The Solomons Campaigns, 1942-1943: From Guadalcanal to Bougainville, Pacific War Turning Point wins the MILITARY WRITERS SOCIETY OF AMERICA 2018 SILVER MEDAL AWARD FOR HISTORY
Nov 10, 2018 – Bill McGee was honored to be the recipient of the Military Writers Society of America Silver Medal Award for History.
The Solomons Campaigns, 1942–1943 is the second volume in Bill’s Pacific war trilogy, Amphibious Operations in the South Pacific in WWII.
Upon its publication in 2001, the book garnered immediate critical praise:
“Enough gripping drama, heroism, and heartbreak in William L. McGee’s The Solomons Campaigns to supply Hollywood with material for a century.” – Marine Corps League Magazine
“In The Solomons Campaigns, William L. McGee has written the second of a three-volume set that will form a definitive account of naval, sea, and land operations in the South Pacific.” – Library Journal
The Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) is a nationwide association of authors drawn together by the common bond of military service. The organization’s motto is Saving History One Story at a Time.