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The battles of Cape Esperance, 11 October 1942 and Santa Cruz Islands, 26 October 1942.

Author: Henry V Poor; Henry A Mustin; Colin G Jameson
Publisher: Washington [D.C.] : Naval Historical Center, Dept. of the Navy, 1994.
Series: Combat narratives., Solomon Islands campaign ;, 4-5.
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Genre/Form: Military history
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Poor, Henry V.
Battles of Cape Esperance, 11 October 1942 and Santa Cruz Islands, 26 October 1942.
Washington [D.C.] : Naval Historical Center, Dept. of the Navy, 1994
(OCoLC)622576729
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry V Poor; Henry A Mustin; Colin G Jameson
ISBN: 0945274211 9780945274216 0160429447 9780160429446
OCLC Number: 29031302
Notes: Henry V. Poor authored the account of the Battle of Cape Esperance while the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands was written by Henry V. Poor, Henry A. Mustin, and Colin G. Jameson; both were published together without attribution by the Office of Naval Intelligence in 1943.
Originally published: Washington, D.C. : Publications Branch, Office of Naval Intelligence, United States Navy, 1943. (Combat narratives. Solomon Islands campaign ; 4-5).
Description: x, 80 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Battle of Cape Esperance. Introduction --
Organization of our force --
Admiral Scott's instructions --
Preliminary movements --
11 October: events prior to action --
The engagement --
Retirement --
Conclusions --
Appendix --
Chronological outlines. Battle of Santa Cruz Islands. Introduction --
Forces involved --
The approach --
Action on Guadalcanal --
Results of Enterprise air search --
Carrier Zuiho damaged ---
Our air groups attack --
First Hornet wave --
Shokaku hit --
Nachi cruiser hit --
The Enterprise wave --
Kongo-class battleship hit --
Second Hornet wave --
Chikuma hit --
Another Tone-class cruiser hit, as well as CL or DD --
Summary of damage inflicted on enemy ships --
Enemy attacks on the Hornet group --
Enemy attacks on the Enterprise group --
summary of damage suffered by Task Force KING --
Conclusions --
Appendix A: Torpedoing of the Hornet by our destroyers --
Appendix B: Lieut. Stanley W. Vejtasa downs seven enemy planes --
Appendix C: Designations of United States naval ships and aircraft.
Series Title: Combat narratives., Solomon Islands campaign ;, 4-5.
Other Titles: Battle of Cape Esperance

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