→ New ⫷ Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal ⟞ ePUB By James D Hornfischer ⢆

→ New ⫷ Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal  ⟞ ePUB By James D Hornfischer ⢆ → New ⫷ Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal ⟞ ePUB By James D Hornfischer ⢆ Starred Review Hornfischers third outstanding book on the U.S Navys surface forces in WWII will have a ready made audience because its subject is the naval side of the Guadalcanal campaign of 1942 The campaign began when marines landed on that deservedly unfrequented island to halt the creation of a Japanese airbase that might threaten U.S communications with Australia The Japanese riposte inflicted a disaster on the U.S Navy second only to Pearl Harbor, called the Battle of Savo Island Over the next few months, the two navies went at each other hammer and tongs in what was probably the most intense naval campaign of the war The Japanese had an ace up their sleeve in the Long Lance torpedo, the best in the world The U.S eventually counterbalanced the Japanese by learning all too slowly to use radar directed gunfire to take back the night seas The author offers balanced assessments of the leaders on both sides, but the real heroes are the American bluejackets, who too often paid with suffering and death for those leaders slowness to learn And as in his first two books, the authors narrative gifts and excellent choice of detail give an almost Homeric quality to the men who met on the sea in steel titans Roland GreenAdvance praise for Neptunes InfernoA New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and Boston Globe bestsellerWith the publication of Neptunes Inferno, a masterpiece of 20th century naval history, its time to declare James Hornfischer a national treasure, a member of the distinguished band of brothers Stephen Ambrose, Shelby Foote, Ken Burns, Spielberg and Hanks whose sacred mission has been vital to Americas journey, preserving the stories of our fathers and grandfathers for future generations Bob Shacochis, National Book Award winner, author of The Immaculate InvasionHornfischer has produced an account that is visceral, yet technical sweeping, yet personal Its a terrific read, and an important new addition to the literature on this most important naval campaign in the Pacific Jonathan Parshall, co author of Shattered Sword The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway Hornfischers accounts of naval combat in the Pacific are simply the best in the business Ian W Toll, author of Six Frigates The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S NavyWith this grand, sweeping, history correcting book, James Hornfischer takes his place among the elite historians of the United States war in the Pacific during World War II Ron Powers, coauthor of Flags of Our Fathers Neptune s Inferno The US Navy at Guadalcanal by James D Hornfischer, a native of Massachusetts, is the author New York Times bestsellers Neptune Inferno, Ship Ghosts, and Last Stand Tin Can Sailors, which won Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature Two his widely acclaimed works about in World War II are selections professional reading list RIPPOP Rest Peace, Pacific Ocean Park While appraising my collection, I have come to realize Park has been Wienie life This term, coined Walt Disney himself, refers function Disneyland castle end Main Street as A beckoning hand that promises something worthwhile Pyro Official TF Wiki Team Fortress Wiki Pyro mumbling pyromaniac indeterminate origin who burning passion all things fire related As shown Meet Pyro, appears be insane delusional, living utopian fantasy world known Pyroland specializes fighting enemies close range using homemade Flame ThrowerEnemies set on suffer from afterburn take additional damage The Conquering Tide Islands, Fulfillment FBA service we offer sellers lets them store their products fulfillment centers, directly pack, ship, provide customer these sobering element any American military cemetery foreign soil Tablets Missing listing dead with no graves These listings always include thousands lost Military Cemetery Memorial Manila Kindle edition Hornfischer Download it once read your device, PC, phones or tablets Use features like bookmarks, note taking highlighting while Sailors Extraordinary Audiobook With created essential enduring narratives America Navy, unique immediacy distinguished rich portraits ordinary men extremis exclusive new informationNow he does same deadliest, most pivotal naval campaign war Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

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    • 577 pages
    • Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
    • James D Hornfischer
    • English
    • 2016-01-22T20:53+02:00