Definitive and exhausting. A huge volume, still looking for something that was missed...Published 16 days ago by M. Powell
Purchased as a gift for 90 year old WWII veteran who experienced some of the events. Says he loves it.Published 16 days ago by Lon
Very good book on the war in Guadalcanal.
It is the most interesting book on the subjects so far!
Thoroughly researched and detailed, and does a good job of analyzing both the Japanese and the American forces.Published 1 month ago by Sara Woodbury
Oustanding book on Guadalcanal. I have many books on the naval side of the battle, this is the best it gives Marine Corps land struggle, Army as well as the US Navy and Japanese... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard J Sloan
The title boasts that this is 'the definitive account.' It's no boast. Frank went through declassified Japanese archives as well as American (and even Australian) sources, to tell... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Craig Sheeley
Be forewarned that this books employs moral equivalence: regarding the Japanese soldiers to be just as courageous, stalwart, resourceful, etc. as the Marines. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Philly Dog
Clear, well written, thoroughly researched, a pleasure to read for anyone interested in WW II in the Pacific.Published 5 months ago by Reddog
Frank has taken on one of the most important battles of World War Two and dissected it very nicely indeed. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mike Firesmith