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Chicago of Guadalcanal the day after Battle of Savo Island, with crewmen cutting away torpedo-damaged plating to enable the ship to get underway, 10 Aug 1942American surveying Lunga Point Airfield, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Men of US 2nd Marine Division wading through shallow water, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942US 1st Marine Division staff at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
Chicago of Guadalcanal the day after Battle of Savo Island, with crewmen cutting away torpedo-damaged plating to enable the ship to get underway, 10 Aug 1942American surveying Lunga Point Airfield, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Men of US 2nd Marine Division wading through shallow water, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942US 1st Marine Division staff at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
US Marine Colonel Frank Goettge with captured Japanese currency, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942USS Saratoga (left), USS Atlanta (right), and other warships off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 21 Aug 1942American photograph of a captured Japanese ammunition box with ammunition strips for the Type 92 machine gun, Guadalcanal, 1942.Bombs being brought to a TBF Avenger of United States Navy Torpedo Squadron VT-11 flying from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 1942. Note the pierced steel Marsden matting.
US Marine Colonel Frank Goettge with captured Japanese currency, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942USS Saratoga (left), USS Atlanta (right), and other warships off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 21 Aug 1942American photograph of a captured Japanese ammunition box with ammunition strips for the Type 92 machine gun, Guadalcanal, 1942.Bombs being brought to a TBF Avenger of United States Navy Torpedo Squadron VT-11 flying from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 1942. Note the pierced steel Marsden matting.
Fires burning at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug-Oct 1942Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942Japanese soldier throwing a Type 91 grenade, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942Marine Lt Col Chesty Puller in his command post on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942.
Fires burning at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug-Oct 1942Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942Japanese soldier throwing a Type 91 grenade, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942Marine Lt Col Chesty Puller in his command post on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942.
SBD aircraft destroyed in an air attack on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942US Marine Corps Wildcat fighter taking off from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Sep 1942US Marines resting in the field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Aug-Dec 1942; note Springfield M1903 rifles and a Browning Automatic Rifle gunner on far rightUS Marines resting, Guadalcanal, Aug-Sep 1942
SBD aircraft destroyed in an air attack on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942US Marine Corps Wildcat fighter taking off from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Sep 1942US Marines resting in the field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Aug-Dec 1942; note Springfield M1903 rifles and a Browning Automatic Rifle gunner on far rightUS Marines resting, Guadalcanal, Aug-Sep 1942
US warships firing at Japanese aircraft, Guadalcanal, 1942Wrecked Japanese landing craft, Gavutu Beach, Guadalcanal, Aug-Sep 1942Japanese troops arriving on Guadalcanal, circa early Sep 1942; note Savo Island in backgroundMachinist Donald Runyon posing at the tail of his Wildcat during the Guadalcanal campaign, 10 Sep 1942
US warships firing at Japanese aircraft, Guadalcanal, 1942Wrecked Japanese landing craft, Gavutu Beach, Guadalcanal, Aug-Sep 1942Japanese troops arriving on Guadalcanal, circa early Sep 1942; note Savo Island in backgroundMachinist Donald Runyon posing at the tail of his Wildcat during the Guadalcanal campaign, 10 Sep 1942

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