The Guadalcanal campaign.

by United States Marine Corps

Publisher: Greenwood Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 189 Downloads: 336
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  • Solomon Islands,
  • Guadalcanal.


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 170-172.

LC ClassificationsD767.98 .U5 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4436675M
ISBN 100837122767
LC Control Number79090734

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  First Offensive: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal. by Henry I. Shaw, Jr. In the early summer of , intelligence reports of the construction of a Japanese airfield near Lunga Point on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands triggered a demand for offensive action in the South Pacific. The leading offensive advocate in Washington was Admiral Ernest J. King, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Guadalcanal The marines strike back by Joseph N. Mueller: The Guadalcanal Campaign by John L. Zimmerman: Guadalcanal Decision at Sea by Eric Hammel: Guadalcanal Diary by Richard Tregaskis: Guadalcanal General: the Story of A. A. Vandegrift Usmc by John T. Foster: Guadalcanal +Campaign. The Greatest Battles in History: The Guadalcanal Campaign. By: Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II is considered the best book ever written about Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. Highly respected by both the civilian and naval communities, Nimitz was   Book:Guadalcanal Campaign. Categories: Warfare. Click to preview! Book size: ca. pages Binding: Paperback Hardcover (+US$ ) Paperback. Interior: Black & white Color (+US$ ) Black & white. Shipping destination: Currency: Share Tweet. Contents: Guadalcanal Campaign Battle of Tulagi and Gavutu–Tanambogo

The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by American forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August and 9 February on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War II. ://

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The battle at Guadalcanal--which began eight months to the day after Pearl Harbor--marked the first American offensive of World War II. It was a brutal six-month campaign that cost the lives of some 7, Americans and o volume, ten years in the writing, recounts the full story of the critical campaign for Guadalcanal and is based on first-time tran This is simply a terrific book which explores the pivotal campaign on Guadalcanal from beginning to end.

It weaves the air, sea & land battles into a cohesive narrative. Frank writes from both the Allied & The Guadalcanal campaign. book perspectives in a clear & fair  › Books › History › Military. The Guadalcanal campaign. [John L Zimmerman; United States. Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Prelude to the offensive --Landings on Tulagi and Gavuta-Tanambogo --Guadalcanal --The first three days --Establishment of the perimeter and battle of the Tenaru --The battle of the ridge --Development of the perimeter and   John B.

Lundstrom is the author of several books on the Pacific War, including The First Team and The First Team and the Guadalcanal is the recipient of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature, the Hook Contributor s Award and the Admiral Arthur W.

Radford Award by the National Aviation :// By the end of the Battle of Guadalcanal, the Japanese had lost ab of th army troops (many of them to disease and malnutrition), 38 ships, and aircraft. Although the Allies fared better, the Guadalcanal campaign was a costly endeavor for them too: They lost about 7, out of 60, men, 29 ships, and :// This book describes the 9th Australian Division's role in the Allied counter-offensive against Japan in northern New Guinea in There has been little written about this campaign.

Lieutenant-General John Coates, a former Chief of the General Staff, Australian Army, has interviewed veterans and studied Australian, American, and Japanese Preface. THE GUADALCANAL CAMPAIGN, a monograph prepared by the Historical Division, Headquarters, United States Marine Corps, is the fifth of a series of operational monographs designed to present to both the student and the casual reader complete and factually accurate narratives of the major operations in which the Marine Corps participated during World War :// /title-list-alphabetically/g/ Guadalcanal America's First Victory on the Road to Tokyo (Campaign) by Mark Stille and Peter Dennis | 18 Aug out of 5 stars 2 The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign - Naval Fighter Combat form August to November by John Lundstrom.

"Our few against their precious few." This is a continuation of The First Team part I. The first book chronicled the Pacific Naval air combat from  › Books › History › Military.

The Guadalcanal Campaign was fought between August 7,and February 9,in the Pacific theatre of World War campaign, which was a decisive and strategically important campaign of World War II, was fought on the ground, at sea, and in the air between Allied forces against Imperial Japanese forces.

The fighting took place on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the   The World War II Battle of Guadalcanal was the first major offensive and a decisive victory for the Allies in the Pacific theater.

With Japanese troops stationed in this section of the Solomon Internet Archive BookReader The Guadalcanal Campaign COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus   “As a Marine who landed on Guadalcanal on 7 AugustThe Solomons Campaigns is the most comprehensive book that I’ve read on the war in the Solomons.

It brought back memories of those very dark days. Semper Fi.” – William J. Carroll, President, Guadalcanal Campaign Veterans “Your books brought tears to my ://   Guadalcanal's discovery by westerners was under the Spanish expedition of Álvaro de Mendaña in The name comes from the village of Guadalcanal, in the province of Seville, in Andalusia, Spain, birthplace of Pedro de Ortega Valencia, a member of Mendaña's expedition.

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Marine Corps -- History -- World War, In this Osprey Air Campaign book, author Mark Stille makes the case that the battle for Guadalcanal was the turning point in the Pacific War. Further, he argues that the Japanese failure to suppress the "Cactus Air Force" at Henderson Field was the key reason the Japanese failed to win at  › History › Military History › Armed Forces.

Not the book if you are looking for a comprehensive history of the Guadalcanal campaign - the book focuses exclusively on the first Japanese land attempt to retake the island. Without understanding that the Americans had landed a full marine division to occupy the island, the Japanese high command sent the Ichiki battalion to recapture Overview The 7–8 August landings on the eastern Solomons islands of Guadalcanal and Tulagi were the U.S.

Navy's first offensive amphibious operation in the Pacific. It was to turn into a six-month-long seesaw campaign that pitted ships and aircraft of the U.S. Navy and ground and air units of the Marine Corps and Army against tenacious Japanese resistance by land and sea.

As we progress /world-war-ii//   Guadalcanal Diary is a memoir written by war correspondent Richard Tregaskis and originally published by Random House on January 1, The book recounts the author's time with the United States Marine Corps on Guadalcanal in the early stages of (book).

Chapter 8: Critical November. in the direction of Guadalcanal. The missing details of the movement were forthcoming when, on 1 November, Halsey advised Vandegrift that Koli Point was believed to represent the current enemy target and suggested that Vandegrift be prepared for activity in that area.

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The Battle of Guadalcanal Campaign would result in a significant strategic, combined arms victories by the Allied Forces over the Japanese in the Pacific Theater of World War 2.

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On August 7,eleven thousand US Marines landed on Tulagi and Guadalcanal Islands in the South Pacific. It was the first major Allied offensive against Japanese forces; the first time in history that a combined air, land The Guadalcanal campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by American forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August and 9 February on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War was the first major land offensive by Allied forces against the Empire of ://   Guadalcanal Campaign (Paperback) Authored by Charles River Editors Released at Filesize: MB effortlessly will get a delight of studying a published book Lori Bernier This ebook might be worthy of a read, and far better than other.

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Thus, the book also covers the Battles of the Tenaru and Matanikau. Smith has done an excellent job at obtaining Japanese records and thus both sides are represented equally well in this ://  The overall story of Guadalcanal is very tough to tell in one book, and (perhaps because I'm new to it) I got lost a few times (back on track with the help of the web).

I think more pictures would help, with timetables: like, "this is the layout of the ships atthis the layout at " and so ://