Military History Books Guadalcanal The First Offensive The War in the Pacific U.S. Army in World War Two 50th Commemorative Edition 1989


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This is a near fine (almost like new) hardcover, no dust jacket as issued. 1989 Commemorative Anniversary Edition 1989 Center of Military History U.S. Army Washington D.C. This copy is crisp and clean inside and out. The pages appear crisp, clean and free of markings. The binding is tight and straight. Pictorial hardcover front has only a hint of shelf wear. Near super octavo book size or 7" x 10" with 413 pages including index.

Guadalcanal The First Offense by John Miller Jr. is a definitive military history of the War in the Pacific, specifically, Guadalcanal. This edition is the 50th Anniversary Commemorative edition. The book shows the contribution of all services in the victory at Guadalcanal and the long road to Tokyo. It summarizes the relationship between air, ground and surface forces and argues that the victory on Guadalcanal can only be understood with an appreciation of the contribution of all branches of service. It acknowledges the "fighting teams" of the battle and victory.

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