Guadalcanal Campaign - Wikipedia
The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by American forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War II.
Battle of Guadalcanal | World War II | Britannica.com
Battle of Guadalcanal, (August 1942–February 1943), series of World War II land and sea clashes between Allied and Japanese forces on and around Guadalcanal, one of the southern Solomon Islands, in the South Pacific.
The Battle of Guadalcanal - History Learning Site
The Battle of Guadalcanal took place in 1942 when the US Marines landed on August 7th. The landing at Guadalcanal was unopposed – but it took the Americans six months to defeat the Japanese in what was to turn into a classic battle of attrition.
Battle of Guadalcanal - New World Encyclopedia
The Battle of Guadalcanal was one of the first prolonged campaigns in the Pacific. The campaign was a battle of attrition that strained the logistical capabilities of both sides. For the U.S. this need prompted the development of effective combat air transport for the first time.
World War II for Kids: Battle of Guadalcanal - Ducksters
The Battle of Guadalcanal was a major battle between the United States and Japan in World War II. The battle marked the first time since entering the war that the United States had gone on the offensive and attacked the Japanese.
Battle of Guadalcanal in World War II - ThoughtCo
The Battle of Guadalcanal was the Allies' first major offensive of World War II in the Pacific and saw the island captured after a long campaign.
Battle of Guadalcanal | National Review
August marks the anniversary of the Battle at Guadalcanal, the first offensive amphibious operation against Imperial Japan during the Pacific campaign of WWII.
The Battle of Guadalcanal : Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands ...
Guadalcanal: Pivotal in World War II. The Pacific island of Guadalcanal is well-known for its pivotal role in World War II, with the classic "battle of Guadalcanal" becoming forever immortalized in films and books as to turning the tide in favor of the American Allies in the Pacific theater in the early 1940's.