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The landing in the Solomons, 7-8 August 1942.

by Leonard Ware

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Published by Naval Historical Center, Dept. of the Navy in Washington [D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious operations.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCombat narratives., 1.
    ContributionsNaval Historical Center (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767.98 .W28 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 101 p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1426807M
    ISBN 10094527419X
    LC Control Number93037905

    Christopher L. Hodapp is the Editor Emeritus of the "Journal of The Masonic Society." He is the author of the best-selling "Freemasons For Dummies," and "Solomon's Builders: Freemasons, Founding Fathers and the Secrets of Washington D.C." His newest book, /5. Solomon Islands Campaign Volume I, The Landing in the Solomons: August 81pp. OCLC Volumes , The Battle ofSavo Island: 9 August ; The Battle of the Eastern Solomons, August : Daniel K. Blewett.

    August 7, - The first U.S. amphibious landing of the Pacific War occurs as 1st Marine Division invades Tulagi and Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. August 8, - U.S. Marines take the unfinished airfield on Guadalcanal and name it Henderson . Tulagi Island, Solomon Islands annotated vertical aerial photograph, prepared for planning purposes shortly before the island was captured by U.S. Marines on August Officers and petty officers of the 3d Kure Special Naval Landing Force which seized Tulagi and Gavutu in May

    The Battle of Tulagi: August The Battle of Savo Island: 9 August The Battle of Tenaru: 21 August The Naval Battle of the East Solomons: 23 August Chapter The Battle of Edson’s Ridge: 12 – 14 September The Slot and Iron Bottom Sound – Ships Sunk: May Landing in the Solomons, August / Historical Center Naval (Editor) / X Battles of Savo Island, 9 August and the Eastern Solomons, August / Winston B. Lewis / Battles of Cape Esperance, 11 October and Santa Cruz Islands, 26 October / Henry V. Poor /


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The Landing in the Solomons, August (Combat Narratives: Solomon Islands Campaign)Format: Paperback. Landing in the Solomons --Strategical situation --Enemy land forces --Plan of attack --Task force organization --Mobilization --Preliminary air plans --Air support force --Organization of Marines --Rehearsal exercises --Approach to the Solomons --Arrival in the Solomons --The landings at the Tulagi area, 7 August --The Haleta landing --The.

The landing in the Solomons, August p. Leonard Ware authored this account which the Office of Naval Intelligence published without attribution in Originally published: Washington, D.C.: Publications Branch, Office of Naval Intelligence, United States Navy, (Combat narratives.

Combat Narratives Solomon Islands Campaign: I The Landing in the Solomons August Confidential Publications Branch Office of Naval Intelligence - United States Navy Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, pages.

" a strong and stimulating book. It has no rival in either scope or quality. For libraries, history buffs, and armchair warriors, it is a must. For political pages download The Landing in the Solomons, August Naval Historical Center.

Cover: “Guadalcanal-Tulagi” a colorized version of an August photograph, catalog number NH The original caption: A Japanese aircraft burns on the water after it was shot down by antiaircraft fire during an attack on U.S.

transports between Guadalcanal and Tulagi, 7–8 August Title Landing in the Solomons, The: August Date Summary This book contains combat narratives of the Solomon Islands Naval Campaign that took place August 7th -8th The narratives outline the Navy's strategic situation in the area as well as.

Solomon Islands Campaign: The Landing in the Solomons August (Office of Naval Intelligence, Publications Branch, ) - An official wartime report for distribution. John Zimmerman, The Guadalcanal Campaign (Washington, Marine Historical Division, ).

An official history. The Battle of Midway, June ; The Landing in the Solomons, August ; The Battle of Savo Island, 9 August ; The Battle of the Eastern Solomons, August ; Battle of Cape Esperance, 11 October ; Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, 26 October ; The Landings in North Africa, November ; Battle of Guadalcanal, See also ONI, USN, Combat Narratives: Solomon Islands Campaign, I, The Landing in the Solomons, August (Washington, ).

35 would then be relieved by land-based fighters sent in from Efate with extra gasoline tanks. 26 But Admiral McCain pointed out that ten days would be required to fit the extra tanks to the Navy F4F fighters. In AugustAmerica mounted its first major amphibious landing of World War II at Guadalcanal, using innovative landing craft built by Higgins Industries in New Orleans.

By seizing a strategic airfield site on the island, the United States halted Japanese efforts to. The Solomons Campaigns, From Guadalcanal to Bougainville, Pacific War Turning Point (Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in WWII) [William L. McGee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Solomons Campaigns, From Guadalcanal to Bougainville, Pacific War Turning Point (Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in WWII)/5(11).

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of the Navy, ), also by Gerald E. Wheeler (page images at HathiTrust) Naval Historical Center (U.S.): The landing in the Solomons, 7. Following the US Marine landings on Guadalcanal and Tulagi on August, and the shattering defeat of U.S.

and Australian cruisers off Savo Island August. USS Wasp (CV-7) was a United States Navy aircraft carrier commissioned in and lost in action in She was the eighth ship named USS Wasp, and the sole ship of a class built to use up the remaining tonnage allowed to the U.S.

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The Guadalcanal campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by American forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August and 9 February on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War was the first major land offensive by Allied forces against the Empire of on: Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands.

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The Landing in the Solomons, Augustby Leonard Ware (illustrated HTML at Ibiblio) DA4 A36 The Admiralties: Operations of the 1st Cavalry Division, 29 February - 18 Mayby United States War Department (illustrated HTML at US Army CMH) DG8 U5 USS Wasp (CV-7) was a United States Navy aircraft carrier commissioned in and lost in action in She was the eighth ship named USS Wasp, and the sole ship of a class built to use up the remaining tonnage allowed to the U.S.

for aircraft carriers under the treaties of the a reduced-size version of the Yorktown-class aircraft carrier hull, Wasp was more vulnerable than other Operators: United States Navy. The new uniform was issued to the flood of new recruits crowding the recruit depots in the early months of and was first worn in combat during the landing on Guadalcanal in August This uniform was subsequently worn by Marines of all arms from the Solomons Campaign to the end of the war.

Landing in the Solomons, p. Hist Sec, Hq, USMC: The Guadalcanal Campaign: August to February (June ), p. 14 62 MAP NO. 2. of landing craft carrying B and D Companies of the 1st Raider Battalion sailed to Beach Blue on Tulagi, a small, hilly island about three miles long.Solomons General Information Press Releases and Interviews Solomons Air Operations Jul–Sep Solomons Solomons Islands Campaign: I The Landing in the Solomons 7–8 August Combat Narratives Washington: ONI, Box 20 Campaigns and Battles (Solomons Islands Campaign).Landing craft off Beach Red on Guadalcanal Island, circa August (NH ).jpg 5, × 4,; MB Lunga Point area chart prepared for landing on Guadalcanal jpg × ; KB LVT amphibian tractors move toward the beach on Guadalcanal in August jpg 5, × 4,; MB.