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The Resource Morning star, midnight sun : the early Guadalcanal-Solomons campaign of World War II, August-October 1942, Jeffrey R. Cox

Morning star, midnight sun : the early Guadalcanal-Solomons campaign of World War II, August-October 1942, Jeffrey R. Cox

Label
Morning star, midnight sun : the early Guadalcanal-Solomons campaign of World War II, August-October 1942
Title
Morning star, midnight sun
Title remainder
the early Guadalcanal-Solomons campaign of World War II, August-October 1942
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey R. Cox
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Following the disastrous Java Sea campaign, the Allies went on the offensive in the Pacific in a desperate attempt to halt the Japanese forces that were rampaging across the region. With the conquest of Australia a very real possibility, the stakes were high. Their target: the Japanese-held Soloman Islands, in particular the southern island of Guadalcanal. Hamstrung by arcane pre-war thinking and a bureaucratic mind-set, the US Navy had to adapt on the fly in order to compete with the mighty Imperial Japanese Navy, whose ingenuity and creativity thus far had fostered the creation of its Pacific empire. Starting with the amphibious assault on Savo Island, the campaign turned into an attritional struggle where the evenly matched foes sought to grind out a victory. Following on from his hugely successful book Rising Sun, Falling Skies, Jeffrey R. Cox tells the gripping story of the first Allied offensive of the Pacific War, as they sought to prevent Japan from cutting off Australia and regaining dominance in the Pacific
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cox, Jeffrey R
Dewey number
940.54/265933
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
Morning star, midnight sun : the early Guadalcanal-Solomons campaign of World War II, August-October 1942, Jeffrey R. Cox
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 435-439) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Visitors -- Fighting the problem -- Makee Learnee -- The sleeping watch -- Pandaemonium -- Is he lucky? -- Pride Goeth... -- "Why not?" -- "I am Aoba" -- All hell's Eve -- The lion comes -- Not quite midway -- And then there was one -- Far from satisfactory, far from hopeless
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
448 pages, 16 unnumbered of plates
Isbn
9781472826381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1661536
  • (OCoLC)ocn967072345
  • (OCoLC)967072345
  • 1645012
  • 1661536
Label
Morning star, midnight sun : the early Guadalcanal-Solomons campaign of World War II, August-October 1942, Jeffrey R. Cox
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 435-439) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Visitors -- Fighting the problem -- Makee Learnee -- The sleeping watch -- Pandaemonium -- Is he lucky? -- Pride Goeth... -- "Why not?" -- "I am Aoba" -- All hell's Eve -- The lion comes -- Not quite midway -- And then there was one -- Far from satisfactory, far from hopeless
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
448 pages, 16 unnumbered of plates
Isbn
9781472826381
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1661536
  • (OCoLC)ocn967072345
  • (OCoLC)967072345
  • 1645012
  • 1661536

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