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Guadalcanal - a book by Hammel, Eric


U. S. Marines in WWII

Guadalcanal( )
Author: Hammel, Eric
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Book Sales, Incorporated
Imprint:Crestline Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $14.99
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On August 7, 1942, eight months after Pearl Harbor, the Marine Corps struck back against Japan at Guadalcanal, in the Solomon Islands.  It was America's first major offensive in the Pacific, and the stakes were high.  Japan had been running roughshod across Asia, the Pacific, and the Indian Ocean. If the Marines failed to stop the Japanese in the Solomons, Samoa and Fiji almost certainly would fall, mortally threatening Austrailia.  Guadalcanal was the first step in...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.875 x 11.375 x 0.125 Inches
Book Weight:2.34 Pounds

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