W.E.B. Griffin is a bestselling phenomenon, an American master of authentic military action and drama. Now, in this electrifying new novel, he reveals the story of one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Pacific, the epic struggle for Guadalcanal....Daredevil pilot Charles Galloway learns the hard way how to command a fighter squadron. Lt. Joe Howard teams up with the Coastwatchers. Jack "No Middle Initial" Stecker leads his infantry battalion into the thickest of fighting, at a terrible price. And Navy Captain Pickering grabs a helmet and rifle to join the ranks at Guadalcanal.... The Corps From the aviators to the Raiders, officers to dog soldiers, they are the best and the bravest of America's military elite. They are the U.S. Marine Corps-facing the greatest challenge of their lives.Griffin, W. E. B. is the author of 'Battleground, The Corps #4' with ISBN 9780515106404 and ISBN 0515106402.