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Lunga Point Airfield while under construction, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jul 1942Lunga Point Airfield/Henderson Field, seen from USS Saratoga aircraft, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942United States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II “pineapple” grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.Japanese facilities afire, Tanambogo Island, east of Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Aug 1942
Lunga Point Airfield while under construction, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jul 1942Lunga Point Airfield/Henderson Field, seen from USS Saratoga aircraft, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942United States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II “pineapple” grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.Japanese facilities afire, Tanambogo Island, east of Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Aug 1942
M2A4 Stuart tank being hoisted from USS Alchiba into a LCM(2) landing craft, off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7 Aug 1942Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 1 of 2Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 2 of 2US Marine Corps LVT(1) amphibian tractors moving toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7-9 Aug 1942; note USS President Hayes in background
M2A4 Stuart tank being hoisted from USS Alchiba into a LCM(2) landing craft, off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7 Aug 1942Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 1 of 2Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 2 of 2US Marine Corps LVT(1) amphibian tractors moving toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7-9 Aug 1942; note USS President Hayes in background
Quincy illuminated by Japanese searchlights during Battle of Savo Island, 9 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
Quincy illuminated by Japanese searchlights during Battle of Savo Island, 9 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 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 1942
US Marine Colonel Frank Goettge with captured Japanese currency, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 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 1942
Henderson Field, 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 1942
Henderson Field, 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 1942

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