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Battalion of the damned : the 1st Marine paratroopers at Gavutu and Bloody Ridge, 1942

Author: James F Christ
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2007.
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An account of the 1st Marine Parachute Battalion on Guadalcanal. This book shows how, in the face of overwhelming odds, the Parachute Battalion not only knew how to accept orders without question,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Christ, James F.
Battalion of the damned.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608147201
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James F Christ
ISBN: 9781591141143 1591141141
OCLC Number: 71946979
Description: xiv, 320 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, plans ; 24 cm
Contents: August 1941 --
Crossing the Pacific --
Operation Shoestring --
H-Hour, Gavutu --
Gaining the upper hand --
Tanambogo --
Secured --
Tulagi --
Guadalcanal --
Tasimboko --
Lunga Ridge --
12 September --
13 September --
Bloody Ridge --
Alamo --
14 September --
Rest and recovery.
Responsibility: James F. Christ.
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