Morning Star, Midnight Sun: The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August-October 1942

Morning Star, Midnight Sun: The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August-October 1942

by Jeffrey Cox

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472826381
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 02/20/2018
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 175,532
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey R. Cox is a litigation attorney and an independent military historian specializing in World War II, Ancient Greece, and Ancient Rome. His first interest was in the Pacific War, which he has studied for more than 30 years. A student of history, international affairs, and defence policy for most of his life, Cox holds a degree in National Security Policy Studies from The Ohio State University and a doctorate of jurisprudence from Indiana University School of Law. He is a contributor to Military History Online (www.militaryhistoryonline.com) and resides in Indianapolis.

Table of Contents

I. Now What? – Strategic situation in Summer 1942
II. Learning on the Landing – The Invasion of Guadalcanal
III. The Sleeping Watch – The Battle of Savo Island
IV. Expensive Bait – Battle of the Eastern Solomons
V. I am Aoba – The Battle of Cape Esperance
VI. Not Quite Midway – Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
VII. Barfight in the Dark – The First Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
VIII. The Reckoning Begins – Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
IX. Just When You Think – Battles of Tassafaronga and Rennell Island
X. Cartwheeling – Bismarck Sea, Landings on New Georgia and Vella Lavella
XI. Guadalcanal – Minus All the Mistakes
XII. Anti-Climax – Isolation of Rabaul

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