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Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

Author: James D Hornfischer
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Draws on interviews with veterans and primary sources to present a narrative account of the pivotal World War II campaign, chronicling the three-month effort to gain control of Guadalcanal as a battle that taught the U.S. Navy and Marines new approaches to warfare.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Interviews
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James D Hornfischer
ISBN: 9780553806700 055380670X 9780553908077 0553908073
OCLC Number: 613432356
Notes: Map on endpapers.
Description: xxii, 516 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Eighty-two ships --
Sea of troubles --
Fighting fleet rising --
Storm tide --
The thundering.
Responsibility: James D. Hornfischer.

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Draws on interviews with veterans and primary sources to present a narrative account of the pivotal World War II campaign, chronicling the three-month effort to gain control of Guadalcanal as a battle that taught the U.S. Navy and Marines new approaches to warfare.

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