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The naval battle of Guadalcanal : night action, 13 November 1942

Author: James W Grace
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A superb depiction of the ferocious night action off the coast of Guadalcanal from deck level -- and from both sides.

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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grace, James W., 1945-
Naval battle of Guadalcanal.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607194156
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James W Grace
ISBN: 1557503273 9781557503275
OCLC Number: 39605323
Description: xiv, 234 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Deadlock --
Convoys to cactus --
Air raid --
Evening --
The opponents --
Contact --
"Commence firing" --
Atlanta's agony --
"Get the big ones first" --
"You can't fight a battleship with tin cans" --
Destroyer duels --
Untangling --
Abandon ship --
The cripples --
Morning --
Bobolink to the rescue --
"We've got to sink it" --
Final tragedy --
Aftermath --
Appendix A. Awards to the American officers and men participating in the Battle of Guadalcanal, 13 November 1942 --
Appendix B. American ships named in honor of the Battle of Guadalcanal --
Appendix C. Damage to U.S. ships during the battle --
Appendix D. Damage to Japanese ships --
Appendix E. Statistics on encounters between heavy cruisers and battleships in World War II.
Responsibility: James W. Grace.

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