US Military Power in the Pacific: Problems and Prospects: Part I
Over the past 45 years the most traumatic military events involving the United States have been in the Pacific theatre. Pearl Harbor and the war with Japan; Korea, in which 54,000 American military lives were lost; and Vietnam where 57,000 Americans died. Vietnam remains a central factor in American thinking about military power, especially concerning the protracted use of ground forces.1
KeywordsIndian Ocean Nuclear Weapon Military Power Strategic Factor Pearl Harbor
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- 2.S. R. Foley ‘Strategic Factors in the Pacific’, US Naval Institute Proceedings, August 1985, p. 34.Google Scholar