James D. Hornfischer

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  • Recalling Navy's pivotal fight

    By late summer of 1942, the American and Japanese navies already had exchanged fearsome blows. Yet, as James D. Hornfischer explains in his brilliant new book, "Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal," both sides were climbing a learning curve, grappling with the new "expeditionary" war-fighting environment that "featured tight interdependence among warriors of the air, land, and sea."


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