Frank, Richard B.
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
xiv, 800 p.,  p. of plates
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
LC: D767.98; Dewey: 940.54/26
ISBN: 0394588754 :; 9780394588759 LCCN: 90-8265
Juvenile (no specific ages) (jau)
Review copy - uncorrected proofs Insert between cover and first leaf
Provides an account of the World War II battle of Guadalcanal.