Guadalcanal Campaign 8/7/1942-2/21/1943.Guadalcanal is part of the Solomon Island Chain in the SouthWest Pacific.

Pacific War - November 1942 U. Marines rest in the field during the Guadalcanal Campaign

Guadalcanal Campaign Japanese control of the western Pacific area between May and August 1942,Guadalcanal is located in the lower right center of the map(Wikipedia)

Guadalcanal Campaign Japanese control of the western Pacific area between May and August is located in the lower right center of the map(Wikipedia)

A U.S. #Marine lets loose with his M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle during the Guadalcanal Campaign, 1942

lets loose with his Browning Automatic Rifle during the Guadalcanal Campaign, 1942

Guadalcanal Campaign - Wikipedia the free encyclopedia

Guadalcanal Campaign - Wikipedia the free encyclopedia

Sgt. John Basilone (Band of Brothers) Congressional Medal of Honor recipient for extraordinary heroism and conspicuous gallantry in action against enemy Japanese forces, above and beyond the call of duty, while serving with the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division in the Lunga Area. Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, on 24 and 25 October 1942. Read more about his story via The Congressional Medal of Honor Society.

Sergeant John Basilone, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Guadalcanal Campaign, Solomon Islands, World War II October USS Basilone was named in his honor.

US Marines during the Guadalcanal Campaign in the Pacific theatre 1942

World War II: Battle of Guadalcanal: US Marines rest in the field on Guadalcanal, circa August-December

Guadalcanal Campaign - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Marine patrol crosses the Matanikau River on Guadalcanal in September

Battle of Tenaru (August 21, 1942), one of the first major actions of the Guadalcanal campaign

Esercito Imperiale Nipponico - "Battle of Tenaru, one of the first major actions of the Guadalcanal campaign" Peter Dennis

Jeeps during Guadalcanal campaign late 1942.

Jeeps during Guadalcanal campaign late 1942.

Guadalcanal Campaign 8/7/1942-2/21/1943.Guadalcanal is part of the Solomon Island Chain in the SouthWest Pacific.

Guadalcanal Campaign Guadalcanal is part of the Solomon Island Chain in the SouthWest Pacific. Seen here are repairs to the battleship USS South Dakota & 2 destroyers.

HyperWar: First Offensive: The Marine Campaign For Guadalcanal

HyperWar: First Offensive: The Marine Campaign For Guadalcanal

The Guadalcanal campaign was fought between August 7, 1942, and February 7, 1943, in the Pacific theater of World War II. This campaign, fought on the ground, at sea, and in the air, pitted Allied forces against Imperial Japanese forces, and was a decisive, strategically significant campaign of World War II. The fighting took place on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the southern Solomon Islands and was the first major offensive launched by Allied forces against the Empire of Japan

“Dead Japanese soldiers cover the beach at Tanapag, on Saipan Island, in the Marianas, on July after their last desperate attack on the U. Marines who.

August 24, 1942 edition of the “Newsmap” publication, a weekly issuance of the U.S. Army which was distributed to members of the military and provided news about the progress of World War II. This issue describes the initial stages of the Guadalcanal Campaign, which had started two weeks earlier. (US National Archives)

August 24, 1942 edition of the “Newsmap” publication, a weekly issuance of the U.S. Army which was distributed to members of the military and provided news about the progress of World War II. This issue describes the initial stages of the Guadalcanal Campaign, which had started two weeks earlier. (US National Archives)

First Team And the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942

First Team And the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942 (Paperback)

First Team And the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942

The Guadalcanal campaign was fought between August 7, 1942, and February 7, 1943, in the Pacific theater of World War II. This campaign, fought on the ground, at sea, and in the air, pitted Allied forces against Imperial Japanese forces, and was a decisive, strategically significant campaign of World War II. The fighting took place on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the southern Solomon Islands and was the first major offensive launched by Allied forces against the Empire of Japan

Archive USN photos showing burning Japanese fascilities on Tanambogo Island Solomons Aug 1942 01

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