WorldCat Identities

Gailey, Harry A.

Overview
Works: 47 works in 200 publications in 3 languages and 6,508 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Maps  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: DT509.5, 940.5426
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Most widely held works by Harry A Gailey
The war in the Pacific : from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay by Harry A Gailey( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Harry Gailey offers a fresh one-volume treatment of the vast Pacific theater in World War II, examining in detail the performance of Japanese and Allied naval, air, and land forces in every major military operation. The War in the Pacific begins with an examination of events leading up to World War II and compares the Japanese and American economies and societies, as well as the chief combatants' military doctrine, training, war plans, and equipment. The book then chronicles all significant actions - from the early Allied defeats in the Philippines, the East Indies, and New Guinea; through the gradual improvement of the Allied position in the Central and Southwest Pacific regions; to the final agonies of the Japanese people, whose leaders refused to admit defeat until the very end. Gailey gives detailed treatment to much that has been neglected or given only cursory mention in previous surveys. The reader thus gains an unparalleled overview of operations, as well as many fresh insights into the behind-the-scenes bickering between the Allies and the interservice squabbles that dogged MacArthur and Nimitz throughout the war
Historical dictionary of the Gambia by Harry A Gailey( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bougainville, 1943-1945 : the forgotten campaign by Harry A Gailey( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"" The 1943 invasion of Bougainville, largest and northernmost of the Solomon Islands, and the naval battles during the campaign for the island, contributed heavily to the defeat of the Japanese in the Pacific War. Here Harry Gailey presents the definitive account of the long and bitter fighting that took place on that now all-but-forgotten island. A maze of swamps, rivers, and rugged hills overgrown with jungle, Bougainville afforded the Allies a strategic site for airbases from which to attack the Japanese bastion of Rabaul. By February of 1944 the Japanese air strength at Rabaul had inde
The road to Aba; a study of British administrative policy in Eastern Nigeria by Harry A Gailey( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The liberation of Guam, 21 July-10 August 1944 by Harry A Gailey( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Donald Cameron, colonial governor by Harry A Gailey( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howlin' Mad vs. the Army : conflict in command, Saipan, 1944 by Harry A Gailey( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peleliu, 1944 by Harry A Gailey( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Africa in maps by Harry A Gailey( )

14 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MacArthur's victory : the war in New Guinea, 1943-1944 by Harry A Gailey( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In March 1942, General Douglas MacArthur faced an enemy who, in the space of a few months, had captured Malaya, Burma, the Philippines, the Dutch East Indies, and, from their base at Raubaul in New Britain, threatened Australia. Upon his retreat to Australia, MacArthur hoped to find enough men and material for a quick offensive against the Japanese. Instead, he had available to him only a small and shattered air force, inadequate naval support, and an army made up almost entirely of untried reservists. Here is one of history's most controversial commanders, battling his own superiors for enough supplies (as President Roosevelt favored the European Theater), butting heads with the Navy (which opposed his initiatives), and on his way to making good his promise of liberating the Philippines
Historical dictionary of The Gambia by Arnold Hughes( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gambia achieved its independence from Great Britain on February 18, 1965 and became mainland Africa's smallest state. Despite its small size and population, it was able to establish itself as a functioning parliamentary democracy for nearly 30 years, avoiding the common fate of other African countries, which soon fell under authoritarian single-party rule or experienced military coups. In addition, its political stability and modest economic success enabled it to avoid remaining under British domination or being absorbed by its larger French-speaking neighbor, Senegal, as anticipated by man
History of Africa by Harry A Gailey( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical dictionary of the United States Marine Corps by Harry A Gailey( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MacArthur strikes back : decision at Buna, New Guinea, 1942-1943 by Harry A Gailey( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lugard and the Abẹokuta uprising : the demise of Ẹgba independence by Harry A Gailey( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
History of Africa from 1800 to present by Harry A Gailey( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clifford, imperial proconsul by Harry A Gailey( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa, troubled continent--a problems approach by Harry A Gailey( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Africa in maps by Harry A Gailey( )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fei zhou shi by Harry A Gailey( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in Chinese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bougainville, 1943-1945 : the forgotten campaign
Alternative Names
Gailey, Harry 1926-

Gailey, Harry Alfred 1926-

Languages
English (141)

Chinese (2)

Spanish (1)

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Bougainville, 1943-1945 : the forgotten campaignThe liberation of Guam, 21 July-10 August 1944MacArthur's victory : the war in New Guinea, 1943-1944Historical dictionary of The GambiaHistorical dictionary of the United States Marine CorpsMacArthur strikes back : decision at Buna, New Guinea, 1942-1943