Guadalcanal: The Carrier Battles - Carrier Operations in the Solomons, August-October 1942

Guadalcanal: The Carrier Battles - Carrier Operations in the Solomons, August-October 1942 by Eric Hammel epub pdf fb2

Title: Guadalcanal: The Carrier Battles - Carrier Operations in the Solomons, August-October 1942
Author: Eric Hammel
ISBN10: 0517566087
ISBN13: 978-0517566084
Publisher: Crown (September 9, 1987)
Language: English
Subcategory: Humanities
Size PDF: 1889 kb
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Pages: 505 pages
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Guadalcanal: The Carrier Battles - Carrier Operations in the Solomons, August-October 1942 by Eric Hammel


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Details the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal in November of 1942, a crucial step toward America's victory over the Japanese during WWII. Blends detailed historical records with personal accounts of many of the officers and enlisted men involved, creating an engrossing narrative of the strategy and struggle as seen by both sides. Includes major new insights into the battles, including an account of the American forces' failure to effectively use their radar advantage. Originally published in 1988 as the concluding volume in the author's series of three independent books. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)