Table of contents for Nomonhan : Japan against Russia, 1939 / Alvin D. Coox.

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Volume I
Tables, maps and appendixes
A note to the reader
1. The genesis of the Kwantung Army, 1905-29
2. To the Kwantung Army's provocation of September 1931
3. The Mukden incident
4. The creation of the empire of Manchukuo
5. The Manchurian incident in Retrospect
6. The 'Marvel' of Manchukuo, 1932-37
7. Facing north: the problem and the 'solution'
8. Rumblings on the borders
9. Year of crisis: 1937
10. A neighboring small war: Changkufeng, 1938
11. Of cairns and flatlands: the western frontier
12. The coming of the Nomonhan War: the Mongolian connection
13. Japanese principals and a green division
14. Testing the border guidelines, May 1939
15. The trap on the Halha, May 1939
16. The two faces of escalation, June 1939
17. The Kwantung Army's unauthorized air offensive
18. On to Mongolia: a bridge too poor
19. An authorized offensive: the Halha river crossing
20. Retreat from the river
21. Trying it with tanks
22. Tanks dare the night
23. Foiled by piano wire
24. The end of the Yasuoka detachment
25. Trying it with cold steel
26. Stealth suspended
27. Trying it with big guns
28. Komatsubara's last push toward the river
29. Digging in
30. Forging a second cannae: Zhukov's masterpiece, August 1939
Volume II
31. The road to disaster
32. Desperate remedies
33. The charge of two light brigades
34. The end nears
35. Debacle
36. The death of the 23rd division
37. Winding down a small war
38. Stilling the guns
39. The price
40. The punishment
41. A border restored and the balance tallied
42. The lessons and applications of Nomonhan
43. To the demise of the Kwantung Army
Index of names.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Halhaiin Gol, Battle of, 1939