The Solomons Campaigns 1942-1943 (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
638
Utgivningsdatum
2002-01-01
Förlag
BMC Publications
Illustratör/Fotograf
352 photos & illus
Illustrationer
352 photos & illus
Dimensioner
230 x 155 x 43 mm
Vikt
1100 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780970167873
The Solomons Campaigns 1942-1943 (häftad)

The Solomons Campaigns 1942-1943

From Guadalcanal to Bougainville Pacific War Turning Point

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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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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.

Innehållsförteckning

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.