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  • The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942

    From huddled command conferences to cramped cockpits, John Lundstrom guides readers through the maelstrom of air combat at Guadalcanal in this impressively researched sequel to his earlier study. Picking up the story after Midway, the author presents a scrupulously accurate account of what happened, describing in rich detail the actual planes and pilots pitted in the ferocious battles that helped turn the tide of war. Based on correspondence with 150 American and Japanese veterans, or their families, he reveals the thoughts, pressures, and fear...

    • ASIN: 1591144728
    • Brand: Brand: Naval Institute Press

  • The First Team: Pacific Naval Air Combat from Pearl Harbor to Midway

    Hailed as one of the finest examples of aviation research, this comprehensive 1984 study presents a detailed and scrupulously accurate operational history of carrier-based air warfare. From the earliest operations in the Pacific through the decisive Battle of Midway, it offers a narrative account of how ace fighter pilots like Jimmy Thach and Butch O'Hare and their skilled VF squadron mates--called the "first team"--amassed a remarkable combat record in the face of desperate odds. Tapping both American and Japanese sources, historian John B. Lu...

    • ASIN: 159114471X
    • Brand: Brand: Naval Institute Press

  • The First South Pacific Campaign: Pacific Fleet Strategy December 1941–June 1942

    On May 7 and 8, 1942, fast carrier task forces from the United States and Imperial Japanese navies met in combat for the first time in the Battle of the Coral Sea. A strategic victory for the U.S. in spite of the loss of the carrier Lexington, the destroyer Sims and the fleet oiler Neosho, the battle blunted the Japanese drive on Port Moresby, a valuable Allied air and naval base controlling the western Coral Sea and northern Australia.John B. Lundstrom offers a detailed analysis of the fundamental strategies employed by Japan and the U.S. in t...

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  • The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942 Paperback - July 1, 2005


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  • The Big E: The Story of the USS Enterprise, Illustrated Edition

    "Her admirers will by grateful to Commander Stafford for preserving so much of her so well." -- New York Times"The unbelievable career of the bravest and most effective warship America ever built, excitingly recorded." -- Life"An action-packed drama of living men in a ship with a soul." -- San Francisco Examiner"After reading Commander Stafford's lovingly detailed saga, you may well wonder: Why didn't they preserve the Big E for posterity, just as they did Old Ironsides." -- Arizona RepublicA lasting tribute to the USS Enterprise, this heavily ...

    • ASIN: 1591148022

  • Black Shoe Carrier Admiral: Frank Jack Fletcher at Coral Sea, Midway, and Guadalcanal

    This is the first paperback edition of the revisionist work about Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher, who won his battles at sea but lost the war of public opinion. A surface warrior, Fletcher led the carrier forces in the Pacific that won against all odds at Coral Sea, Midway, and the Eastern Solomon's. Despite these successes, during the post-war Fletcher had become one of the most controversial figures in U.S. naval history and was portrayed as a timid bungler who failed to relieve Wake Island and who deliberately abandoned the Marines at Guadalcan...

    • ASIN: 1591144191
    • Brand: US Naval Institute Press

  • Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

    “A literary tour de force that is destined to become one of the . . . definitive works about the battle for Guadalcanal . . . [James D.] Hornfischer deftly captures the essence of the most pivotal naval campaign of the Pacific war.”—San Antonio Express-News The Battle of Guadalcanal has long been heralded as a Marine victory. Now, with his powerful portrait of the Navy’s sacrifice, James D. Hornfischer tells for the first time the full story of the men who fought in destroyers, cruisers, and battleships in the narrow, deadly waters of ...

    • ASIN: 055380670X
    • Brand: Bantam

  • Descent into Darkness: Pearl Harbor, 1941 - A Navy Diver's Memoir

    On December 7, 1941, as the great battleships Arizona, Oklahoma, and Utah lie paralyzed and burning in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a crack team of U.S. Navy salvage divers headed by Edward C. Raymer are hurriedly flown to Oahu from the mainland. The divers have been given a Herculean task: rescue the sailors and Marines trapped below, and resurrect the pride of the Pacific fleet. Now for the first time, the chief diver of the Pearl Harbor salvage operations, Cmdr. Edward C. Raymer, USN (Ret.), tells the whole story of ...

    • ASIN: 1591147247

  • Retreat Hell

    Marines land at Inchon and fight their way to the Chongjin Reservoir, then are ordered to retreat.

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  • The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign : Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942

    From huddled command conferences to cramped cockpits, John Lundstrom guides readers through the maelstrom of air combat at Guadalcanal in this impressively researched sequel to his earlier study. Picking up the story after Midway, the

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  • Dungeons & Dragons Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica (D&D/Magic: The Gathering Adventure Book and Campaign Setting)

    A Game Informer "Best Role-Playing Game Releases Of 2018" Selection Stand with your guild in the first Dungeons & Dragons book to explore the world of Magic: The Gathering. In Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica, the

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  • Sofia the First Little Golden Book Favorites (Disney Junior: Sofia the First)

    Girls ages 2 to 5 will love this collection that features three Sofia the First Little Golden Books in one hardcover

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  • You Win in the Locker Room First : The 7 C's to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports, and Life

    The author offers his expertise as a successful NFL coach on how to build an organization and provide a practical framework that gives leaders the tools they need to create a great

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  • Practice Test for the Cogat Grade 1 Form 7 Level 7 : Gifted and Talented Test Prep for First Grade; Cogat Grade 1 Practice Test; Cogat Form 7 Grade 1, Gifted and Talented Cogat Test Prep, Practice Test for Children Grade One, Gifted and Talented Test Prep

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  • AIO Platinum Collection : Producers' Picks Showcasing Our First 20 Years

    Since 1987, the characters of the small town of Odyssey have ignited the imaginations of kids through fun situations and memorable lessons they treasure in their hearts for a lifetime! Features 36 episodes of Producer's

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  • The Berenstain Bears Go Out for the Team

    Brother and Sister Bear are such good baseball players that Papa Bear decides they should try out for the Bear Country Cub

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  • Soul Patrol : The Riveting True Story of the First African American LRRP Team in Vietnam

    This unique Vietnam War memoir looks at life and combat in an elite and very rare all-African-American LRRP Unit.

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  • The 1958 Baltimore Colts : Profiles of the Nfl's First Sudden Death Champions

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  • The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Figh - Paperback NEW John B.

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  • FIRST TEAM AND THE GUADALCANAL CAMPAIGN - LUNDSTROM, JOHN B. - NEW PAPERBACK BOO

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