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SBD Dauntless aircraft in flight back to USS Yorktown after an attack on Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 4 May 1942Richmond Turner and Alexander Vandegrift aboard USS McCawley looking at maps of the Tulagi-Guadalcanal operation in the Solomon Islands, circa Jul-Aug 1942Heavy cruiser USS Vincennes on her way to Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942. Vincennes was lost within a week. Note modified Measure 12 paint scheme.Lunga Point Airfield/Henderson Field, seen from USS Saratoga aircraft, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
SBD Dauntless aircraft in flight back to USS Yorktown after an attack on Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 4 May 1942Richmond Turner and Alexander Vandegrift aboard USS McCawley looking at maps of the Tulagi-Guadalcanal operation in the Solomon Islands, circa Jul-Aug 1942Heavy cruiser USS Vincennes on her way to Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942. Vincennes was lost within a week. Note modified Measure 12 paint scheme.Lunga Point Airfield/Henderson Field, seen from USS Saratoga aircraft, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
United States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II “pineapple” grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.US fleet sailing toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942; note USS Saratoga at center, New Orleans-class heavy cruiser in background, USS Enterprise in foregroundAstoria off Tulagi during the American invasion, 6 Aug 1942Canberra off Tulagi during landings, 7-8 Aug 1942
United States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II “pineapple” grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.US fleet sailing toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942; note USS Saratoga at center, New Orleans-class heavy cruiser in background, USS Enterprise in foregroundAstoria off Tulagi during the American invasion, 6 Aug 1942Canberra off Tulagi during landings, 7-8 Aug 1942
Crew aboard Enterprise loaded a 500 lb demolition bomb on a SBD scout bomber for strike on Guadalcanal and Tulagi, 7 Aug 1942Japanese facilities afire, Tanambogo Island, east of Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Aug 1942M2A4 Stuart tank being hoisted from USS Alchiba into a LCM(2) landing craft, off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7 Aug 1942USS Saratoga (foreground) and USS Enterprise (background) underway in the Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
Crew aboard Enterprise loaded a 500 lb demolition bomb on a SBD scout bomber for strike on Guadalcanal and Tulagi, 7 Aug 1942Japanese facilities afire, Tanambogo Island, east of Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Aug 1942M2A4 Stuart tank being hoisted from USS Alchiba into a LCM(2) landing craft, off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7 Aug 1942USS Saratoga (foreground) and USS Enterprise (background) underway in the Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
Ellet and Australia maneuvered between Tulagi and Guadalcanal, 8 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 2Japanese G4M aircraft making a torpedo run against the American Guadalcanal-Tulagi invasion force, 8 Aug 1942
Ellet and Australia maneuvered between Tulagi and Guadalcanal, 8 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 2Japanese G4M aircraft making a torpedo run against the American Guadalcanal-Tulagi invasion force, 8 Aug 1942
US Marine Corps LVT(1) amphibian tractors moving toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7-9 Aug 1942; note USS President Hayes in backgroundChicago maneuvered off Tulagi, 9 Aug 1942, as seen from destroyer ElletQuincy illuminated by Japanese searchlights during Battle of Savo Island, 9 Aug 1942USS Blue and USS Patternson removing the crew from the fatally damaged Canberra 9 Aug 1942
US Marine Corps LVT(1) amphibian tractors moving toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7-9 Aug 1942; note USS President Hayes in backgroundChicago maneuvered off Tulagi, 9 Aug 1942, as seen from destroyer ElletQuincy illuminated by Japanese searchlights during Battle of Savo Island, 9 Aug 1942USS Blue and USS Patternson removing the crew from the fatally damaged Canberra 9 Aug 1942

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