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The Resource Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal, James D. Hornfischer

Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal, James D. Hornfischer

Label
Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Title
Neptune's inferno
Title remainder
the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Statement of responsibility
James D. Hornfischer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on interviews with veterans and primary sources to present a narrative account of the pivotal World War II campaign, chronicling the three-month effort to gain control of Guadalcanal as a battle that taught the U.S. Navy and Marines new approaches to warfare
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hornfischer, James D
Dewey number
940.54/265933
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.98
LC item number
.H665 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Veterans
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943
Label
Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal, James D. Hornfischer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-489) and index
Contents
Eight-two ships -- Sea of troubles. Trip wire ; A great gray fleet ; The first D-Day ; Nothing worthy of Your Majesty's attention ; Fly the carriers ; A captain in the fog ; The martyring of Task Group 62.6 ; Burning in the rain -- Fighting fleet rising. A new kind of fight ; The Tokyo Express ; A function at the junction ; What they were build for ;The warriors ; The devil may care ;The visit ; Night of a new moon ; Pulling the trigger ; "Pour it to 'em" -- Storm tide. All hell's eve ; The weight of a war ; Enter fighting ; "Strike-- repeat, strike" ; Santa Cruz ; Secret history ; Turner's choice ; Suicide ; Black Friday ; Into the light ; The killing salvo ; Death in the Machine Age ; Point blank ; Among the shadows ; Atlanta burning ; Cruiser in the sky ; Regardless of losses -- The thundering. The giants ride ; The gun club ; The kind of men who win a war ; On the spot ; The futility of learning ; Future rising ; Report and echo ; The opinion of convening authority ; Ironbottom Sound -- Ships and aircraft types of the Guadalcanal Campaign -- Naval battles of the Guadalcanal Campaign -- Total naval losses at Guadalcanal
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 516 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780553806700
Lccn
2010027231
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn613432356
Label
Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal, James D. Hornfischer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-489) and index
Contents
Eight-two ships -- Sea of troubles. Trip wire ; A great gray fleet ; The first D-Day ; Nothing worthy of Your Majesty's attention ; Fly the carriers ; A captain in the fog ; The martyring of Task Group 62.6 ; Burning in the rain -- Fighting fleet rising. A new kind of fight ; The Tokyo Express ; A function at the junction ; What they were build for ;The warriors ; The devil may care ;The visit ; Night of a new moon ; Pulling the trigger ; "Pour it to 'em" -- Storm tide. All hell's eve ; The weight of a war ; Enter fighting ; "Strike-- repeat, strike" ; Santa Cruz ; Secret history ; Turner's choice ; Suicide ; Black Friday ; Into the light ; The killing salvo ; Death in the Machine Age ; Point blank ; Among the shadows ; Atlanta burning ; Cruiser in the sky ; Regardless of losses -- The thundering. The giants ride ; The gun club ; The kind of men who win a war ; On the spot ; The futility of learning ; Future rising ; Report and echo ; The opinion of convening authority ; Ironbottom Sound -- Ships and aircraft types of the Guadalcanal Campaign -- Naval battles of the Guadalcanal Campaign -- Total naval losses at Guadalcanal
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 516 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780553806700
Lccn
2010027231
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn613432356

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