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Guadalcanal

Richard B. Frank

Guadalcanal

by Richard B. Frank

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 651-766) and indexes.

    StatementRichard B. Frank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767.98 .F73 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 800 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages800
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1856316M
    ISBN 100394588754
    LC Control Number90008265

    Oct 27,  · "Guadalcanal Diary" came out smack dab in the middle of the U.S. fighting in WW II. It was made the year after the actual events portrayed in the film. It's based on a book by the same title, written by Richard Tregaskis. He was a war correspondent who covered the taking of Guadalcanal/10(K). Sep 29,  · Guadalcanal was a grueling experience for the soldiers who went there. Through boredom, hard labor, supply shortages, and the constant threat of death they learned the reality of war. Source: Hugh Ambrose (), The Pacific Nigel Cawthorne (), Turning the Tide: Decisive Battles of the Second World War.

    USS GUADALCANAL was the third IWO JIMA - class amphibious assault ship (helicopter) and the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. Decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on August 31, , the GUADALCANAL was subsequently laid up at . Guadalcanal Diary by Mark Bowden, Richard Tregaskis astonmartingo.com Review In the summer and fall of , American Marines landed on the South Pacific island of Guadalcanal and began the slow, bloody work of defeating the Japanese empire.

    The battle at Guadalcanal marked the first American offensive of World War II and was fought on land, at sea, and in the air. For six months the Americans and the Japanese clashed in brutal warfare that escalated to unimagined levels of sustained violence. 50 photographs; 30 maps.5/5(2). Guadalcanal: The First Offensive Dr. Louis Morton, now Chief of the Pacific Section of the Historical Division, under whose immediate direction this book was written, are due my thanks for his careful reading of every chapter, and for his sound counsel on the many problems of organization and content presented by such a volume. Dr.


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The front endpapers is a map of Guadalcanal, Tulagi and Florida Islands, back end paper is map of Solomon Islands and New Guinea. "Illustrations in this book are official U.S.

Marine Corps photos, reproduced courtesy of International News Photo". Light green boards with red U.S.

Marine Corps emblem on front and spine. Guadalcanal Summary Expansions + Accessories Videos Resources Reviews + Awards Buy now Dec 7, - War explodes across the Pacific when the Japanese attack the American fleet at Pearl Harbor.

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As a mid 30's year old born in the US with a grandparent who served on Guadalcanal, this book gave me a whole new insight into what went on in this battle, and in WWII. What separate this from other war books I've read is that rather than being a top-down after the fact war history book, which ties together many after-the-fact details and the.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Guadalcanal Diary.5/5(4). At the end of the book Tregaskis provides a brief summary of the events which took place on Guadalcanal between October and February Though there are many (and more recent) books on this important battle, Guadalcanal Diary is combat reporting at its best.

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About Guadalcanal “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.

May 01,  · "Guadalcanal Diary" is a classic of war reportage. In the first American offensive of World War II, Tregaskis went ashore with the Marines at Guadalcanal on August 7, and stayed with them for the next six weeks while they fought for survival against the Japanese.5/5(5).

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