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Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal [James D. Hornfischer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. "A masterpiece of 20th- century naval history." --Bob Shacochis, National Book Award-winning author of The Immaculate Invasion "The star of this year's reading list is James D. Hornfischer. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. *Starred Review* Hornfischer's third outstanding book on the U.S. Navy's surface forces in WWII will have a ready- made audience because its subject is the naval side of the Guadalcanal campaign of The campaign began when marines landed on that deservedly unfrequented island. Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal [James D. Hornfischer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Matt said: The naval battles around the island of Guadalcanal (the largest island in the Solomons, l Is this book all fact or some fiction? With the Old Breed by Eugene B. Sledge The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors by James D. Hornfischer Neptune's Inferno by James D. Hornfischer Escape From Davao by John D. Neptune's Inferno. The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal. The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal. The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal. The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal. By James D. . James D. Hornfischer is the author of The Fleet at Flood Tide, Neptune's Inferno, Ship of Ghosts, and The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors, winner of the Samuel . 30 Mar Neptune's Inferno The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal By James D. Hornfischer. pp. Random House, $ In the cauldron of the Guadalcanal Campaign, the role of the U.S. Navy's surface sailors is an epic saga of humiliating defeat, hard-won redemption, bloody triumph—and then another.
8 Feb Guadalcanal, that island of thick jungle and tall grass plunked down in the Southwest Pacific, was the scene of desperate fighting from early August through mid-October between James Hornfischer's Neptune's Inferno is about that combat at sea, which cost the U.S. Navy so much in toil and blood. 6 Mar The Paperback of the Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal by James D. Hornfischer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $25 or more!. But at Guadalcanal the U.S. proved it had the implacable will to match the Imperial war machine blow for violent blow. James Hornfischer is the author of a couple of well-regarded books about the US Navy in the Pacific (The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors and Ship of Ghosts); haven't read those, but they're on the.