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The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign

Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942

by John B. Lundstrom

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Naval History - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943,
  • Aerial operations, American,
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomo,
  • Naval operations, American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages626
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8600147M
    ISBN 101557505268
    ISBN 109781557505262


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Last Updated Octo The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November () McGee, William L. The Solomons Campaigns, − From Guadalcanal to Bougainville, Pacific War Turning Point (Amphibious Operations in the. Guadalcanal campaign Battle Desc: The Guadalcanal campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by American forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August and 9 February on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War II.

A history of the Guadalcanal campaign was first begun inmore than a year after its close, by Maj. Frederick P. Todd and Capt. Louis Morton, then members of the Historical Section, USAFISPA. A short manuscript dealing with ground, air, and surface action was prepared first.

First, however, he was going to test the Japanese reaction with a strong probing force. He chose the fresh 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, to move inland along the slopes of Mt.

Austen and patrol north towards the coast and the Japanese-held area. After reading Frank's work "Guadalcanal", this book should be next on your list in describing the most important battle in the Solomon's campaign. Done with great detail, and vivid first hand accounts (including the Japanese, bravo Mr.

Smith), this book is to the history about Guadalcanal that "The Thin Red Line" is to the fiction of it. Mr/5(5). Have just finished reading John Lundstrom's excellent book "The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign". The figures he provides for losses (on both sides) is extremely interesting.

The following is a summary. Overview The 7–8 August landings on the eastern Solomons islands of Guadalcanal and Tulagi were the U.S. Navy's first offensive amphibious operation in the Pacific. It was to turn into a six-month-long seesaw campaign that pitted ships and aircraft of the U.S.

Navy and ground and air units of the Marine Corps and Army against tenacious Japanese resistance by land and sea. As we progress. — John B.

Lundstrom, author of The First South Pacific Campaign, The First Team: Pacific Naval Air Combat from Pearl Harbor to Midway, and The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign.

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