5 edition of The Battle of Cape Esperance found in the catalog.
The Battle of Cape Esperance
Charles O. Cook
|LC Classifications||D767.98 .C6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 156 p.|
|Number of Pages||156|
|LC Control Number||68021610|
The U.S. Navy's first planned battle of WWII is told though the extraordinary, little-known story of U.S.S. DUNCAN, the first Allied warship to penetrate a Japanese battle-line. THE GUN CLUB is a vivid, day-to-day account of life on a warship, told largely in the words of the survivors, and is one of the most detailed and compelling. U.S. Navy map from showing movements of U.S. Navy and Japanese ships in Battle of Cape Esperance. Japanese movements made not be very accurate since this map was published during the war. Fairly good chart of the battle based on testimony by surviving Japanese participants.
A Case Study for Multi-Domain Battle Chris Rein, PhD. Download the PDF. the 11 October Battle of Cape Esperance, when the covering force engaged a substantial Japanese flotilla attempting to bring in their own ground forces. He earned his doctorate in history in from the University of Kansas and is the author of one book, The. At the Battle of Cape Esperance, on the night of October 11–12, Rear Admiral Norman Scott attempted to achieve better command and control by arraying his Task Force 64 in a close order, linear formation and turning off the radar on his flagship San Francisco (CA). Scott did not trust the relatively new technology after its apparent failure.
Tactically, the Battle of Cape Esperance was an American victory. The Japanese bombardment force was turned back after suffering major damage. Strategically though, Cape Esperance was a minor victory at best. Although Scott’s force bought Henderson Field one night’s reprieve from bombardment, he did not stop the Tokyo Express. A new book by Robert Fowler, The Gun Club: U.S.S. Duncan at Cape Esperance, does all that– and more. October 8, , four days before the battle at Cape Esperance.
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The Battle of Cape Esperance: Encounter at Guadalcanal Hardcover – December 1, by Charles Orson Cook (Author)/5(7). The Battle of Cape Esperance;: Encounter at Guadalcanal Hardcover – January 1, by Charles O Cook (Author)/5(7). The Battle of Cape Esperance; encounter at Guadalcanal by Cook, Charles O.
(Charles Olney), Publication date Topics Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands,World War, Publisher New York, Crowell Collection inlibrary Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres Pages: The Battle of Cape Esperance: encounter at Guadalcanal.
Describes the Battle from both sides, drawing on numerous first-hand accounts. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, World War, -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Esperance, Cape. Solomon Islands Campaign: IV Battle of Cape Esperance ; Solomon Islands Campaign VII Battle Tassafaronga; Solomon Islands Campaign IX Bombardments of Munda and Vila-Stanmore; Solomon Islands Campaign: X Operations in the New Georgia Area 21 June-5 August ; Solomon Islands Campaign: XI Kolombangara and Vella Lavella 6 August - 7 October The Battle of Cape Esperance Early in World War II, Japanese forces were superior to the Americans in almost every way.
In the air, the Japanese Zero fighters were faster and more maneuverable than the US Wildcats and P's which protected Guadalcanal, so that the US planes had to be continually replaced.
Battle of Cape Esperance. World War II. Battle of Cape Esperance. October Contributed by Daniel Muir and Jonathan Leung. Japanese Forces. Rear-Admiral Aritomo Goto. Sentai 6. CA Aoba. Commanding officer: Captain Yonejiro Hisamune.
CA Furutaka (sunk) Commanding officer: Captain Tsutau Araki. The Battle of Cape Esperance cost Hall the destroyer Duncan and killed.
In addition, Boise and Farenholt were badly damaged. For the Japanese, losses included a cruiser and three destroyers, as well as – killed. Also, Aoba was badly damaged and out of action until February The Battle of Cape Esperance was the first Allied triumph over the Japanese.
The Battles of Cape Esperance and Santa Cruz Islands Combat Navvative, 75th Anniversary Edition (Click image to download PDF, ___MB)*** On the night of 11 October, the Japanese dispatched an extensive supply and reinforcement convoy.
Buy a cheap copy of The Battle of Cape Esperance: Encounter book by Charles Orson Cook. This book brings to life an important but little-known battle that broke the stalemate in the long and bloody campaign for Guadalcanal.
Free shipping over $Author: Charles O. Cook. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cook, Charles O. (Charles Olney), Battle of Cape Esperance. New York, Crowell . The Battle of Cape Esperance ensued from the struggle between American and Japanese forces for the control of Guadalcanal.
It was the first night attack in the South Pacific of American naval forces, led by Admiral Scott on the San Francisco but scarcely controlled by him. The story of the strategic encounter conveys the confusion within the convoy, as officers under Scott on.
Title Battles of Cape Esperance 11 Oct. and Santa Cruz Islands 26 Oct. The Date Summary A combat narrative of the two battles of Cape Esperance and the Santa Cruz Islands during which time the Navy helped to Intersect the "Tokyo Express" as the Japanese attempted to break through Marine lines.
Location Stacks Acc# ClLname. The battle of Cape Esperance ( October ) was a clash between American and Japanese forces both covering supply convoys heading towards Guadalcanal. The Americans had the best of the clash, although on the following night Japanese warships were able to bombard the American beachhead.
The Battle of Cape Esperance: October Naval battles between U.S. Navy and Imperial Japanese Navy surface forces around Guadalcanal in were almost always brief and bloody. The number of ships sunk in the area around Guadalcanal, Tulagi and Savo Island led to the area being nicknamed “Iron Bottom Sound.”.
Battle of Cape Esperance The Battle of Cape Esperance, also known as the Second Battle of Savo Island and, in Japanese sources, as the Sea Battle of Savo Island (サボ島. Goto sported only three heavy cruisers after the loss of Kako off Kavieng during the aftermath of the Battle of Savo Island, but his left-over force, Aoba, Furutaka and Kinugasa still carried eighteen mm guns.
Mikawa added two destroyers to screen this force as it went in harm's way, hardly enough for anti-submarine or anti-air work, but obviously all Mikawa had. The Battle of Cape Esperance Encounter at Guadalcanal by Captain Charles Cook Hardcover Book Gently used, no flaws.
Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published in and now available in paperback for the first time, continues to be considered the best book ever written about Adm.
Chester W. Nimitz. Highly respected by both the civilian and naval communities, Nimitz was 4/5(3). The Battle of the Coral Sea The First Aircraft Carrier Battle in History - Duration: Montemayor 4, views. This Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by the Journals at U.S.
Naval War College Digital Commons. It has been accepted for Hughes, Wayne and Cook, Charles () "The Battle of Cape Esperance: Encounter at Guadalcanal,"Naval War College Review: Vol. No. 4, Article Available at: Author: Charles O. Cook.During the six months covered by Volume 5: The Struggle for Guadalcanal, August Februarythe U.S.
Navy fought six major engagements in waters surrounding Guadalcanal, more bitter and bloody than any naval battle in American history since From the Solomon Islands campaigns to the courageous action of Edson's Raiders at the Battle of the Bloody 4/5(2).
The Gun Club gives a brief, clear summary of the battle, based, according to the author, largely on Capt. Charles Cook’s excellent The Battle of Cape Esperance ().
He gets few facts wrong (he calls the SOC floatplanes “Kingfishers”) but leaves some important things out – notably any reference to the Japanese viewpoint, in particular the fact that Scott caught them .