THE SOLOMONS CAMPAIGNS 1942-1943, Volume II, From Guadalcanal to Bougainville: Pacific War Turning Point. by William L. McGee. Campaigns of sustained violence in all three dimenisions: sea, land and air. Finally, the many valuable lessons learned during the Solomons Campaigns are summarized, ranging from logistical support and force requirements to offshore toeholds and leapfrogging.
The follow-up to The Amphibians Are Coming!, this book covers all the Solomon Campaigns -from Guadalcanal to Bougainville. It tells the story of America's first offensive after Pearl Harbor.
Part I, "The Southern Solomon," covers the bloody six-month struggle for Guadalcanal.
Part II, "The Central Solomon," chronicles the amphibious operations in the New Georgia Islands group, including the five separate landings at Rendova, Segi Point, Viru Harbor, Wickham Anchorage, and Rice Anchorage.
And Part III, "The Northern Solomon," recounts the seizure of the treasuries, the Chioseul Diversion, and the Bougainville campaign.
688 pages. Over 700 photos, illustrations & maps! Naval - Navy - Marines - Air Force
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