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The Resource Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal, James D. Hornfischer

Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal, James D. Hornfischer

Label
Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Title
Neptune's inferno
Title remainder
the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Statement of responsibility
James D. Hornfischer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on interviews with veterans and primary sources to present a narrative account of the pivotal World War II campaign, chronicling the three-month effort to gain control of Guadalcanal as a battle that taught the U.S. Navy and Marines new approaches to warfare
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hornfischer, James D
Dewey number
940.54/265933
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.98
LC item number
.H665 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Veterans
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943
  • Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Target audience
adult
Label
Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal, James D. Hornfischer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-489) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eighty-two ships -- Sea of troubles. Trip wire ; A great gray fleet ; The first D-day ; Nothing worthy of Your Majesty's attention ; Fly the carriers ; A captain in the fog ; The martyring of task group 62.6 ; Burning in the rain -- Fighting fleet rising. A new kind of fight ; The Tokyo express ; A function at the junction ; What they were built for ; The warriors ; The devil may care ; The visit ; Night of a new moon ; Pulling the trigger ; "Pour it to 'em" -- Storm tide. All hell's eve ; The weight of war ; Enter fighting ; "Strike -- repeat, strike" ; Santa Cruz ; Secret history ; Turner's choice ; Suicide ; Black Friday ; Into the light ; The killing salvo ; Death in the machine age ; Point blank ; Among the shadows ; Atlanta burning ; Cruiser in the sky ; Regardless of losses -- The thundering. The giants ride ; The gun club ; The kind of men who win a war ; On the spot ; The futility of learning ; Future rising ; Report and echo ; The opinion of convening authority ; Ironbottom sound
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 516 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780553806700
Lccn
2010027231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn613432356
  • (Sirsi) o613432356
  • (OCoLC)613432356
Label
Neptune's inferno : the U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal, James D. Hornfischer
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-489) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eighty-two ships -- Sea of troubles. Trip wire ; A great gray fleet ; The first D-day ; Nothing worthy of Your Majesty's attention ; Fly the carriers ; A captain in the fog ; The martyring of task group 62.6 ; Burning in the rain -- Fighting fleet rising. A new kind of fight ; The Tokyo express ; A function at the junction ; What they were built for ; The warriors ; The devil may care ; The visit ; Night of a new moon ; Pulling the trigger ; "Pour it to 'em" -- Storm tide. All hell's eve ; The weight of war ; Enter fighting ; "Strike -- repeat, strike" ; Santa Cruz ; Secret history ; Turner's choice ; Suicide ; Black Friday ; Into the light ; The killing salvo ; Death in the machine age ; Point blank ; Among the shadows ; Atlanta burning ; Cruiser in the sky ; Regardless of losses -- The thundering. The giants ride ; The gun club ; The kind of men who win a war ; On the spot ; The futility of learning ; Future rising ; Report and echo ; The opinion of convening authority ; Ironbottom sound
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 516 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780553806700
Lccn
2010027231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn613432356
  • (Sirsi) o613432356
  • (OCoLC)613432356

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