Battles Of World War Ii - Guadalcanal 1942

On what was a virtually unheard of Pacific island, the United States shattered the myth of Japanese invincibility. In the first American amphibious assault of the Second World War, the US Marines and Army halted the apparently irresistible Japanese advance in its tracks. Over 30,000 American and Japanese casualties were suffered in five months of bitter fighting. From the ranks of the units that contested this campaign a seasoned fighting force of US veterans was created that would, island by island, sweep the Japanese back across the Pacific.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781112223351
Categories BX, History, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Humanities, WBD
Author(s) Osprey's
Publisher Osprey's
Pages 96
Format Hardback
Dimensions 19.5cm x 1cm x 25cm
Weight 0.23 kg
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