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[Download] ➽ Midnight in the Pacific: Guadalcanal -- The World War II Battle That Turned the Tide of War ➽ Joseph Wheelan – G-couture.co.uk A sweeping narrative history the first in over twenty years of America's first major offensive of World War II the brutal no uarter given campaign to take Japanese occupied Guadalcanal From early AuguA sweeping narrative history the first in over twenty years of America's first major offensive of World War II the brutal no uarter given campaign to take Japanese occupied Guadalcanal From early August until mid November of 1942 US Marines sailors and pilots struggled for dominance against an implacable enemy Japanese soldiers inculcated with the bushido tradition of death before dishonor avatars of bayonet combat close up personal and gruesome The glittering prize was Henderson Airfield Japanese planners knew that if they neutralized the airfield the battle was won So did the Marines who stubbornly defended it The outcome of the long slugfest remained in doubt under the pressure of repeated Japanese air land and sea operations And losses were heavy At sea in a half dozen fiery combats the US Navy fought the Imperial Japanese Navy to a draw but at a cost ofthan 4500 sailors More American sailors died in these battles off Guadalcanal than in all previous US wars and each side lost 24 warships On landthan 1500 soldiers and Marines died and the air war claimedthan 500 US planes Japan's losses on the island were eually devastating starving Japanese soldiers called it the island of death But when the attritional struggle ended American Marines sailors and airmen had halted the Japanese juggernaut that for five years had whirled through Asia and the Pacific Guadalcanal was America's first major ground victory against Japan and most importantly the Pacific War's turning point Published on the 75th anniversary of the battle and utilizing vivid accounts written by the combatants at Guadalcanal along with Marine Corps and Army archives and oral histories Midnight in the Pacific is both a sweeping narrative and a compelling drama of individual Marines soldiers and sailors caught in the crosshairs of history.

A sweeping narrative history the first in over twenty years of America's first major offensive of World War II the brutal no uarter given campaign to take Japanese occupied Guadalcanal From early August until mid November of 1942 US Marines sailors and pilots struggled for dominance against an implacable enemy Japanese soldiers inculcated with the bushido tradition of death before dishonor avatars of bayonet combat close up personal and gruesome The glittering prize was Henderson Airfield Japanese planners knew that if they neutralized the airfield the battle was won So did the Marines who stubbornly defended it The outcome of the long slugfest remained in doubt under the pressure of repeated Japanese air land and sea operations And losses were heavy At sea in a half dozen fiery combats the US Navy fought the Imperial Japanese Navy to a draw but at a cost ofthan 4500 sailors More American sailors died in these battles off Guadalcanal than in all previous US wars and each side lost 24 warships On landthan 1500 soldiers and Marines died and the air war claimedthan 500 US planes Japan's losses on the island were eually devastating starving Japanese soldiers called it the island of death But when the attritional struggle ended American Marines sailors and airmen had halted the Japanese juggernaut that for five years had whirled through Asia and the Pacific Guadalcanal was America's first major ground victory against Japan and most importantly the Pacific War's turning point Published on the 75th anniversary of the battle and utilizing vivid accounts written by the combatants at Guadalcanal along with Marine Corps and Army archives and oral histories Midnight in the Pacific is both a sweeping narrative and a compelling drama of individual Marines soldiers and sailors caught in the crosshairs of history.

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