Introduction * Chronology * Design and development * Strategic Situation * Technical specifications * The combatants * Combat * Statistics and analysis * Aftermath * Bibliography * Glossary
A detailed look at some of the most bitterly-fought clashes of the Pacific War - the battle between the destroyers of the US and Imperial Japanese navies.
Mark E. Stille (Commander, United States Navy, retired) received his BA in History from the University of Maryland and also holds an MA from the Naval War College. He has worked in the intelligence community for 30 years including tours on the faculty of the Naval War College, on the Joint Staff and on US Navy ships. He is currently a senior analyst working in the Washington DC area. He is the author of numerous Osprey titles, focusing on naval history in the Pacific. He is also the author of several wargames. Giuseppe Rava was born in Faenza in 1963, and took an interest in all things military from an early age. Entirely self-taught, Giuseppe has established himself as a leading military history artist, and is inspired by the works of the great military artists, such as Detaille, Meissonier, Rochling, Lady Butler, Ottenfeld and Angus McBride. He lives and works in Italy. For more on Giuseppe, please visit his website at www.g-rava.it
I am very happy that this book was published and definitely recommend it to fans of destroyers, the Solomon Islands campaign, and naval actions. - armorama.kitmaker.net