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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:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Military history
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jersey, Stanley Coleman, 1921-
Hell's islands.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007014115
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Coleman Jersey
ISBN: 1603444556 9781603444552 1299052843 9781299052840
OCLC Number: 702137135
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 514 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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