November 1942: within the hellish strive against region of Guadalcanal, one guy might make historical past.
Lt. Col. Evans Carlson was once thought of a maverick by means of lots of his comrades-and an outright traitor through others. He spent years watching guerrilla strategies around the world, and knew that these strategies will be used successfully by means of the Marines.
Carlson and an elite battling force-the second Raider Battalion-embarked upon a thirty-day undertaking at the back of enemy strains the place they disrupted jap offers, inflicted a string of defeats at the enemy in open wrestle, and amassed worthy intelligence on eastern operations on Guadalcanal. And within the procedure they laid the root for each department of distinctive Forces within the smooth army.
right here, for the 1st time, is a riveting account of 1 guy, one battalion, and one venture that will endlessly swap the methods of warfare.
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