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Pac.D774.S318L48 1993
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TITLE: The battles of Savo Island, 9 August 1942 and the eastern Solomons, 23-25 August 1942.
UNIFORM TITLE: Battle of Savo Island
AUTHOR: Lewis, Winston B.
SERIES: Combat narratives. Solomon Islands campaign ; 2-3.
PUBLISHED: Washington, DC : Naval Historical Center, Dept. of the Navy : 1994.
DESCRIPTION: ix, 81 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
NOTES: Winston B. Lewis authored the account of the Battle of Savo Island, while Henry A. Mustin authored the description to the Battle of the Eastern Solomons which the Office of Naval Intelligence published without attribution in 1943.
NOTES: Originally published: Washington, D.C. : Publications Branch, Office of Naval Intelligence, 1943. (Combat narratives). (Solomon Islands campaign ; 2-3). With new foreword.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references.
NOTES: BATTLE OF SAVO ISLAND. Introduction -- Disposition of our forces, night of 8 August -- Warnings -- Attack on our Southern Group -- The Northern Group -- XRAY transports -- Our destroyers -- End of the Canberra -- End of the Astoria -- The day of 9 August -- Observations.
NOTES: THE BATTLE OF THE EASTERN SOLOMONS. Introduction -- Disposition of our forces -- Task Force FOX -- Task Force KING -- Events of the 23rd -- Events of the 24th -- Air search and patrol -- The Saratoga Attack Group -- Guadalcanal attacked -- The Second Attack Group -- Air Combat Patrol -- Air attack on the Enterprise force -- The retirement -- Guadalcanal bombarded -- Events of the 25th -- Summary of results -- Conclusions -- Appendix I: Victories credited to fighter pilots defending the fleet, 24 August -- Appendix II: Designations of United States naval ships and aircraft.
SUBJECT: Savo Island, Battle of (Solomon Islands : 1942)
SUBJECT: Solomon Islands.
ADDED ENTRY: Mustin, Henry A. Battle of the Eastern Solomons. 1993.
ADDED ENTRY: Naval Historical Center (U.S.)

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