A Dictionary of American History

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Author: Thomas L. Purvis  | Date: 1995

Tassafaronga, Battle of

Tassafaronga, Battle of On 30 November–1 December 1942, while bringing supplies to Guadalcanal, Admiral Raizo Tanaka’s 8 Japanese destroyers defeated Rear Admiral Carlton Wright’s 5 US cruisers and 7 destroyers. US losses: 1 cruiser sunk, 3 cruisers disabled, 400 casualties. Japanese losses: 1 destroyer sunk.

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Chicago: Thomas L. Purvis, "Tassafaronga, Battle of," A Dictionary of American History in A Dictionary of American History (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Reference, 1995), Original Sources, accessed April 14, 2024, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4EP66N1XG1G8YND.

MLA: Purvis, Thomas L. "Tassafaronga, Battle of." A Dictionary of American History, in A Dictionary of American History, Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Reference, 1995, Original Sources. 14 Apr. 2024. http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4EP66N1XG1G8YND.

Harvard: Purvis, TL, 'Tassafaronga, Battle of' in A Dictionary of American History. cited in 1995, A Dictionary of American History, Blackwell Reference, Cambridge, Mass.. Original Sources, retrieved 14 April 2024, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4EP66N1XG1G8YND.