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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.…

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  • Author Discussion on World War II
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    Author Discussion on World War II

    Liza Mundy, author of Code Girls, and Meredith Hindley, author of Destination Casablanca, talked about the hidden histories of World War II. They spoke at the 2017 Texas Book Festival in…

    889 views
  • emNeptunes Inferno The US Navy at Guadalcanalem
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    Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal

    James Hornfischer discussed his book, Neptune’s Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal. He used maps during his presentation, and responded to questions from members of the audience. This…

    2,493 views
  • James Hornfischer Discusses emThe Fleet at Flood Tideem
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    The Fleet at Flood Tide

    James Hornfischer talked about his book The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945, in which he recalls the U.S. invasion of the Mariana Islands and the final…

    1,133 views
  • 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…

    1,823 views
  • Panel on the Afghanistan War
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    Panel on the Afghanistan War

    Military writers talked about the history of the war in Afghanistan and prospects for the future. Topics included the definition of the mission in Afghanistan. They also responded to questions from members of the…

    558 views
  • emThe Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailorsem
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    The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors

    Mr. Hornfischer talked about his book, The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy’s Finest Hour, published by Bantam. In the book, the author…

    1,721 views
  • Afghanistan The Forgotten War
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    Afghanistan: The Forgotten War

    Brandon Friedman and Marcus Luttrell are two Texans who served in Afghanistan, Friedman in the 101st Airborne Division and Luttrell as a Navy Seal. Moderated by Jim Hornfischer, they talked about their…

    645 views
  • emShip of Ghostsem
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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…

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