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USS Washington firing her primary guns at Kirishima, off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, night of 14-15 Nov 1942Two beached Japanese transports burning after US aerial attack near Tassafaroga, Guadalcanal, 15 Nov 1942Henderson Field headquarters building, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Dec 1942Down by the bow, USS New Orleans arriving in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. The night before, New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.
USS Washington firing her primary guns at Kirishima, off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, night of 14-15 Nov 1942Two beached Japanese transports burning after US aerial attack near Tassafaroga, Guadalcanal, 15 Nov 1942Henderson Field headquarters building, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Dec 1942Down by the bow, USS New Orleans arriving in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. The night before, New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.
Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.Injured man aboard USS Minneapolis, 1 Dec 1942USS Minneapolis in Tulagi, Solomon Islands, under repair for torpedo damage received during Battle of Tassafaronga, 1 Dec 1942; note her bow being cut awayMen and supplies of the 132d Regimental Combat Team of the US Army Americal Division, Kikum, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 8 Dec 1942
Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.Injured man aboard USS Minneapolis, 1 Dec 1942USS Minneapolis in Tulagi, Solomon Islands, under repair for torpedo damage received during Battle of Tassafaronga, 1 Dec 1942; note her bow being cut awayMen and supplies of the 132d Regimental Combat Team of the US Army Americal Division, Kikum, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 8 Dec 1942
Men and weapons of the 132d Regimental Combat Team of the US Army Americal Division, Kikum, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 8 Dec 1942; note M3 37mm gunBruce McCandless receiving the Medal of Honor from Ernest King aboard USS San Francisco, 12 Dec 1942 in San Francisco, California, United States. The medal was for night actions off Savo Island, Solomons, 12 Nov 1942.San Francisco off Mare Island Navy Yard, 14 Dec 1942; circles marked damage of 1st Bat of GuadalcanalSBD Dauntless aircraft flying over USS Enterprise (foreground) and USS Saratoga (background), off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 19 Dec 1942
Men and weapons of the 132d Regimental Combat Team of the US Army Americal Division, Kikum, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 8 Dec 1942; note M3 37mm gunBruce McCandless receiving the Medal of Honor from Ernest King aboard USS San Francisco, 12 Dec 1942 in San Francisco, California, United States. The medal was for night actions off Savo Island, Solomons, 12 Nov 1942.San Francisco off Mare Island Navy Yard, 14 Dec 1942; circles marked damage of 1st Bat of GuadalcanalSBD Dauntless aircraft flying over USS Enterprise (foreground) and USS Saratoga (background), off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 19 Dec 1942
American M2A4 light tanks at Guadalcanal, circa Aug 1942-1945Captured Japanese Type 92 Battalion Gun on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, date unknownF4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.Japanese machine gun crew at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1942-1943
American M2A4 light tanks at Guadalcanal, circa Aug 1942-1945Captured Japanese Type 92 Battalion Gun on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, date unknownF4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.Japanese machine gun crew at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1942-1943
US military cemetery, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1943USS New Orleans making repairs under make-shift camouflage in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.Wreck of Yamazuki Maru at Veuru, near Cape Esperence, Guadalcanal, late 1942 or early 1943F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943
US military cemetery, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1943USS New Orleans making repairs under make-shift camouflage in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.Wreck of Yamazuki Maru at Veuru, near Cape Esperence, Guadalcanal, late 1942 or early 1943F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943

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