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Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal


With "The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors" and "Ship of Ghosts," James D. Hornfischer created essential and enduring narratives about America's World War II Navy, works of unique immediacy distinguished by rich portraits of ordinary men in extremis and exclusive new information. Now he does the same for the deadliest, most pivotal naval campaign of the Pacific war: Guadalcanal. "Neptune's Inferno" is at once the most epic and the most intimate account ever written of the contest for control of the seaways of the Solomon ...