Free ebooks to download to android The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign ePub (English Edition) by John B. Lundstrom 9781591144724

The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign

The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign

by John B. Lundstrom

Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9781591144724
Pages: 636
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 16 Mb
Date posting: 2021-02-24


This long-awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed First Team completes a fascinating chronicle of the carrier-based air battles that turned the tide of the war in the Pacific. Justly renowned for their heroic feats, these fighter pilots amassed a remarkable combat record in the face of desperate odds. Alongside their Marine and Army Air Force compatriots, U.S. Navy aviators inflicted a decisive defeat on their counterparts in the Imperial Japanese Navy. Victory in the Pacific depended upon superior tactics and doctrine, and the lessons learned at Guadalcanal paid great dividends later in the war. As in his earlier work, which has been hailed as "one of the finest examples of aviation research," Lundstrom draws from a