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Hell's islands : the untold story of Guadalcanal

Author: Stanley Coleman Jersey
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2008.
Series: Texas A & M University military history series, 111.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents battlefield accounts and first-person narratives from over 200 Allied and Japanese veterans of the battle on Guadalcanal Island between August 1942 and February 1943.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jersey, Stanley Coleman, 1921-
Hell's islands.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)608414687
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Coleman Jersey
ISBN: 9781585446162 1585446165
OCLC Number: 122526828
Description: xx, 514 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The eve of World War II --
The enemy at the doorstep --
Flying before the storm --
The Japanese in the Southern Solomons, May-August 1942 --
Preparing for battle --
The early air war --
Day one, Guadalcanal --
Day one : Tulagi, Gavutu, and Tanambogo --
Day two : Tulagi, Gavutu, and Tanambogo --
Guadalcanal : hanging on --
Bloody September --
Black October --
A river too far --
War in the outer islands --
The U.S. Army takes over --
The Ke-go Operation.
Series Title: Texas A & M University military history series, 111.
Responsibility: Stanley Coleman Jersey ; foreword by Edward W. Snedeker.
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Beginning with the events that preceded the battle for Guadalcanal during the Australian defense of the southern Solomon Islands in late 1941, this work details the military preparations made in  Read more...

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"While not an oral history, [this work] in effect gives us the color and depth of one, while piling on the fruits of research into the Japanese and English language literature." - Kenneth W. Estes, Read more...

 
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