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Guadalcanal 1942

The Marines Strike Back

by Joseph N. Mueller

  • 96 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Special & elite forces,
  • War & defence operations,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Europe,
  • Japan,
  • Oceania,
  • USA,
  • Solomon Islands,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands), Battle of, 1942-1943,
  • Campaigns,
  • Guadalcanal,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid G. Chandler (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8993159M
    ISBN 101855329166
    ISBN 109781855329164
    OCLC/WorldCa247438154

    The book is written in a clear, chronological order. The battle is broken down by individual months. Thus, the reader is able to follow the battle as it progresses, month by month, from August to January In addition, the narrative is supported by several battle maps, which are simple and easy to read/5(11).


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Days later, after the Japanese had sunk four cruisers of the escorting U.S. fleet, Admiral Robert Ghormley withdrew his ships from the area, leaving the Marines exposed to ground : Penguin Publishing Group.

On what was a virtually unheard of Pacific island, the United States shattered the myth of Japanese invincibility. In the first American amphibious assault of the Second World War, the US Marines and Army halted the apparently irresistible Japanese advance in its tracks.

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Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, 12–15 November The five Sullivan brothers onboard Juneau (CL) at the time of her commissioning ceremonies at the New York Navy Yard, 14 February All were lost with the ship following the 13 November Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. The brothers are (from left to right): Joseph, Francis, Albert.

Richard William Tregaskis (Novem - Aug ) was an American journalist and author whose best-known work is Guadalcanal Diary (), an account of just the first several weeks (in August - September ) of the U.S.

Marine Corps invasion of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands during World War II. By the end of Maythe Japanese had landed men at Guadalcanal.

after the victory at Midway, the Americans began to re-capture the islands that. When Japanese troops arrived on Guadalcanal on June 8,to construct an air base, and then American marines landed two months later to take it away from them, few people outside of the South.

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The fighting took place on and around the island of Location: Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands. "Ironbottom Sound" (alternatively Iron Bottom Sound or Ironbottomed Sound or Iron Bottom Bay) is the name given by Allied sailors to the stretch of water at the southern end of The Slot between Guadalcanal, Savo Island, and Florida Island of the Solomon Islands, because of the dozens of ships and planes that sank there during the Battle of Guadalcanal in – Before the war.

On August 7,eight months to the day after Japan's "dastardly attack" on Pearl Harbor and barely eight weeks after the Battle of Midway ended a 6-month-long string of defeats for the Allies in the Pacific, elements of the First Marine Division, supported by the largest U.S. fleet yet assembled, came ashore on the beaches of Guadalcanal and two nearby islands Cited by: The campaign for Guadalcanal, which stretched from August until Februarycentered on Henderson Field.

The airfield was captured by the US on 8 August and placed into operation by 20 August. As long as the airfield was kept operational and stocked with sufficient striking power, the Japanese could not run convoys with heavy equipment and large amounts.

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"USN Cruiser vs IJN Cruiser, Guadalcanal (Duel)", by Mark Stiles and illustrated by Howard Gerrard and Paul Wright, is a book in the Osprey Duel format that compares the American and Japanese cruisers that fought in the Guadalcanal campaign in /5(29). 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). First Offensive: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal Series Title: Marines in World War II, Commemorative Series Language: English: LoC Class: D History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: World War II () Subject: Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, Subject: United States.

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Marines who fought at the Battle of Guadalcanal between August and February Mr. Wiest is. The IJN's first attempt to retake Guadalcanal was in the Battle of the Tenaru, also known as the Battle of Alligator Creek or the Battle of the Ilu River, on Aug Under the command of Japanese Colonel Kiyonao Ichiki, the IJN conducted a frontal assault against U.S.

forces in the dead of : Natasha Ishak.The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, by James W. Grace, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Md.,$ Writing about the Battle of Guadalcanal, Rear Adm. Richmond Kelly Turner, commander of amphibious forces in the South Pacific theater, said: “In this engagement, we had displayed for our lasting respect and admiration a cool but eager gallantry that is above : Historynet Staff.