Guadalcanal


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Frank, Richard B.


Keyword(s):
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943. Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943. Guadalcanal -- Schlacht (1942-1943) Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943


Year:
1990


Pages:
xiv, 800 p., [24] p. of plates


Publisher:
Random House


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
21229351


Label:
Box 119


Notes:
ill., maps ; 25 cm. Strategy, command, and the Solomons -- Plans, preparations, and approach -- The landing -- The Battle of Savo Island -- First days ashore -- The Tenaru -- The Battle of the Eastern Solomons -- Two weeks of sparring -- The Battle of Edson's Ridge -- Reinforcement and reassessment -- Battles on the Matanikau -- The Battle of Cape Esperance -- The "high-speed convoy" -- The battle for Henderson Field -- The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands -- Retreats and advances -- The naval battle of Guadalcanal, part I: the Battle of Friday the Thirteenth -- The naval battle of Guadalcanal, part II: convoy and capital ship actions -- The Battle of Tassafaronga -- The December decision -- The final offensive begins -- The final offensive continues -- Operation "KE" -- Summary and reflections -- Forces arrayed for the landing -- Order of battle of the 17th Army -- Allied naval casualties -- Losses of principal aircraft types -- Index of military units. Includes bibliographical references (p. 651-766) and indexes. Richard B. Frank. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: D767.98; Dewey: 940.54/26


ISBN:
ISBN: 0394588754 :; 9780394588759 LCCN: 90-8265


Work type:
Juvenile (no specific ages) (jau)


Edition:
1st


Research notes:
Review copy - uncorrected proofs Insert between cover and first leaf


Abstract:
Provides an account of the World War II battle of Guadalcanal.


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