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Guadalcanal the First Offensive
by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||416|
Seller Notes: “ The US Army in WWII: Guadalcanal: The First Offensive: The War in the Pacific is a special 50th Anniversary Commemorative series that was distributed by the National Historical Society as a special monthly book club. This book was written by the official historians of the US Armed Forces and is the absolute best series of books on the battles that they Seller Rating: % positive. Guadalcanal The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle (Book): Frank, Richard B.: Brilliant an enormous work based on the most meticulous research LA Times Book Review 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 .
Buy a cheap copy of WW II: Guadalcanal: The First Offensive book by John Miller Jr.. Free shipping over $ US Army in World War II--War in the Pacific: 'Guadalcanal: The First Offensive' [Bibliographical Note] Bibliographical Note No historians accompanied the Army forces to Guadalcanal to observe operations, conduct interviews and critiques, and collect records for the preparation of a history of the campaign.
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GUADALCANAL: THE FIRST OFFENSIVE by John Miller, Jr. CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY UNITED STATES ARMY WASHINGTON, D. C., Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: First Printed CMH Pub For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office Washington, D.C.
out of 5 stars Guadalcanal: The First Offensive. Reviewed in the United States on Verified Purchase. filled with facts and descriptions for the history buff. Probably best reading for a person that has an interest in the Pacific Theater island campaign of WWII.
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The book does focus on the ground combat, which is understandable since the subtitle does say, " U.S. Army in World War II". It is a bit odd the American Army would include this campaign since it was the U.S. Marines which carried out the initial invasion of Guadalcanal and was involved in most of the key initial battles of the campaign/5.
"Guadalcanal: The First Offensive" is a tactical history of ground operations involved in seizing and holding the heavily jungled island of Guadalcanal in the British Solomon Islands. It covers the campaign from the initial invasion on 7 August to 21 February when the area including the Russell Islands was finally secured.
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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.
LA Times Book Review 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 Japanese.5/5(2).
FIRST OFFENSIVE: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal by Henry I. Shaw, Jr. September and the Ridge The Pagoda at Henderson Field, served as headquarters for Cactus Air Force throughout the first months of air operations on Guadalcanal. From this building, Allied planes were sent against Japanese troops on other islands of the Solomons.
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 Japan.
The victory on Guadalcanal can be understood only by an appreciation of the contribution of each service. No one service won the battle. The most decisive engagement of the campaign was the air and naval Battle of Guadalcanal in mid-Novemberan engagement in which neither Army nor Marine Corps ground troops took any direct part.
United States Army Center of Military History. The first is to provide the Army itself with an accurate. Guadalcanal: The First Offensive by Jr. John Miller. Paperback $ View All Available Formats & Editions. This book describes a single year in a long war. By October the American Pages: Get this from a library.
Guadalcanal: the first offensive. [John Miller] -- This account of the first victory over Japanese ground forces, told at the level of companies, platoons, and even individuals, demonstrates the relationship between air, ground, and surface forces in. First Offensive: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal Series Title: Marines in World War II, Commemorative Series Language: English: LoC Class: D History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: World War II () Subject: Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, Subject: United States.
Marine Corps -- History -- World War, Chpt The strategic decision --Allied organization and missions in the Pacific theater --Japanese advances --The problem of command and strategy --The decision --Chpt Plans for invasion --Air and naval plans --Landing force plans --Final preparations --Chpt The Invasion --The approach --The northern attack --The invasion of Guadalcanal.
In FebruaryLIFE magazine published a series of photographs from Guadalcanal — the largest of the Solomon Islands and the site of the Allies’ first, pivotal offensive in the Pacific.
Sources. The basic source work for this booklet is the first volume in the series History of U.S. Marine Corps Operations in World War II, Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal, written by LtCol Frank O. Hough, Maj Verle E. Ludwig, and Henry I. Shaw, Jr.
(Washington: Historical Branch, G-3 Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, ).Other books used in writing this narrative were:. GUADALCANAL: THE FIRST OFFENSIVE, by John Miller, jr. (Washington: GPO, ,; pages, 3 charts, 36 maps, 76 illustrations, 5 appendixes, glossary, index, CMH Pub ) 'Guadalcanal: The First Offensive' is a tactical history of ground operations involved in seizing and holding the heavily jungled island of Guadalcanal in the British Solomon Islands.
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