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Guadalcanal : The American Campaign Against Japan in WWII
by Jon Diamond




Overview -
On August 7, 1942, U.S. Marines landed on the island of Guadalcanal, northeast of Australia, launching the first major Allied offensive against Japan. In one of the best-known campaigns of World War II's Pacific Theater, the Marines and then the U.S. Army endured a bitter six-month struggle for the island.- Hundreds of photos depict soldiers and commanders, vehicles, weapons and equipment, terrain, living conditions, medical care, and much more- Text narrates the campaign and captions expertly describe the photos- Perfect complement to the narrative accounts in the Stackpole Military History Series- Ideal reference for military history fans, scholars, modelers, and reenactors

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Overview

On August 7, 1942, U.S. Marines landed on the island of Guadalcanal, northeast of Australia, launching the first major Allied offensive against Japan. In one of the best-known campaigns of World War II's Pacific Theater, the Marines and then the U.S. Army endured a bitter six-month struggle for the island.- Hundreds of photos depict soldiers and commanders, vehicles, weapons and equipment, terrain, living conditions, medical care, and much more- Text narrates the campaign and captions expertly describe the photos- Perfect complement to the narrative accounts in the Stackpole Military History Series- Ideal reference for military history fans, scholars, modelers, and reenactors


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  • ISBN-13: 9780811716260
  • ISBN-10: 0811716260
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publish Date: February 2016
  • Page Count: 208
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.75 pounds

Series: Stackpole Military Photo

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