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Iwo Jima 1945 (Battle Story)
Iwo Jima 1945 (Battle Story)
Publisher : History Pr Ltd
Published Date : 2012/07
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9780752465760

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A14204064 A44403000
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Continuations: Monograph Series,any number
Subject Development: History
Textual Format: Pictorial Treatment
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Review:
Phoenix Public Library Holdings (Internal Code for CLS)
Table of Contents
 
Introduction                                       7  (3)
Timelines                                          10 (4)
    Historical Background                          14 (9)
      Strategic Planning                           14 (5)
      Operational Planning                         19 (1)
      Planning Operation Detachment                20 (3)
    The Armies                                     23 (16)
      Commanders                                   23 (2)
      US Marines                                   25 (7)
      The Japanese                                 32 (7)
    The Days Before the Assault                    39 (24)
      The Invasion Plans                           40 (3)
      Gathering Intelligence                       43 (3)
      Logistics and Administration                 46 (3)
      Training and Rehearsals                      49 (2)
      Sailing to Iwo Jima                          51 (2)
      The Preliminary Bombardment                  53 (10)
    Securing the Beachhead (D-Day to D+7)          63 (35)
      D-Day, 19 February 1945                      63 (3)
      Cutting off Hot Rocks (D+1 to D+4)           66 (4)
      4th Division Advances toward Airfield 1      70 (6)
      The Battle for Hot Rocks (D+1 to D+4)        76 (6)
      The Battles for Airfield 1 and the Quarry    82 (5)
      (D+1 to D+2)
      The Advance towards Airfield 2 and Minami    87 (4)
      (D+3 and D+4)
      Clearing Airfield 2 and the Advance to       91 (7)
      Charlie-Dog Ridge (D+5 to D+7)
    Securing the Island (D+8 to D+19)              98 (30)
      5th Division's Advance to Hill 362A and      98 (7)
      Nishi Ridge (D+8 to D+14)
      3rd Division's Advance to Motoyama and       105(3)
      Airfield 3 (D+8 and D+14)
      4th Division in the Meat Grinder (D+8 and    108(7)
      D+14)
      5th Division's Advance to Kitano Ravine      115(4)
      (D+15 to D+19)
      3rd Division's Advance to the East Coast     119(3)
      (D+15 to D+19)
      4th Division Takes Minami and Higashi        122(6)
      (D+15 to D+19)
    The Final Phase (D+20 to D+35)                 128(12)
      RCT 21 Advances to Kitano Point (D+25)       131(1)
      4th Division Clears Tachiiwa Point (D+20     132(3)
      to D+25)
      To Kitano Point (D+20 to D+25)               135(1)
      The Battle for Kitano Gorge (D+20 to D+35)   136(1)
      The Final Days                               137(3)
    The Legacy                                     140(8)
      Leaving Iwo Jima Behind                      140(1)
      The Cost                                     141(1)
      The Battle for Okinawa                       141(4)
      The Atomic Bomb                              145(3)
Orders of Battle                                   148(5)
Further Reading                                    153(2)
Index                                              155
 

Operation Detachment, the US invasion of Iwo Jima on 19 February 1945, was the first campaign on Japanese soil and resulted in some of the fiercest fighting in the Pacific. If you truly want to understand what happened and why - read Battle Story. Detailed profiles explore the leaders, tactics and equipment of the US and Japanese armies Nine specially commissioned maps track the progress of the battle and the shifting frontlines Rare photographs place you in the centre of the unfolding action Diary extracts and quotes give you a soldier's eye-view of the battle Orders of Battle reveal the composition of the opposing forces' armies Packed with fact boxes, this short introduction is the perfect way to explore this important battle ANDREW RAWSON is a freelance writer who has written several books, covering campaigns from the Napoleonic Wars, World War I and World War II, including Battle Story: the Battle of the Bulge, British Army Handbook 1914-1918, Vietnam War Handbook, The Third Reich 1919-1939 and Eyes Only: The Top Secret Correspondence between Marshall and Eisenhower. He has a master's degree from Birmingham University's history department.This path-breaking Handbook is targeted primarily at marketing academics and graduate students who want a complete overview of the academic state of the business-to-business marketing domain. It will also prove an invaluable resource for forward-thinking business-to-business practitioners who want to be aware of the current state of knowledge in their domains.

Contents
ContentsMarketing: Looking Back, Looking Forward Rajdeep Grewal and Gary L. Lilien PART II: PERSPECTIVES IN B2B RESEARCH 2. A High-level Overview: A Value Perspective on the Practice of Business-to-Business Marketing Ralph Oliva 3. Applications of Agency Theory in B2B Marketing: Review and Future Directions Ranjan Banerjee, Mark Bergen, Shantanu Dutta and Sourav Ray 4. Progress and Prospects for Governance Value Analysis in Marketing: When Porter Meets Williamson Mrinal Ghosh and George John 5. Network Governance Stefan Wuyts and Christophe Van den Bulte 6. Marketing Capabilities for B2B Firms Neil A. Morgan and Rebecca J. Slotegraaf 7. Gaining Competitive Advantage with Service-Dominant Logic Robert F. Lusch and Stephen L. Vargo 8. Coordinating Marketing and Sales in B2B Organizations Frank Cespedes 9. Competitor Intelligence: Enabling B2B Marketing Strategy Liam Fahey PART III: B2B MARKETING MIX AND STRATEGY 10. B2B Marketing Communication in a Transformational Marketplace Don E. Schultz 11. Business-to-Business Market Segmentation Robert J. Thomas 12. Branding in B2B Firms Kevin Lane Keller and Philip Kotler 13. Trade Shows in the Business Marketing Communications Mix Srinath Gopalakrishna and Gary L. Lilien 14. Value-based Pricing: A State-of-the-Art Review George E. Cressman Jr PART IV: INTER-FIRM RELATIONSHIPS IN B2B MARKETS 15. Evolution of Buyer - Seller Relationships Douglas Bowman 16. Relationship Marketing Joshua T. Beck and Robert W. Palmatier 17. Customer Relationship Management in Business Markets Rajkumar Venkatesan, V. Kumar and Werner Reinartz 18. Trust, Distrust and Confidence in B2B Relationships Lisa K. Scheer 19. Strategic Alliances in a Business-to-Business Environment Robert E. Spekman 20. Learning in Coopetitive Relationships Hillbun (Dixon) Ho and Shankar Ganesan 21. The Organizational Buying Center: Innovation, Knowledge Management and Brand Wesley J. Johnston and Jennifer D. Chandler 22. B2B Relationship Underpinnings of Outsourcing Rajan Varadarajan PART V: PERSONAL SELLING AND SALES MANAGEMENT 23. Salesperson Effectiveness: A Behavioral Perspective Kevin Bradford and Barton A. Weitz 24. Boundary Work and Customer Connectivity in B2B Front Lines Jagdip Singh, Detelina Marinova and Steven P. Brown 25. Key Account Management Christian Homburg and Torsten Bornemann 26. Sales Force Compensation: Research Insights and Research Potential Anne T. Coughlan and Kissan Joseph 27. Sales Force Performance: A Typology and Future Research Priorities Michael Ahearne and Son K. Lam 28. Building a Winning Sales Force in B2B Markets: A Managerial Perspective Andris A. Zoltners, Prabhakant Sinha and Sally E. Lorimer 29. The Impact of the Internet on B2B Sales Force Size and Structure Murali K. Mantrala and Sonke Albers PART VI: TECHNOLOGY AND B2B MARKETING 30. Toward a Theory of Technology Marketing: Review and Suggestions for Future Research Jakki J. Mohr, Sanjit Sengupta and Stanley Slater 31. Key Questions on Innovation in the B2B Context Gerard J. Tellis, Rajesh K. Chandy and Jaideep C. Prabhu 32. The Stage-Gate(R) System for Product Innovation in B2B Firms Robert G. Cooper 33. B2B e-Commerce Venkatesh Shankar 34. Designing B2B Markets Ernan Haruvy and Sandy Jap PART VII: METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES 35 Qualitative Research Methods for Investigating Business-to-Business Marketing Questions Abbie Griffin 36. Case Study Research in Business-to-Business Contexts: Theory and Methods Arch G. Woodside and Roger Baxter 37. Survey Research in B2B Marketing: Current Challenges and Emerging Opportunities Aric Rindfleisch and Kersi D. Antia 38. Marketing Metrics in B2B Firms Raji Srinivasan Index