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Pacific Turning Point

Pacific Turning Point


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Koburger argues that the many battles that constituted the campaign for the Solomons were the key to victory in the Pacific for the U.S. Navy--not the battle of the Coral Sea or the Battle of Midway. Segments of the campaign--Guadalcanal, New Georgia, and Bougainville--have been written about extensively. But never before has the entire campaign been put together so lucidly and interpreted so well. The descriptions of the naval battles make for compelling reading. Even in World War II, Koburger argues, the important naval struggles took place in the narrow seas.


About the Author:

CHARLES W. KOBURGER, JR., retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve with the rank of Captain after 20 years of active duty. He is now an independent consultant in maritime affairs specializing in Coast Guard-related tasks. He has been published many times on both sides of the Atlantic, and has been translated into French.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780275952365
  • Publisher: Praeger Publishers
  • Publisher Imprint: Praeger Publishers
  • Height: 216 mm
  • No of Pages: 192
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 390 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0275952363
  • Publisher Date: 30 Oct 1995
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 20 mm
  • Width: 138 mm


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