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Battle of Savo.

Smith, Stanley E.

Battle of Savo.

by Smith, Stanley E.

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Published by Macfadden-Bartell Corp. in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Savo Island, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    SeriesA Macfadden book,, 50-142
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD774.S318 S6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p.
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5847071M
    LC Control Number62005939
    OCLC/WorldCa5900320

      Savo by Richard F. Newcomb, unknown edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Unsettled by the removal of air cover and rattled the following morning by the discovery that his cruiser screen had been decimated at the Battle of Savo Island, Turner ordered his vulnerable, and still half-full, cargo ships back to Noumea around sundown 9 August. The Marine Corps forces ashore were thus left without air cover or the planned.

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The Battle of Savo Island by Richard F. Newcomb is a fine book with a wealth of background material, details, human-interest stories, and official assessments (including the findings of the post-event examinations of the breakdowns in the U.S. Navy's failures in /5(20).

This is a concise, gripping, look at the Battle of Savo Island in World War II. In August ofthe U.S. Marines landed on Guadalcanal as the U.S.

turned to the offensive in the Pacific. Yet on this night a Japanese task force of seven cruisers and one destroyer made a daring, highly-successful night attack/5(4). Overall, "Disaster in the Pacific: New light on the Battle of Savo Island" is a fine book that covers not only the battle itself, but the surrounding controversies the disaster entailed.

I wouldn't recommend it to the light or casual reader, but to one who is already well acquainted Battle of Savo. book the battle it does bring some subjects more into focus/5(12).

The Battle of Savo Island in which HMAS CANBERRA was lost has been the subject of many books, analyses and articles, but in his powerful and enthralling work the author has thrown new light on the disaster which claimed so many Allied casualties. "A literary tour de force that is destined to become one of the definitive works about the battle for Guadalcanal [James D.] Hornfischer deftly captures the essence of the most pivotal naval campaign of the Pacific war."--San Antonio Express-News The Battle of Guadalcanal has long been heralded as a Marine victory.

Now, with his powerful portrait of the Navy's sacrifice, 4/5(12). Battle of Savo. book Battle of Cape Esperance, also known as the Second Battle of Savo Island and, in Japanese sources, as the Sea Battle of Savo Island (サボ島沖海戦), took place on 11–12 Octoberin the Pacific campaign of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and United States naval battle was the second of four major surface engagements.

Battle of Savo Island Combat Narrative, 75th Anniversary Edition (click image to download PDF, MB) Operations Read the combat narrative (PDF, MB), republished in by NHHC with a new introduction in observance of the 75th anniversary of the battle.

USS Quincy (CA) was a United States Navy New Orleans-class cruiser, sunk at the Battle of Savo Island in Construction. Quincy, the second ship to carry the name, was laid down by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation's Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts.

The Battle of Savo Island: The Harrowing Account of the Disastrous Night Battle Off Guadalcanal that Nearly Destroyed the Pacific Fleet in August Richard F. Newcomb. out of 5 stars Paperback. 12 offers from $ Condition Red: Destroyer Action in the South Pacific Frederick J. Bell. out of 5 stars /5(3).

Disaster in the Pacific: new light on the Battle of Savo Island User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The U.S. Navy suffered its worst defeat on August 9, off Savo Island near Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.

The U.S. Task Force met the Japanese fleet with disastrous results; one Australian Read full review4/5(1). The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, sometimes referred to as the Third and Fourth Battles of Savo Island, the Battle of the Solomons, the Battle of Friday the 13th, or, in Japanese sources, the Third Battle of the Solomon Sea (第三次ソロモン海戦, Dai-san-ji Soromon Kaisen), took place from 12–15 Novemberand was the decisive engagement in a series of naval battles.

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American lookouts had no idea that a battle had been fought to the south because Savo’s silhouette and a line of squalls between the two Allied forces obscured the view.

Hitting the Northern Force On glimpsing Northern Force through a break in the squall line, Mikawa ordered a course shift to east-northeast at am. The Battle of Savo Island is the story of the opening engagement of the Solomon Islands campaign, a unique chapter in naval history.

It was the first surface encounter for a coordinated American force in nearl From the author of the bestselling Abandon Ship.

comes a classic work of World War II history/5. Battle of Guadalcanal (August –February ), series of World War II land and sea clashes between Allied and Japanese forces on and around Guadalcanal, one of the Solomon Islands, in the South Pacific. Along with the Battle of Midway, Guadalcanal marked a turning point in favor of the Allies in the Pacific War.

From the author of the bestselling Abandon Ship. comes a classic work of World War II d F. Newcomb is one of the true masters of military storytelling. The Battle of Savo Island is the story of the opening engagement of the Solomon Islands campaign, a unique chapter in naval history.

It was the first surface encounter for a coordinated American force in nearly /5(2). The Battle of Savo Island was fought August, during World War II.

Part of the Guadalcanal Campaign, the Battle of Savo Island saw Japanese ships conduct a night action against Allied vessels off the island. In the resulting battle, the Allies were badly defeated losing four heavy cruisers. A forensic investigation of the Battle of Savo Island where in August of Japanese strike forces snuck up on heavily guarded allied cruisers and destroyed four ships, sinking two of them.

Loxton, wounded during the battle, exposes some of the myths surrounding this monumental defeat through an examination of American, Japanese, and Reviews:   This exciting factual book details the incredible confusion and horror that made the Battle of Savo a low point in American naval history.

An American Naval Tragedy So shocking was the defeat of American naval forces by the Japanese in Savo Sound, that the American public could not accept the true story until ten years : Eschenburg Press. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, S.E.

(Stanley E.), Battle of Savo. [New York, Macfadden-Bartell Corp., ] (OCoLC). 1st Battle of Savo Island. likes. This page is dedicated to the memory of the men and the ships that were lost on the occasion of the savaging 1st Battle of Savo Island in .Strategy, command, and the Solomons --Plans, preparations, and approach --The landing --The Battle of Savo Island --First days ashore --The Tenaru --The Battle of the Eastern Solomons --Two weeks of sparring --The Battle of Edson's Ridge --Reinforcement and reassessment --Battles on the Matanikau --The Battle of Cape Esperance --The "high-speed.

Commander Greg Swinden and his expert panel discuss the brutal Battle of Savo Island in which HMAS Canberra and three US heavy cruisers were sunk. The panel consists of Dr Greg Gilbert, Vice.