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Fighting on Guadalcanal By U.S. War Office
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Complete reprint of a small booklet produced in 1943 which provided American troops undergoing training in the U.S. with information on the tactics and weapons used by the enemy and the tactics used... More > to defeat the Japanese troops on Guadalcanal in order to be better prepared when encountering the enemy in later operations. 5 drawings.< Less
Fighting on Guadalcanal By Russel Reeder
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This small pamphlet was initially released by the United States Government Printing Office in 1943 for the education of troops being sent to the Pacific Theater. The Imperial Japanese forces were... More > fighting a new kind of war and American troops were unfamiliar with it. The pamphlet is a collection of first hand accounts of the fighting, what to expect in the jungles of the Pacific Islands, and the debunking of the supersoldier myth which had begun to surround the Imperial Japanese troops. This pamphlet is in the public domain, as it was created by the Federal Government, and I have included copyright free photographs taken on Guadalcanal during the fighting. The few editing errors made were left intact.< Less
GUADALCANAL: Pacific Campaign Book By Dean Wilson
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GUADALCANAL: Op Watchtower 7th Aug '42-9th Feb '43 was the American Marines (& Army) first operation in the Pacific. This book includes a historical section detailing all of the battles &... More > skirmishes of the Guadalcanal campaign, from the initial (opposed) landings on Tulagi, through to the capture of the airfield, Matainaku River, the Japanese attacks on Henderson Field & the Japanese withdrawal & the final assaults on the Japanese positions at Mount Austen! This book includes detailed Table of Organisation & Equipment for the Japanese & US Forces (including the 3rd Kure Naval Force, the American Army, Marines & aviation assets) plus a highly detailed Campaign Section bringing Guadalcanal to life through a series of linked battles covering the first assaults right through to the final battles for Mt. Austen. Included are Naval Gunfire, Amphibious Assaults, Night Fighting & specific scenarios, rules and equipment lists make this a worthwhile addition to your Flames of War Pacific bookshelf.< Less
GUADALCANAL: Pacific Campaign Book By Dean Wilson
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GUADALCANAL: Op Watchtower 7th Aug '42-9th Feb '43 was the American Marines (& Army) first operation in the Pacific. This book includes a historical section detailing all of the battles &... More > skirmishes of the Guadalcanal campaign, from the initial (opposed) landings on Tulagi, through to the capture of the airfield, Matainaku River, the Japanese attacks on Henderson Field & the Japanese withdrawal & the final assaults on the Japanese positions at Mount Austen! This book includes detailed Table of Organisation & Equipment for the Japanese & US Forces (including the 3rd Kure Naval Force, the American Army, Marines & aviation assets) plus a highly detailed Campaign Section bringing Guadalcanal to life through a series of linked battles covering the first assaults right through to the final battles for Mt. Austen. Included are Naval Gunfire, Amphibious Assaults, Night Fighting & specific scenarios, rules and equipment lists make this a worthwhile addition to your Flames of War Pacific bookshelf.< Less
First Offensive: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal By Henry I. Shaw
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Letters From the Dead---Guadalcanal By David Hinton
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The first landing in the Pacific by the First Marine Division on Guadalcanal. The Japanese were makiong an airfield that would put them astride the sea lanes to Australia. This couldn't be allowed.
World War Ii Sea War, Vol 8: Guadalcanal Secured By Donald A Bertke, Gordon Smith, Don Kindell
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Volume 8 documents the swing of battle from the Axis to the Allies from December 1942 thru February 1943 as naval actions forced the Japanese to begin their retreat and their efforts to forestall the... More > inevitable. Meanwhile, naval actions slowly strangled the Axis nations in Europe and led them to the road of defeat. Specific events include: * The last naval battles for Guadalcanal. * The IJN’s secret evacuation of the Japanese Army from Guadalcanal. * The Russian encirclement and destruction of the German Sixth Army at Stalingrad. * The German counterattacks against the much larger Russian Army in the Ukraine. * The Battle of the North Atlantic between Allied convoy escorts and German U-boats. * The Allies’ advance to trap German and Italian troops in Tunisia. * Intense actions in the Arctic Ocean as the German surface fleet tried to destroy the Arctic Convoys. * Increased attacks by USN submarines on Japanese shipping.< Less
World War II Sea War, Vol 8: Guadalcanal Secured By Donald A Bertke, Gordon Smith, Don Kindell
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Volume 8 documents the swing of battle from the Axis to the Allies from December 1942 thru February 1943 as naval actions forced the Japanese to begin their retreat and their efforts to forestall the... More > inevitable. Meanwhile, naval actions slowly strangled the Axis nations in Europe and led them to the road of defeat. Specific events include: * The last naval battles for Guadalcanal. * The IJN’s secret evacuation of the Japanese Army from Guadalcanal. * The Russian encirclement and destruction of the German Sixth Army at Stalingrad. * The German counterattacks against the much larger Russian Army in the Ukraine. * The Battle of the North Atlantic between Allied convoy escorts and German U-boats. * The Allies’ advance to trap German and Italian troops in Tunisia. * Intense actions in the Arctic Ocean as the German surface fleet tried to destroy the Arctic Convoys. * Increased attacks by USN submarines on Japanese shipping.< Less
My Navy Career By Howard Sherer
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The memoirs of Howard Sherer, chronicling his life and times on the USS Guadalcanal which later captured the famed U-505 during World War II.
My Navy Career By Howard Sherer
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The memoirs of Howard Sherer, chronicling his life and times on the USS Guadalcanal which later captured the famed U-505 during World War II.