USMC Map 104 showing the northern coast of Guadalcanal in the Lunga areaMap depicting Japanese and US Naval movements during the Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal the night of Nov 14, 1942.Map noting the Solomon Islands situation in 1943US Pilot’s Strip Chart of “The Slot” in the Solomon chain with ranges indicated from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal. US aircraft flying from Henderson Field were colloquially known as the “Cactus Air Force” after their radio call sign.
USMC Map 104 showing the northern coast of Guadalcanal in the Lunga areaMap depicting Japanese and US Naval movements during the Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal the night of Nov 14, 1942.Map noting the Solomon Islands situation in 1943US Pilot’s Strip Chart of “The Slot” in the Solomon chain with ranges indicated from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal. US aircraft flying from Henderson Field were colloquially known as the “Cactus Air Force” after their radio call sign.
Hand-drawn map of Guadalcanal, 6 Mar 1944
Hand-drawn map of Guadalcanal, 6 Mar 1944


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