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In January 1942, the only Allied success against Japan was a Chinese victory at Changsha. [172] These easy victories over unprepared US and European opponents left Japan overconfident, as well as overextended. [173] In early May 1942, Japan initiated operations to capture Port Moresby by amphibious assault and thus sever communications and supply lines between the United States and Australia. More Iraqis have died as a result of insurgent bombings, revenge killings, than were killed by US military by accident (collateral damage in military parlance) during the 2003 invasion (Bush Speak: Regime Change).

Pages: 300

Publisher: Nabu Press (September 11, 2010)

ISBN: 1172384851

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