3 edition of Ironbottom sound found in the catalog.
Reprint. Originally published: Worcestershire, England : Malvern Pub. Co., c1986.
|LC Classifications||PR9619.3.B317 I76 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||240 p. :|
|Number of Pages||240|
|LC Control Number||88025866|
Aviation History Book Reviews, Reviews. Book Review – Fighter Squadron at Guadalcanal (by Max Brand): AVH. Fighter Squadron at Guadalcanal, by Max Brand, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Md., $ Max Brand, a well-known s novelist and author of Destry Rides Again, Dr. Kildare and many other stories, wrote his only nonfiction book in Author: Historynet Staff. Jan 3, - Map of the location of shipwrecks in the Ironbottom Sound-"Ironbottom Sound" (alternatively Iron Bottom Sound or Ironbottomed Sound) is the name given by Allied sailors to Savo Sound, the stretch of water at the southern end of The Slot between Guadalcanal, Savo Island, and Florida Island of the Solomon Islands, because of the dozens of ships and planes that sank there .
One of America's preeminent military historians, James D. Hornfischer has written his most expansive and ambitious book to date. Drawing on new primary sources and personal accounts of Americans and Japanese alike, here is a thrilling narrative of the climactic end stage of the Pacific War, focusing on the US invasion of the Mariana Islands in June and the momentous events that it triggered. Iron Bottom Sound III is a re-launch of Jack Greene’s award winning tactical naval combat game of the fighting in the Pacific in This game has been extensively updated from the original and includes twelve scenarios (and additional new rules) as well as additional ships for future scenarios to be made available on line at Quarterdeck International’s ConSim World (CSW) site.
Now, with his powerful portrait of the Navy’s sacrifice, James D. Hornfischer tells for the first time the full story of the men who fought in destroyers, cruisers, and battleships in the narrow, deadly waters of “Ironbottom Sound.”/5(). (Animated Map) - WARNING: lower the volume if you are using headphones. sorry for the audio. I do not own the rights to the songs or images. This video is .
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An excellent book that gives a relatively detailed insight into the events at Guadalcanal during World War II. The illustrated artworks are excellent and the selection of photographs within the book complement the text brilliantly. Well worth a purchase especially for the history buff or someone interested in shipwrecks/5(33).
I have a book on shipwrecks, here are some scans for Iron Bottom Sound. Enjoy First is discovered and photographed shipwrecks This is the wreck of the USS Quincy (CA) as she is today The wreck of the USS Monssen (DD) today Lastly for.
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Learn about Author Central Author: Lindsay Baly. Location Iron Bottom Sound was American nickname for the body of water in the Solomon Islands between Guadalcanal in Guadalcanal Province to the south and Florida Island Group (Florida Islands) to the north and Savo Island to the west in Central average, the depth of Iron Bottom Sound is roughly 1, Ironbottom sound book / meters.
out of 5 stars Ironbottom Sound comes to life. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Ironbottom sound book. Robert Ballard, the same person who found the Bismarck and Titanic has done it again.
This time, Ballard visits perhaps the greatest concentration of sunken ships in the world-the passage of water off Guadalcanal known as /5(4).
Ironbottom Sound [Lindsay Baly] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Review: The Commodore, by P. Deutermann St. Martin’s, pp. $27 Ever wonder what it was like to command a U.S. Navy vessel in the South Pacific during World War II.
Read this novel, and you’ll know. It’sand Japanese land and naval forces are pressing the Marines dug in on Guadalcanal. This is a video about some of the ships that ended up in underwater grave yard known as Iron Bottom sound.
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It gives its proper dues to all the brave American sailors who fought and too often died around Guadalcanal and the Solomon Islands in /5. IRONBOTTOM SOUND. By Lindsey Baly GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe.
Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. A stirring historical re-creation of the WW II naval battle for the Solomon Islands. Narrator Dick Fitzallen is a lieutenant commander in His Majesty's Royal Navy who seeks greener watery pastures than his present boring duty in the.
Savo Sound wasn't always peaceful. This body of water also goes by another name: Ironbottom Sound, a reminder of the ships and planes strewn across the seafloor during the fierce struggle for nearby Guadalcanal during World War II.
The iron started piling up in the predawn hours of Sunday, August 9, Iron Bottom Sound The Battle of Savo Island: 9 August CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE An iconic painting of the Battle of Savo Island.
IJN YUBARI opens fire on the American cruisers ASTORIA, QUINCY and VINCENNES, each of which are bathed in Japanese searchlights.-John Hamilton painting in the U.S.
Navy Art Collection. The Battle of Savo Island, also known as the First Battle of Savo Island and, in Japanese sources, as the First Battle of the Solomon Sea (第一次ソロモン海戦, Dai-ichi-ji Soromon Kaisen), and colloquially among Allied Guadalcanal veterans as The Battle of the Five Sitting Ducks, was a naval battle of the Pacific Campaign of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied Location: Vicinity of Savo Island, Solomon Islands.
The Battle of Guadalcanal has long been heralded as a Marine victory. Now, with his powerful portrait of the Navy’s sacrifice, James D. Hornfischer tells for the first time the full story of the men who fought in destroyers, cruisers, and battleships /5(). Now Gaddis has distilled that teaching into a transformational book, surveying statecraft from the ancient Greeks to Franklin D.
Roosevelt and beyond. Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal by James Hornfischer Tells of the men who fought in destroyers, cruisers, and battleships in the narrow, deadly waters of “Ironbottom Sound.”. FOR THE RECORD - (Published Saturday, Ma ) Leviathen, Iron Bottom Sound and Brigade will perform tonight at the Allentown Italian Club, N.
Jordan St. Doors will open at 8 p.m., and. The Lost Ships is a fascinating and brilliantly illustrated account of the expedition which found and photographed the dozen or so vessels of the Allied and Japanese navies which give the bloodstained waters the name Ironbottom Sound.Buy Ironbottom Sound - Wargames from Quarterdeck Games - part of our ' War Games collection.
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Hornfischer tells for the first time the full story of the men who fought in destroyers, cruisers, and battleships in the narrow, deadly waters of "Ironbottom Sound.".