Hiroshima in History: The Myths of Revisionism, and: The End of the Pacific War: Reappraisals (review)

@article{Orr2008HiroshimaIH,
  title={Hiroshima in History: The Myths of Revisionism, and: The End of the Pacific War: Reappraisals (review)},
  author={J. Orr},
  journal={The Journal of Japanese Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={34},
  pages={521 - 528}
}
  • J. Orr
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Japanese Studies
  • together with Repulse, became the fi rst battleship to be sunk by aircraft at sea, off Malaya, a blow Okazaki Hisahiko has rated of equal importance to Pearl Harbor since it removed the immediate threat to Japan’s invasion of Malaya and the oil-rich East Indies. It is worth noting in this context that neither the British nor the Japanese defensively applied the lessons of their early offensive successes with carrier aviation in World War II, or realized the vulnerability of their own… CONTINUE READING