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  • US Navy at Guadalcanal
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    U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

    James Hornfischer looked at the Battle of Guadalcanal from the perspective of the U.S. Navy. He highlighted key events of the Pacific campaign that led to a U.S. victory in February 1943. Mr.…

  • Discussion on the 1944 Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf
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    1944 Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf

    James Hornfischer talked about the role of Commander Ernest Evans and his destroyer, the USS Johnston, during the 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf. The ship was sunk during the battle, and…

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    Ship of Ghosts

    James Hornfischer talked about his book Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR’s Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of Her Survivors, published by Bantam. Mr. Hornfischer…