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This Is Guadalcanal

The Original Combat Photography

by William S. Butler

  • 230 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Guadalcanal Island (Solomon Islands),
  • Solomon Islands,
  • History,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • USA,
  • Military - General,
  • Photojournalism,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Guadalcanal,
  • Pictorial works,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - United States,
  • Campaigns,
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7727465M
    ISBN 100688170811
    ISBN 109780688170813

    Battle of Guadalcanal, (August –February ), series of World War II land and sea clashes between Allied and Japanese forces on and around Guadalcanal, one of the southern Solomon Islands, in the South Pacific. Japanese troops landed on Guadalcanal on July 6, , and began constructing an.


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This Is Guadalcanal by William S. Butler Download PDF EPUB FB2

I write this review as the Son of a US Marine who fought at Guadalcanal and landed on 8/7/ on Haleta. I'm also a retired USAF mustang and my wife and I went to Guadalcanal during Aug This book is outstanding, even though it is long but it is also a good by: Guadalcanal – America's first victory on the road to Tokyo (Campaign) by Mark Stille and Peter Dennis | out of 5 stars This book is as well researched (if not more) with a comprehensive account of all the skirmishes and battles associated with Guadalcanal during World War II.

The preface points out that this book is unique in that it covers land, air, and sea together, and that it includes the Japanese side/5. In his outstanding first book, a Vietnam veteran and lawyer establishes Guadalcanal's decisive place in the history of World War II.

The Guadalcanal campaign was ``triphibious,'' combining air, land, and sea : Penguin Publishing Group. Go into this book understanding it is a product of its time. Guadalcanal Diary was published in the middle of World War II and shows in how the story is told.

The book is focused on the Americans who fought in the battle and tells the story of their experiences on the ground rather than the larger strategic picture/5.

This celebrated classic gives a soldier's-eye-view of the Guadalcanal battles&#;crucial to World War II, the war that continues to fascinate us all, and to military history in general. Unlike some of those on Guadalcanal in the fall ofRichard Tregaskis volunteered to be there. An /5(6).

Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First Edition, Good Book, no jacket, clean tight unmarked red top stained pages, 16 full pages of b/w photos in one mid section, end pages have maps of Guadalcanal, PO stamp on the front and back end pages, book has full green cloth covered boards with a Marine Corp emblem on the front cover, red and black.

"Guadalcanal Diary" is a classic of war reportage. In the first American offensive of World War II, Tregaskis went ashore with the Marines at Guadalcanal on August 7, and stayed with them for the next six weeks while they fought for survival against the Japanese.5/5(5). Find a huge variety of new & used Guadalcanal Solomon Islands Battle of books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.

Shop Guadalcanal Solomon Islands Battle of books at Alibris. The primary target was the island of Guadalcanal. In this book, Mr. Frank describes the landings and the capture of Henderson Field in vivid detail. I was also impressed with his descriptions of the fateful battle of Savo Island, where the Allies lost 4 heavy cruisers to an inferior Japanese force.

Admiral Fletcher's decision to remove the Cited by:   First Offensive: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal Series Title: Marines in World War II, Commemorative Series Language: English: LoC Class: D History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: World War II () Subject: Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, Subject: United States.

Marine Corps -- History -- World War, Guadalcanal (/ ˌ ɡ w ɑː d əl k ə ˈ n æ l /; indigenous name: Isatabu) is the principal island in Guadalcanal Province of the Solomon Islands, located in the south-western Pacific, northeast of is the largest island in the Solomon Islands by area, and the second by population (after Malaita).The island is mainly covered in dense tropical rainforest and has a mountainous Area: 5, km² (2, sq mi).

In my opinion, what makes Guadalcanal Diary stand out, and thus stand the test of time, is the clear and factual manner in which it conveys the new, different feeling of warfare in the Pacific for Americans.

Mundane details are transformed in his telling. The realities of what it meant to fight in tall, razor-like grass, to visually search trees in the jungle for snipers, to eat cold food, to. Guadalcanal User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

In his outstanding first book, a Vietnam veteran and lawyer establishes Guadalcanal's decisive place in the history of World War II. The Guadalcanal campaign was "triphibious,'' combining air, land Read full review5/5(2).

Directed by Lewis Seiler. With Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte. The story of a large U.S. Marines invasion task force /10(K). LA Times Book Review The battle at Guadalcanal—which began eight months to the day after Pearl Harbor—marked the first American offensive of World War II.

It was a brutal six-month campaign that cost the lives of some 7, Americans and o Japanese. Operationally, the Battle of Guadalcanal was notable for the interrelationship of a complex series of engagements on the ground, at sea, and in the air.

Tactically, what stood out was the resolve. LA Times Book Review The battle at Guadalcanal--which began eight months to the day after Pearl Harbor--marked the first American offensive of World War II. It was a brutal six-month campaign that cost the lives of some 7, Americans and o Japanese.5/5(2).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frank, Richard B. Guadalcanal. New York: Random House, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience.

The multiphase Naval Battle of Guadalcanal consisted of a series of destructive air and sea engagements closely related to a Japanese effort to reinforce land forces on the island.

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Richmond Kelly Turner, commander of amphibious forces in the South Pacific theater, said: “In this engagement, we had displayed for our lasting respect and admiration a cool but eager gallantry that is above : Historynet Staff.

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You will be able to zoom in to better read names etc. Printing is also easily possible because of the high resolution (dpi) and the missing watermarks. Includes bibliographical references (pages )-and indexes Strategy, command, and the Solomons -- Plans, preparations, and approach -- The landing -- The Battle of Savo Island -- First days ashore -- The Tenaru -- The Battle of the Eastern Solomons -- Two weeks of sparring -- The Battle of Edson's Ridge -- Reinforcement and reassessment -- Battles on the Matanikau -- The Battle of Pages:   Trent Hone, author of Learning War: The Evolution of Fighting Doctrine in the U.S.

Navy,analyzed how U.S. Naval strategies developed during the the Battle of .