Naval history comes alive in this powerful military treatise on the conflict between the U.S. and the Japanese Empire over the strategically vital island of Guadalcanal during the Second World War.... Maru and Daifuku Maru, which had a maximum speed of nine knots and carried the invasion forcea#39;s service units. 4. ... It would also land at Taivu Point on August 23 to reinforce the Ichiki Detachment. Tanaka did not like the plan since he knew it was a difficult scheme to execute successfully. ... A message arrived the next day that said the heavy cruisers and recent victors from the Battle of Savo Island, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Morning of the Rising Sun|
|Author||:||Kenneth I. Friedman|
|Publisher||:||Booksurge Llc - 2007|