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USN cruiser vs IJN cruiser 1 edition

USN cruiser vs IJN cruiser
Mark Stille

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USN cruiser vs IJN cruiser
Guadalcanal 1942
Mark Stille

Published 2009 by Osprey in Oxford .
Written in English.

About the Book

Although the war in the Pacific is usually considered a carrier war, it was the cruisers that dominated the early fighting. This thrilling duel presents the cruiser clashes during the battles for Guadacanal, highlighting the Battle of Savo Island and the Battle of Cape Esperance. The first was a Japanese victory that resulted in the loss of four Allied cruisers. However, in the latter, the Americans managed to turn the tables despite the battle being fought throughout the night. This book presents a view of the design and development of the opposing weapons systems, illustrated with newly com.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chronology
Design and development
The strategic situation
Technical specifications
The combatants
Combat
Statistics and analysis
Aftermath.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description based on print version record.

Series
Duel -- 22, Duel (Oxford, England) -- 22.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
940.545952
Library of Congress
V874 .S75 2009eb

The Physical Object

Format
[electronic resource] :
Pagination
1 online resource (80 p.) :
Number of pages
80

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25564791M
Internet Archive
usncruiservsijnc00stil
ISBN 10
1849081174
ISBN 13
9781849081177
OCLC/WorldCat
650249351

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