Griffith II, Samuel B. - The Battle for Guadalcanal.
Philadelphia PA; J.B. Lippincott Company; 1963; Third Printing; Hard cover, cloth; Very good; Dj, very good, under mylar protection; op;
8vo - 282 pages, maps, a classic account. Unusual 'Alice in Wonderland' book plate on front inside end paper. Samuel B. Griffith, who fought with Edson's Raiders on Guadalcanal, describes the deadly land fighting, the valiant defense of the Henderson Field airstrip, and the dramatic naval engagements that led, in February 1943, to an American victory. The Author was wounded at Guadalcanal.