Morning Star, Midnight Sun: The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August – October 1942
Morning Star, Midnight Sun: The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August – October 19424.12 24 5 Author: Jeffrey R. Cox Narrator: Joe Barrett
Hamstrung by arcane pre-war thinking and a bureaucratic mind-set, the U.S. Navy had to adapt on the fly in order to compete with the mighty Imperial Japanese Navy, whose ingenuity and creativity thus far had fostered the creation of its Pacific empire. Starting with the amphibious assault on Savo Island, the campaign turned into an attritional struggle where the evenly matched foes sought to grind out a victory.
Following on from his hugely successful book Rising Sun, Falling Skies, Jeffrey R. Cox tells the gripping story of the first Allied offensive of the Pacific War, as they sought to prevent Japan from cutting off Australia and regaining dominance in the Pacific.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Tantor Audio
Length: 20H 42Min
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