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To the Jungle Shore: Australia and Amphibious Warfare in the South West Pacific Area, 1942–1945

Peter J. Dean

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Amphibious warfare was critical to the success of Allied forces in the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) during the Pacific War. However, at the beginning of the war both the Australian and United ... More


From Australia to the Philippines, March 1942 to October 1944

Hiroshi Masuda

in MacArthur in Asia: The General and His Staff in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449390
eISBN:
9780801466199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449390.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter details events that occurred from March 1942 to October 1944. These include MacArthur's appointment as commander of the Southwest Pacific Area (SWPA), which included the Philippines, ... More


Human Rights: Historical Development and Contemporary Regional Models

Federico Lenzerini

in The Culturalization of Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664283
eISBN:
9780191748479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664283.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In order to properly understand whether or not—and, in case, to which extent—human rights standards are universal, it is useful to analyse how the idea of human rights developed within the different ... More


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