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Guadalcanal (U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II)

by Charles R. Anderson

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Published by Dept. of the Army .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Military - United States,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / United States,
  • History - Military / War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPamphlet
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9765331M
    ISBN 100160613019
    ISBN 109780160613012

    GUADALCANAL: THE FIRST OFFENSIVE by John Miller, Jr. CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY UNITED STATES ARMY WASHINGTON, D. C., Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: First Printed CMH Pub For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office Washington, D.C. The multiphase Naval Battle of Guadalcanal consisted of a series of destructive air and sea engagements closely related to a Japanese effort to reinforce land forces on the island. In early November, the Japanese organized another Guadalcanal convoy, embarking 7, troops and their equipment in another attempt to retake Henderson Field. In conjunction with their troop landings, Japanese naval.

    Guadalcanal Summary Expansions + Accessories Videos Resources Reviews + Awards Buy now Dec 7, - War explodes across the Pacific when the Japanese attack the American fleet at Pearl Harbor. By May , Japan has spread across the Pacific and is threatening America’s supply lines to Australia after building an airf. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Find Guadalcanal by Peter Flahavin at Blurb Books. Revised edition of over THEN AND NOW photos taken on Guadalcanal between - I have added some ne Released on: J Here you can download the USS GUADALCANAL (LPH 7) Mediterranean Cruise Book as a high file. You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution (dpi) and the missing watermarks.


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Guadalcanal (U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II) by Charles R. Anderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

I write this review as the Son of a US Marine who fought at Guadalcanal and landed on 8/7/ on Haleta. I'm also a retired USAF mustang and my wife and I went to Guadalcanal during Aug This book is outstanding, even though it is long but it is also a good by: Guadalcanal – America's first victory on the road to Tokyo (Campaign) by Mark Stille and Peter Dennis | out of 5 stars Guadalcanal Diary is a memoir written by war correspondent Richard Tregaskis and originally published by Random House on January 1, The book recounts the author's time with the United States Marine Corps on Guadalcanal in the early stages of the pivotal months-long battle there starting in Tregaskis relates combat and conversation in an easily readable vernacular, citing the full Author: Richard Tregaskis.

The battle at Guadalcanal--which began eight months to the day after Guadalcanal book Harbor--marked the first American offensive of World War II. It was a brutal six-month campaign that cost the lives of some 7, Americans and o volume, ten years in the writing, recounts the full story of the critical campaign for Guadalcanal and is based on first-time/5.

In his outstanding first book, a Vietnam veteran and lawyer establishes Guadalcanal's decisive place in the history of World War II.

The Guadalcanal campaign was ``triphibious,'' combining air, land, and sea : Penguin Publishing Group. This celebrated classic gives a soldier's-eye-view of the Guadalcanal battles&#;crucial to World War II, the war that continues to fascinate us all, and to military history in general.

Unlike some of those on Guadalcanal in the fall ofRichard Tregaskis volunteered to be there. An /5(6). Guadalcanal Diary is a non-fiction diary of Richard Tregaskis's experience on Guadalcanal as a news correspondent.

He was a volunteer, and knew what he was getting into, /5. The Guadalcanal campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by American forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August and 9 February on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War was the first major land offensive by Allied forces against the Empire of on: Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands.

Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First Edition, Good Book, no jacket, clean tight unmarked red top stained pages, 16 full pages of b/w photos in one mid section, end pages have maps of Guadalcanal, PO stamp on the front and back end pages, book has full green cloth covered boards with a Marine Corp emblem on the front cover, red and black.

"Guadalcanal Diary" is a classic of war reportage. In the first American offensive of World War II, Tregaskis went ashore with the Marines at Guadalcanal on August 7, and stayed with them for the next six weeks while they fought for survival against the Japanese.5/5(5).

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Shop Guadalcanal Solomon Islands Battle of books at Alibris. The primary target was the island of Guadalcanal. In this book, Mr. Frank describes the landings and the capture of Henderson Field in vivid detail. I was also impressed with his descriptions of the fateful battle of Savo Island, where the Allies lost 4 heavy cruisers to an inferior Japanese force.

Admiral Fletcher's decision to remove the Cited by:   First Offensive: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal Series Title: Marines in World War II, Commemorative Series Language: English: LoC Class: D History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: World War II () Subject: Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, Subject: United States.

Marine Corps -- History -- World War, In my opinion, what makes Guadalcanal Diary stand out, and thus stand the test of time, is the clear and factual manner in which it conveys the new, different feeling of warfare in the Pacific for Americans.

Mundane details are transformed in his telling. The realities of what it meant to fight in tall, razor-like grass, to visually search trees in the jungle for snipers, to eat cold food, to. Guadalcanal (/ ˌ ɡ w ɑː d əl k ə ˈ n æ l /; indigenous name: Isatabu) is the principal island in Guadalcanal Province of the Solomon Islands, located in the south-western Pacific, northeast of is the largest island in the Solomon Islands by area, and the second by population (after Malaita).The island is mainly covered in dense tropical rainforest and has a mountainous Area: 5, km² (2, sq mi).

LA Times Book Review The battle at Guadalcanal--which began eight months to the day after Pearl Harbor--marked the first American offensive of World War II. It was a brutal six-month campaign that cost the lives of some 7, Americans and o Japanese.5/5(2).

Operationally, the Battle of Guadalcanal was notable for the interrelationship of a complex series of engagements on the ground, at sea, and in the air. Tactically, what stood out was the resolve.

Guadalcanal User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. In his outstanding first book, a Vietnam veteran and lawyer establishes Guadalcanal's decisive place in the history of World War II.

The Guadalcanal campaign was "triphibious,'' combining air, land Read full review5/5(2). Directed by Lewis Seiler. With Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte. The story of a large U.S. Marines invasion task force /10(K). LA Times Book Review The battle at Guadalcanal—which began eight months to the day after Pearl Harbor—marked the first American offensive of World War II.

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Unlike some of those on Guadalcanal in the fall ofRichard Tregaskis volunteered to be there. One of. Guadalcanal was an “island of death from starvation” after Japanese troops saw their supply lines of food and weapons cut, said Suzuki, “There weren’t even .