Battleground (The Corps #4)
W. E. B. Griffin
W.E.B. Griffin is a bestselling phenomenom, an American grasp of real army motion and drama. Now, during this electrifying new novel, he unearths the tale of 1 of the bloodiest conflicts of the Pacific, the epic fight for Guadalcanal...Daredevil pilot Charles Galloway learns the tough approach tips on how to command a fighter squadron. Lt. Joe Howard groups up with the Coastwatchers. Jack "No center preliminary" Stecker leads his infantry battalion into the thickest of battling, at a negative rate. And military Captain Pickering grabs a helmet and rifle to affix the ranks at Guadalcanal...
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Of the first Marine Air Wing, determined that he couldn't entrust flying the airplane to the one pilots he had who have been looked at within the R4D. Lieutenants David Schneider and James L. Ward easily didn’t have the required event. at the flight line, even though, wrench in hand, got rid of in shame from flight prestige, used to be a Tech Sergeant named Charley Galloway who not just had a number of hundred hours in R4Ds yet had graduated from the U.S. military Air Corps university for losing humans and gear by way of.
different phrases, no longer lower than MacArthur—to make an assault within the Solomons and the Santa Cruz islands, as a primary step towards taking New Britain. King sought after MacArthur to level a diversionary assault opposed to Timor, close to the Australian Coast.” “And, in fact, the military doesn’t just like the Navy’s idea?” Banning requested rhetorically. “No,” Pickering spoke back. “And with solid cause. they suspect that the article to do is hit New Britain first—specifically, the large eastern base at Rabaul. Our land-based bombers may.
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