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 Lieutenant) November 15, 2020
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In episode 64 Angus discussed the start of the Guadalcanal-Solomons campaign with Jeffery Cox. They left that discussion of the campaign unfinished, the Americans were in control of the airfield on Guadalcanal but the Marines had no way secured the island. The US navy had suffered a number of...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 01, 2018
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The Guadalcanal Campaign was the the first major offensive by Allied forces against the Japan.

On 7 August 1942, Allied forces, predominantly United States Marines, landed on Guadalcanal, Tulagi, and Florida in the southern Solomon Islands, with the objective of denying their use by the...read more

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The Solomon Islands campaign was the first major amphibious landing of World War II mounted by America; and was the first major Allied offensive against Imperial Japan. It was the scene of bitter fighting between US and Japanese forces. It was also an campaign of...read more

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 HQ Batallón) August 15, 2016

Archival film footage and interviews with World War II U.S. veterans, historians and the team behind the HBO miniseries "The Pacific" provide an in-depth look at the 1942 Battle of Guadalcanal and the bloody 1945 Battle of Okinawa.read more

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Frederick Rounsville "Fritz" Payne, Jr. (July 31, 1911 – August 6, 2015) was a World War II fighter ace who left his mark on aviation and wartime history by shooting down six Japanese warplanes during the Battle of Guadalcanal. ...read more

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