AUTOGRAPHED BY AUTHOR ERIC HAMMEL!
CARRIER CLASH: Invasion of Guadalcanal and the Battle of the Eastern Solomons August 1942. The Naval and Air battles of the Eastern Solomons was history's third aircraft carrier clash. The battle was waged on August 24, 1942. Author Eric Hammel takes the reader into the air with brave USN pilots as the protect their ships and invasion fleet in early August. Then fly into the Eastern Solomons Battle against the Ryujo and dogfight Japanese Val dive-bombers.
USS Saratoga, USS Enterprise, USS Wasp, USS North Carolina, Manssen, Mackinac, Long Island, Grayson, Balch, Atlanta. TF 16, TF 18, TF 61, TF 62. Henderson Field. VMF 212, VMF 223, MAG 23, VMSB 232, VB 3, VB 6, VF 5, FV 6, FV 71, VP 23, VS 3, VS 5, VS 71, VT 3, VT 8. HIJMS Ryujo, Skokaku, Zuikaku, Tone. 392 pages, superior photographs, maps, index.
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