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    • Morning Star, Midnight Sun

    • The Early Guadalcanal-Solomons Campaign of World War II August–October 1942
    • By: Jeffrey R. Cox
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 20 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Following the disastrous Java Sea campaign, the Allies went on the offensive in the Pacific in a desperate attempt to halt the Japanese forces that were rampaging across the region. With the conquest of Australia a very real possibility, the stakes were high. Their target: the Japanese-held Soloman Islands, in particular the southern island of Guadalcanal. Hamstrung by arcane pre-war thinking and a bureaucratic mind-set, the US Navy had to adapt on the fly in order to compete with the mighty Imperial Japanese Navy, whose ingenuity had fostered the creation of its Pacific empire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Both sides told

    • By Davidsol Cometa on 05-09-18

    Regular price: $34.99