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MILH552 - World War II in the Pacific

Course Details

Course Code: MILH552 Course ID: 3254 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a comprehensive analysis of the fighting during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Aleutians, and the Philippines. Students assess the amphibious campaigns in the central Pacific theatre and evaluate the impact of one of the most massive movements of men and arms in history. Primary focus is on land warfare, its strategies, tactics, leaders and lessons learned.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author:No Author Specified
Book Title:Midway Inquest : Why the Japanese Lost the Battle of Midway (Ebook available in the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780253349040
Publication Info:Indiana University Press
Author:Isom, Dallas
Unit Cost:$23.48
Book Title:Eagle Against the Sun: The American War with Japan
ISBN:9780394741017
Author:Spector, Ronald H.
Unit Cost:$21.40
Book Title:With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
ISBN:9780891419068
Author:Sledge, E.B.
Unit Cost:$18.40
Book Title:The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945
ISBN:9780812968583
Author:Toland, J
Unit Cost:$24.40
Book Title:West Point Atlas for the Second World War, Asia and the Pacific (Available online- https://westpoint.edu/academics/academic-departments/history/world-war-two-asia)
ISBN:9780757001635
Publication Info:West Point Military Series
Author:Griess, Thomas
Unit Cost:$25.35

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.