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Storm Over the Gilberts: War in the Central Pacific: 1943

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The Americans were still amateurs at amphibious warfare. At Guadalcanal they had just been lucky. But now, in a three-pronged attack uniting the Army, Navy, and Marines, the U.S. was poised to invade the Gilbert Islands. This group of coral atolls, together with the Marshall Islands, was the nerve center of Japan's defense system.

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Mass Market Paperback, 175 pages
Published June 1983 by Avon Books (first published 1977)
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Edwin P. Hoyt was a prolific American writer who specialized in military history. He was born in Portland, Oregon to the publisher Edwin Palmer Hoyt (1897–1979) and his wife, the former Cecile DeVore (1901–1970). A younger brother, Charles Richard, was born in 1928. Hoyt attended the University of Oregon from 1940 to 1943.

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