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Often described as the turning point for the Pacific in World War 2, the Battle of Guadalcanal represented the moment that Japanese expansion in the Pacifi

Often described as the turning point for the Pacific in World War 2, the Battle of Guadalcanal represented the moment that Japanese expansion in the Pacifi

A machine gunner watching for snipers as an engineer crew bathes in the river below, Guadalcanal 1943

A machine gunner watching for snipers as an engineer crew bathes in the river below, Guadalcanal 1943

Half Blind Japanese Pilot Flies His Damaged Zero For 5 Hours, Then Refuses Medical Attention Before Making His Report

Half Blind Japanese Pilot Flies His Damaged Zero For 5 Hours, Then Refuses Medical Attention Before Making His Report

U.S. Army troops wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

U.S. Army troops wade ashore during the D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944.

Last US carrier lost in WWII USS Bismarck Sea (CVE-95): A very impressive perspective seeing her bow-on like this, while loading Douglas SBD Dauntless scout bombers from a barge, circa 1944. Possibly at San Diego (Pt. Loma in background)? A Casablanca class escort carrier, she was launched in April, 1944 by Kaiser in Vancouver, Washington. Only 10 months later she would be sunk in action, the eleventh and last American aircraft carrier lost during World War II.

Last US carrier lost in WWII USS Bismarck Sea (CVE-95): A very impressive perspective seeing her bow-on like this, while loading Douglas SBD Dauntless scout bombers from a barge, circa 1944. Possibly at San Diego (Pt. Loma in background)? A Casablanca class escort carrier, she was launched in April, 1944 by Kaiser in Vancouver, Washington. Only 10 months later she would be sunk in action, the eleventh and last American aircraft carrier lost during World War II.

A Huge WW2 Naval Battle in the Pacific – But None Of The Ships Could See Each Other!

A Huge WW2 Naval Battle in the Pacific – But None Of The Ships Could See Each Other!

US New Mexico-class battleship in floating dry sock, World War II Pacific.

US New Mexico-class battleship in floating dry sock, World War II Pacific.

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