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Lost at Guadalcanal

  • Kartonierter Einband
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Follows the USS Astoria (CA-34) and USS Chicago (CA-29) during the late summer of 1942! when both participated in the early days ... Weiterlesen
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Zusammenfassung Follows the USS Astoria (CA-34) and USS Chicago (CA-29) during the late summer of 1942! when both participated in the early days of the critical battle for Guadalcanal. Drawing on a variety of firsthand accounts! it tells the story from the perspective of the men aboard each ship! transporting readers inside the gun turrets! behind the lookout binoculars! and below deck as the battle rages. Informationen zum Autor Retail developer John J. Domagalski lives in the Chicago area. His articles have appeared in World War II History Magazine. Klappentext The dramatic account of two American warships in the South Pacific! this book follows the USS Astoria (CA-34) and USS Chicago (CA-29) during the late summer of 1942! when both participated in the early days of the critical battle for Guadalcanal. Drawing on a variety of firsthand accounts! some previously unpublished! the book tells the story from the perspective of the men aboard each ship! transporting readers inside the gun turrets! behind the lookout binoculars! and below deck as the battle rages. Individual stories of heroism! sacrifice and survival unfold as both vessels meet their fates in the South Pacific.

Autorentext

Retail developer John J. Domagalski lives in the Chicago area. His articles have appeared in World War II History Magazine.



Klappentext

The dramatic account of two American warships in the South Pacific, this book follows the USS Astoria (CA-34) and USS Chicago (CA-29) during the late summer of 1942, when both participated in the early days of the critical battle for Guadalcanal. Drawing on a variety of firsthand accounts, some previously unpublished, the book tells the story from the perspective of the men aboard each ship, transporting readers inside the gun turrets, behind the lookout binoculars, and below deck as the battle rages. Individual stories of heroism, sacrifice and survival unfold as both vessels meet their fates in the South Pacific.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Lost at Guadalcanal
Untertitel: The Final Battles of the Astoria and Chicago as Described by Survivors and in Official Reports
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EAN: 9780786458974
ISBN: 978-0-7864-5897-4
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: McFarland & Co Inc
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 232
Gewicht: 408g
Größe: H254mm x B178mm
Jahr: 2010