Green Hell: The Battle for Guadalcanal

Green Hell: The Battle for Guadalcanal

by William J. Owens
     
 

This is the story of thousands of Melanesian, Australian, New Zealand, Japanese and American men who fought for a poor insignificant island in a faraway corner of the South Pacific Ocean. For the men who participated, the real battle was of man against jungle. This is the account of land, sea and air units covering the entire six-month battle-stories of ordinary

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This is the story of thousands of Melanesian, Australian, New Zealand, Japanese and American men who fought for a poor insignificant island in a faraway corner of the South Pacific Ocean. For the men who participated, the real battle was of man against jungle. This is the account of land, sea and air units covering the entire six-month battle-stories of ordinary privates and seamen, admirals and generals, who survived to claim the victory that was the turning point of the war in the Pacific.

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A heroic account of the first US offensive in the Pacific theater of World War II, the amphibious assault on Tulagi and Guadalcanal on 7 August 1942. Based on interviews, personal accounts, and official records. Includes a glossary without pronunciation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555714987
Publisher:
L&R Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Hellgate Memories series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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