Guadalcanal Bibliography

  1. The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal Night Action 13 November 1942 by James W. Grace.
  2. The Lost Ships of Guadalcanal by Robert D. Ballard
  3. Third Savo Battle for Guadalcanal by Turner Publishers
  4. Guadalcanal Decision at Sea by Erik Hammel
  5. Guadalcanal The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle by Richard B. Frank
  6. The Struggle of Guadalcanal August 1942 February 1943 by Samuel Eliot Morison
  7. The Fightin'est Ship The Story of the Cruiser Helena by LT. C.G. Morris and Hugh B. Cave
  8. Action Tonight The Story of the Destroyer O'Bannon in the Pacific by James D. Horan
  9. Tin Can Sailor Life aboard the USS Sterrett 1939-1945 by C. Raymond Calhoun
  10. South Pacific Destroyer The Battle for the Solomons from Savo Island to Vella Gulf by Russell Sydnor Crenshaw Jr.
  11. Battleship at War The Epic Story of the USS Washington by Ivan Musicant
  12. Destroyer Squadron 23 Combat Exploits of Arleigh Burke's Gallant Force by Ken Jones

  • Webpages
    1. Rube Garrett 's diary tells the story of the Marines on Guadalcanal Great site with all kinds of info
    2. Guadalcanal Online: Home Page A fantastic resource for the Historian interested in Guadalcanal
    3. USS O'Bannon Website by Dave McComb A great site covering all aspects of the USS O'Bannon career
    4. Desron 21 Website Also maintained by Dave McComb covers all the Fletcher Class DD's
    5. The Combined Fleet A great site told from the Japanese Side


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