The authors cover the higher-level aspects of the operation but expect the reader to possess a basic under standing of the Guadalcanal campaign
since the book does not adequately explain the events leading up to Operation KE.
The Guadalcanal campaign
is highly relevant today, as the U.
The six-month Guadalcanal campaign
was the longest operation the U.
VETERANS--August 4-7, 2006, Arlington, Virginia, Contact Gordon W.
During the course of my research, I was amazed at the truly joint nature of the Guadalcanal campaign
While looking back at the Korean War, Vietnam War and the Guadalcanal campaign
and other World War II battles, several people who spoke at Forest Lawn said the future will demand more sacrifices from men and women in uniform.
That was then followed by the Guadalcanal campaign
, a prolonged ordeal on land, sea and air which finally resulted in the total defeat of the Japanese forces on the island.
In chapter 3, taking the Guadalcanal campaign
of 1942 as a case study, Cameron analyzes the Marine image of the Japanese soldier as "other" (steeped in a Hollywood tradition of Asian villains) and how such perceptions affected the way in which the Corps waged war in the Pacific.
A brave, energetic, and effective naval surface commander; his actions off Lunga Point (the naval battle of Guadalcanal) wrecked Japanese plans to bombard Henderson Field and marked a turning point in the Guadalcanal campaign
There have been entire books written on single actions of the Guadalcanal campaign
, such as the fighting at Tassafaronga, Savo Island, and Bloody Ridge.
He was a Guadalcanal campaign
veteran, serving two terms as president and currently on the Board of Directors.
In the second book, Lundstrom continues the story of the developing Pacific war with the Guadalcanal campaign
An ironic footnote to the Guadalcanal campaign
is that Adm Isoroku Yamamoto, the mastermind of the attack on Pearl Harbor, was killed on 18 April 1943 when his plane was shot down by a flight of Army P-38s launched from Henderson Field.
We, the Guadalcanal Campaign
Veterans Association, find that there is a resurgence of interest in the Battle of Guadalcanal and we welcome this.
Captain Rick Jacobs will discuss the history and impact of the Guadalcanal campaign
in the Allied offensive against Japan.