Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal Author James D. Hornfischer
ISBN-10 9780553385120
ISBN-13 9780553385120
Year 2012-03-06
Pages 544
Language English
Publisher Bantam
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The Battle of Guadalcanal has long been heralded as a Marine victory Now with his powerful portrait of the Navys sacrifice James D Hornfischer tells for the first time the full story of the men who fought in destroyers cruisers and battleships in the narrow deadly waters of Ironbottom Sound Here in stunning cinematic detail are the seven major naval actions that began in August 1942 a time when the war seemed unwinnable and America fought on a shoestring with the outcome always in doubt Working from new interviews with survivors unpublished eyewitness accounts and newly available documents Hornfischer paints a vivid picture of the officers and enlisted men who opposed the Japanese in Americas hour of need The first major work on this subject in almost two decades Neptunes Inferno does what all great battle narratives do It tells the gripping human stories behind the momentous events and critical decisions that altered the course of history and shaped so many lives

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Vanity Row

Vanity Row Author William Riley Burnett
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B323495
Release 1952
Pages 276