Category - Battle of Savo Island

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Four Marines on the “Green Hell” of Guadalcanal

Marine Corps fight veterans relive the damaging and lethal work in a number of the struggle’s hardest preventing. By Adam Makos & Marcus Brotherton On...

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Marine Stand on Guadalcanal

Through the Battle of the Tenaru, U.S. Marines annihilated a detachment of elite Japanese troops. By David Alan Johnson At about 2:30 on the morning of August...

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LIFE Photographer Ralph Morse’s War

LIFE journal warfare correspondent and photojournalist Ralph Morse captured a few of the conflict’s most iconic moments on movie. By Susan Zimmerman In an age...

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An American Invasion in New Zealand

U.S. Marines coaching in New Zealand for Pacific amphibious operations developed a singular and enduring bond with their gracious hosts. By Bruce M. Petty...

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The Sinking of the USS Astoria

The united statesAstoria was one in every of 4 Allied cruisers misplaced in an evening engagement with the Japanese off Guadalcanal. By John Domagalski Admiral...