Operation KE

Operation KE

The Cactus Air Force and the Japanese Withdrawal From Guadalcanal

eBook - 2012
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Operation KE explores the air combat that attended the Japanese evacuation of Guadalcanal in early 1943?a topic which has hitherto received very little attention. Operation KE was successful largely because Japanese strategic planning and tactical execution was basically sound. The traditional view holds that the Japanese got away with the initiative largely because the Americans let them; the U.S. Pacific high command felt it was not worth the effort to try and stop them. The authors contend that this was not entirely the case. They argue that the Cactus Air Force and Guadalcanal-based naval.
Publisher: New York : Naval Institute Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781612511795
Characteristics: 1 online resource (417 pages)
Additional Contributors: Letourneau, Dennis


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