Battle of Guadalcanal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Battle of Guadalcanal a battle in World War II in the Pacific (1942-1943); the island was occupied by the Japanese and later recaptured by American forces
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On Nov 15, 1942, the naval Battle of Guadalcanal ended during World War II with a decisive US victory over Japanese forces.
On Nov 12, 1942, the World War II naval Battle of Guadalcanal began.
Just two months after the Battle of Guadalcanal, twenty-five-year-old Arthur W Hodan, a sergeant in the 23rd Infantry Division, handwrote a sixteen-page eyewitness account of his regiment's fight to take Hill 27.
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