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    • Victory Fever on Guadalcanal

    • Japan's First Land Defeat of World War II
    • By: William H. Bartsch
    • Narrated by: Bill Nevitt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Following their rampage through Southeast Asia and the Pacific in the five months after Pearl Harbor, Japanese forces moved into the Solomon Islands, intending to cut off the critical American supply line to Australia. But when they began to construct an airfield on Guadalcanal in July 1942, the Americans captured the almost completed airfield for their own strategic use. The Japanese Army countered by sending to Guadalcanal a reinforced battalion under the command of Col. Kiyonao Ichiki.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Both very well-written and very well-researched

    • By Donald H on 12-20-18

    Regular price: $19.95