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Author Jersey, Stanley Coleman, 1921-

Title Hell's islands [electronic resource] : the untold story of Guadalcanal / Stanley Coleman Jersey ; foreword by Edward W. Snedeker.

Imprint College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2008.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 514 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Texas A & M University military history series ; 111
Texas A & M University military history series ; 111.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-482) and index.
Contents The eve of World War II -- The enemy at the doorstep -- Flying before the storm -- The Japanese in the Southern Solomons, May-August 1942 -- Preparing for battle -- The early air war -- Day one, Guadalcanal -- Day one : Tulagi, Gavutu, and Tanambogo -- Day two : Tulagi, Gavutu, and Tanambogo -- Guadalcanal : hanging on -- Bloody September -- Black October -- A river too far -- War in the outer islands -- The U.S. Army takes over -- The Ke-go Operation.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Guadalcanal, Battle of (Solomon Islands : 1942-1943)
World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal.
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943.
Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) -- History, Military.
Chronological Term 1939 - 1945
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Military history.
Other Form: Print version: Jersey, Stanley Coleman, 1921- Hell's islands. 1st ed. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2008 9781585446162 1585446165 (DLC) 2007014115
ISBN 1603444556 (electronic bk.)
9781603444552 (electronic bk.)
9781585446162 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1585446165 (cloth ; alk. paper)