World War Two Studies (Adam Matthew Digital)

Important primary sources, offering insight into government policy, the war in the Pacific, and the war in Europe. Sources include the records of the Special Operations Executive - the secret British organisation whose mission was to conduct espionage, sabotage and subversion behind enemy lines in Europe; private papers of American General Robert L Eichelberger, commander of the Amphibious Eighth during the Pacific War, in charge of all ground occupation troops in Japan (1945-1948), and second in command to General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific; Diaries of James V Forrestal, US Secretary of the Navy, 1944-1947, and first Secretary of Defense, 1947-1949.