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The Hard Slog
The Solomons Campaigns 1942-1943
From Guadalcanal to Bougainville Pacific War Turning Point429Skickas inom 7-10 vardagar.
Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.The follow-up to 'The Amphibians Are Coming!', this second volume covers all the Solomons Campaigns and tells the story of Americas first offensive after Pearl Harbor. Part I, 'The Southern Solomons Campaigns', is excerpted from Volumes IV and V of distinguished naval historian Samuel Loring Morisons History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, and covers the bloody six-month struggle for Guadalcanal. Part II, 'The Central Solomons Campaigns', chronicles the amphibious operations in the New Georgia Islands group, including the five separate landings at Rendova, Segi Point, Viru Harbor, Wickham Anchorage, and Rice Anchorage. Part III, 'The Northern Solomons Campaigns', recounts the seizure of the Treasury Islands, the Choiseul Diversion, the Bougainville campaign, and sums up the many valuable lessons learned during the Solomons Campaigns -- most becoming doctrine in later Pacific campaigns.
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Fler böcker av William L McGee
William L. McGee, after his WWII "Kid's Cruise," attended Montana State College and had a long and successful career in broadcasting. He now lives in St. Helena, California.
Strategic Decisions, Plans and Preparations March-July 2004 1942; The Landings, 7-8 August 1942; The Six-Month Struggle for Guadalcanal; Amphibious Rehearsals in the Russells, 21 February 1943; Lull Between Storms, February-June 1943; Operation Toenails -- The Invasion of New Georgia; Occupation of Vella Lavella, 15 August-9 October 1943; Bouganville Campaign, 27 October-25 November 1943; Lessons Learned in the Solomons, 19 August 1943-19 November 1943; Index.