THE BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL ON THIS DATE IN 1942

Guadalcanal

landing on guadalcanal

Guadalcanal_Island

The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by Allied forces, was a military campaign fought between August 7, 1942 and February 9, 1943 on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War II. It was the first major offensive by Allied forces against the Empire of Japan.

Marines_rest_in_the_field_on_Guadalcanal

GUADALCANAL MOVIE

Original 1943 poster for the movie that was based on the best selling
novel of the same name.

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