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Midnight in the Pacific : Guadalcanal : the World War II battle that turned the tide of war / Joseph Wheelan.

Wheelan, Joseph. (Author).
Book Book ([2017])
Description: xxi, 356 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, photographs ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, [2017]
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 940.5426 Whe 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction (3rd Floor) D 767.98 W44 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780306824593
  • ISBN: 0306824590
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-342) and index.
Contents:
August part I: Marine invasion and naval disaster -- August part II: Japan strikes back: Tojo time and Alligator Creek -- September: "Let George do it" -- October: Plan X showdown -- November: Halsey's Navy triumphs -- December: the Army takes charge -- January-February: Operation KE and US victory.
Summary:
A sweeping narrative history--the first in over twenty years--of America's first major offensive of World War II, the brutal, no-quarter-given campaign to take Japanese-occupied Guadalcanal.
Alternate Title: Guadalcanal : the World War II battle that turned the tide of war
Citation: Wheelan, Joseph. "Midnight in the Pacific : Guadalcanal : the World War II battle that turned the tide of war." Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, 2017.

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