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Lost at Guadalcanal : the final battles of the Astoria and Chicago as described by survivors and in official reports

Author: John J Domagalski
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book follows the USS Astoria (CA-34) and USS Chicago (CA-29) during the late summer of 1942, when both participated in the early days of the critical battle for Guadalcanal. Individual stories of heroism, sacrifice and survival unfold as both vessels meet their fates in the South Pacific"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Domagalski, John J., 1969-
Lost at Guadalcanal.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2010
(DLC) 2010024451
(OCoLC)601050079
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John J Domagalski
ISBN: 9780786460076 0786460075
OCLC Number: 672012580
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 224 pages)
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgments; Contents; Preface; Part One: On the Road to War; 1. Treaty Cruisers; 2. Early Days; 3. New Hands; 4. Early Operations; Part Two: Going to Guadalcanal; 5. Gathering Forces; 6. Veterans; 7. Rendezvous at Koro; 8. The Voyage; 9. Approach and Landing; 10. Air Attacks; 11. August Eighth; Part Three: A Night off Savo Island; 12. Unheeded Warnings; 13. Night Dispositions; 14. The Enemy Arrives; 15. A Torpedo Finds the Chicago; 16. The Battle Moves North; 17. Captain Greenman at the Helm; 18. Below Deck; 19. The Battle Continues; 20. Escape; 21. Help at Last.
Responsibility: John J. Domagalski.

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Follows the USS Astoria (CA-34) and USS Chicago (CA-29) during the late summer of 1942, when both participated in the early days of the critical battle for Guadalcanal. Drawing on a variety of  Read more...

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