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The Guadalcanal campaign was fought between August 7, 1942, and February 7, 1943, in the Pacific theater of World War II.

The Guadalcanal campaign was fought between August and February in the Pacific theater of World War II. This campaign, fought on the groun.

Jim Goodin on Guadalcanal during WWII. He was with the 1st Marine Division. Originally he was a high altitude parachutist. He got malaria 36 times.

Jim Goodin on Guadalcanal during WWII. He was with the Marine Division. Originally he was a high altitude parachutist. He got malaria 36 times. Can we say badass!

W. Eugene Smith, The US Pacific fleet getting ready for battle during the Marshall Islands Campaign, January-March 1944

Eugene Smith, The US Pacific fleet, including Liberty ships, getting ready for battle during the Marshall Islands Campaign, January-March 1944

Marines cautiously inspect a bunker in Guadalcanal. What was supposed to be a short battle dragged on for six bloody months.

Marines cautiously inspect a bunker in Guadalcanal. What was supposed to be a short battle dragged on for six bloody months.

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.On…

The Guadalcanal campaign was fought between August and February in the Pacific theater of World War II. This campaign, fought on the groun.

On June 22, 1945 the U.S. overcomes the last major pockets of Japanese resistance on Okinawa Island, ending one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.

historywars: On June 1945 the U. overcomes the last major pockets of Japanese resistance on Okinawa Island, ending one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.

The Battle of Leyte Gulf was one of the largest naval battles in history. It was fought in the Pacific during World War II in the seas surrounding the Philippine island of Leyte from October 24-25,1944 between the Allies and Japan. It was an attempt by the Japanese to repel or destroy the Allied forces stationed on Leyte after the preceding Allied invasion in the Battle of Leyte. Instead, the Allied navies inflicted a major defeat on the outnumbered Japanese.

“American reconquest of the Philippines has begun: US Army Rangers have landed on Leyte Island, paving way for huge invasion force.

The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg, was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II. The 82-day-long battle lasted from early April until mid-June 1945.

The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg, was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II. The battle lasted from early April until mid-June