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A Land War in Asia (A Narrative History of the Third World War) [Kindle Edition]

Adam Yoshida
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Russia has been shattered. Its armies, saved from total annihilation only by a desperate resort to nuclear weapons, have fallen back in the face of an otherwise-unstoppable Chinese advance. India, devastated by a nuclear assault, turns against the nation it believes is ultimately responsible for the attack. Taiwan, its navy and air force destroyed, is fighting block-by-block to defend its cities from the invading People’s Liberation Army.

With the rest of the world either unwilling to unable to join the conflict, the only hope of free people everywhere is that the United States, despite economic disaster and years of domestic disorder, can rally the English-speaking peoples to advance to the defense of liberty once again.

The fight will not be easy. In order to survive the Allies will need a leader who rejects everything that entire generations of mentally-fossilized leaders in the West have stood have. In Washington, there is such a man.

I come before you today,” says President Alexander Harris to the Congress, “to ask only that you vote for war not to end all wars, but to end this war and to restore peace to the world.”

In “The Blast of War”, Adam Yoshida told the story of how present world conditions - if they were allowed to deteriorate further - might lead us towards a Third World War. Now, in “A Land War in Asia”, he imagines just what such a terrible conflict might entail, as China and the Allies trade mighty blows, Chinese hackers and diplomats seek any small advantage they might gain, and American soldiers, sailors, and airmen are asked to take aged equipment to fight battles in places they never even though they’d see, let alone go to war in.


About the Author:

In addition to the “Blast of War”, Adam Yoshida is a commentator whose work has appeared in the National Post, The Washington Times, and the American Thinker.


Product Details

  • File Size: 301 KB
  • Print Length: 174 pages
  • Publisher: Yoshida Media Company (April 3, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007R77C32
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #120,303 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent follow up April 13, 2012
By Sacha
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Really enjoyed this short novel. I'm a fan of near future war books and this is one of the most well thought out i've read. What i enjoyed most i think is that it isn't an american centric book. It really does involve the whole world. Really looking forward to the third installment of this series.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Get Involved With This Land War In Asia April 13, 2012
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A Land War in Asia is the sequel to Yoshida's A Blast of War and it picks up with the election of a new US President and west's conflict with an agressive China.

Like Blast of War, this is not written as a novel but instead as a historical account of events that had already to come to pass. However, this is no dry recounting of events as the storytelling gives the reader an insight into the characters of the day.

A Blast of War is one of the best fictional accounts of a future war I've come across, and A Land War in Asia is an excellent follow-up that leaves you wanting the third and final volume in the series.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent reading May 19, 2012
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I love the what if and could of been and could happen genre; but you take us in with so much speed and at the same time with such detail, I could not stop reading...as well your military knowledge and political background is well on display my friend. there are things only a select few would know or hypothesize, you communicate it all with ease, but I am beating about the bush...when is your next instalment?
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5.0 out of 5 stars Scary April 22, 2014
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As an ex navy vet of 15 years who serve in the Pacific for 5 of them this story struck a nerve . The author has come very close to storytelling our possible future. China is on a mission! To make the Pacific it own private lake. The world, our Commander in chief needs to wake up!!!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Dreadful October 20, 2013
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Starts to pick up and show some promise then bogs down in the mundane. Don't bother it is not worth the bandwidth or your time.
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4.0 out of 5 stars An interesting view on wold war three September 3, 2013
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Some plots are not entirelly unplausable, Certainly the possibility of a Chinese landgrab against resource rich but scarcely populated Siberia and the Russian Far East is a scenario that is realistic enough that it worries the leaders in Moscow. The present appeasement policy towards China combined with increased focus on the military in the east compared to traditionally focusing almost entirelly on western areas and the muslim south is a clear indication of that. However the nuclear deterrent is a strong factor in preventing those fears from becoming reality. There is no guarantee that Russia would chose to use only tactical nukes as in this book, if they were truly invaded and it looked like their conventional defense would collapse

The Geo Political difficulties (the increasing military and economic strength of China inspiring varying degrees of wariness to fear from almost all of China's neighbours except possibly North Korea) and economic restraints are depected much more realistically then for instance the "invasion Alaska" series (that one is highly entertaining, but lacks the grasps of economic and geo political realities that would prevent such a tremendous Chinese rise). At least in the opening stages of this depected conflict.

However the writer gets a bit carried away when depecting a Chinese invasion of Britain aided by Germany and France (angered by Britain's secession from the EU and conservative politics) way too much so.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great read July 25, 2013
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Can't wait for more of Adam's books to hit the self. I'm a fan now.
today's clancy on today's world.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good Book March 29, 2013
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Well thought out plot that is very believable and make sense now and projected in the future. A very good read.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly Recommend
Fast moving story that keeps you interested. A real page turner. Part two of the series. Looking forward to reading the third book.
Published 11 months ago by David A. Pascarella
5.0 out of 5 stars Go buy the entire series immediately!
I cannot say enough good things about this book. So I will not even try. Buy this book. Buy the entire series. Read them in order. Do so immediately. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Trusten
3.0 out of 5 stars Ok Book
Right out of the headlines kind of slow to start but picks up later in the story sometimes was hard to keep reading
Published 14 months ago by Brad W. Goodwin
5.0 out of 5 stars Just outstanding
This is far the best book in the trilogy. I loved the counterplay. I was used to the 1980s third world war senarios and this was a refreshing change.
Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Similar in scope to Tom Clancy
a fascinating look at what just might happen - i have read the first and second books in the series and enjoyed them both- fortunately not as much tech-speak as Tom Clancy - i look... Read more
Published 14 months ago by Mark Law
5.0 out of 5 stars Book
Again not Tom Clancy but good read. Just make sure you read them in order. Five more words are required by Amazon.
Published 16 months ago by Richard K. Kinlaw
5.0 out of 5 stars A excellent second installment
this was a great installment to the Third World War trilogy. The plot really begins to develop in this volume.
Published 16 months ago by Nosfuerato
4.0 out of 5 stars Shockingly Not Hardcore Right Wing
I like Alternate History so I was naturally drawn to this. The writing is well done, the story is interesting, and the author avoids the pitfalls of this genre - going on a right... Read more
Published 16 months ago by jkochman
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