Guadalcanal : The American Campaign Against Japan in WWII Paperback
by Jon Diamond
Part of the Stackpole Military Photo Series series
On August 7, 1942, U.S. Marines landed on the island of Guadalcanal, northeast of Australia, launching the first major Allied offensive against Japan.
In one of the best-known campaigns of World War II's Pacific Theater, the Marines and then the U.S.
Army endured a bitter six-month struggle for the island.* Hundreds of photos depict soldiers and commanders, vehicles, weapons and equipment, terrain, living conditions, medical care, and much more* Text narrates the campaign and captions expertly describe the photos* Perfect complement to the narrative accounts in the Stackpole Military History Series* Ideal reference for military history fans, scholars, modelers, and reenactors
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 208 pages, 376 b/w photos; 8-pg. colour insert; 4 maps
- Publisher: Stackpole Books
- Publication Date: 01/02/2016
- Category: Australasian & Pacific history
- ISBN: 9780811716260