAG deputy commander, specifically the development of the U.S. military’s understanding of both allied (RVNAF) and communist ... More


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