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The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942

Lundstrom, John B.

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ISBN 10: 1557505268 / ISBN 13: 9781557505262
Published by Naval Inst Pr, Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A., 1993
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine brown and black cloth in fine dust wrapper. 8vo 626 pgs. Index, bibliography, notes and appendix. Bookseller Inventory # 013986

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Title: The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign:...

Publisher: Naval Inst Pr, Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: B&W Photos Maps and Illustrations

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 2nd Printing

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Lundstrom (curator, American and military history, Milwaukie Public Museum) presents an account of naval air combat in the Guadalcanal campaign after Midway. He describes actual planes and pilots involved in the battles, and reveals the thoughts and fears of 150 American and Japanese veterans, based on correspondence with the veterans and their families. Lundstrom reconstructs every significant action of the fighters, placing them within the context of carrier operations. Includes numerous b&w photos. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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John B. Lundstrom is Curator Emeritus of History at the Milwaukee Public Museum where he has worked since 1967. He is the author of five books, including Black Shoe Carrier Admiral, The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign and coauthor of Fateful Rendezvous: The Life of Butch O'Hare.

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