Rear Admiral King retired in 1975 after 32 years of commissioned service. Following World War II Pacific destroyer and cruiser duty, he completed graduate studies at M.I.T. and was designated an engineering specialist (E. D.). After Navy retirement he was on the staff of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, National Research Council for five years. Editor of Naval Engineering and American Sea Power, he has written several articles on naval engineering matters.

Articles by Randolph W. King

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Colonel Wendell N. Vest, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired), Commander Robert C. Whitten, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired), Rear Admiral Kemp Tolley, U.S. Navy (Retired), Rear Admiral Randolph W. King, U.S. Navy (Retired), Commander John D. Alden, U.S. Navy (Retired), & Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 1992
Guadalcanal: The Definitive Account of the Landmark Battle Richard B. Frank. New York: Penguin Books, 1992. 812 pp. Append. Ind. Maps. Notes. Photos. Tables. $16.00 ($14.40) paper. Reviewed by Colonel ...