Category - Solomon Islands

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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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Sinking the Yamato and Musashi

The Age of the Battleship died when the world’s mightiest warships–the Yamato and the Musashi–succumbed to superior airpower. By Herb Kugel Particular Sea...

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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...