Category - Guadalcanal

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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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The Stunning Combat Record of the Douglas SBD Dauntless

The pilots of the Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber modified the course of World Conflict II within the Pacific. By Martin Okay.A. Morgan On August 7, 1942...

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Ted Crosby’s Air War in the Pacific

Throughout livid fights over the Pacific, naval aviator Ted Crosby shot down 5 Japanese planes in in the future. By Eric Niderost Lieutenant (j.g.) John “Ted”...

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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 National Museum of the Marine Corps

Over half one million guests per yr come to the D.C. metro space to view the Corps’ proud 238-year historical past. By Al Hemingway Twenty miles outdoors...