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Guadalcanal

Author: Richard B Frank
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides an account of the World War II battle of Guadalcanal.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frank, Richard B.
Guadalcanal.
New York : Random House, ©1990
(OCoLC)555824975
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Frank
ISBN: 0394588754 9780394588759
OCLC Number: 21229351
Description: xiv, 800 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Strategy, command, and the Solomons --
Plans, preparations, and approach --
The landing --
The Battle of Savo Island --
First days ashore --
The Tenaru --
The Battle of the Eastern Solomons --
Two weeks of sparring --
The Battle of Edson's Ridge --
Reinforcement and reassessment --
Battles on the Matanikau --
The Battle of Cape Esperance --
The "high-speed convoy" --
The battle for Henderson Field --
The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands --
Retreats and advances --
The naval battle of Guadalcanal, part I: the Battle of Friday the Thirteenth --
The naval battle of Guadalcanal, part II: convoy and capital ship actions --
The Battle of Tassafaronga --
The December decision --
The final offensive begins --
The final offensive continues --
Operation "KE" --
Summary and reflections --
Forces arrayed for the landing --
Order of battle of the 17th Army --
Allied naval casualties --
Losses of principal aircraft types --
Index of military units.
Responsibility: Richard B. Frank.

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Provides an account of the World War II battle of Guadalcanal.

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