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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 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 1942
M2A4 Stuart tank being hoisted from USS Alchiba into a LCM(2) landing craft, off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7 Aug 1942US 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 1942US Marine Corps LVT(1) amphibian tractors moving toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7-9 Aug 1942; note USS President Hayes in background
American surveying Lunga Point Airfield, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Men of US 2nd Marine Division wading through shallow water, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
American surveying Lunga Point Airfield, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Men of US 2nd Marine Division wading through shallow water, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
US 1st Marine Division staff at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942US Marine Colonel Frank Goettge with captured Japanese currency, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
US 1st Marine Division staff at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942US Marine Colonel Frank Goettge with captured Japanese currency, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942
American 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.
American 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.
Captured Japanese Type 92 Battalion Gun on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, mid-1942Fires burning at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug-Oct 1942
Captured Japanese Type 92 Battalion Gun on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, mid-1942Fires burning at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug-Oct 1942
Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942Japanese soldier throwing a Type 91 grenade, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942
Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942Japanese soldier throwing a Type 91 grenade, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942
Marine 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, 1942
Marine 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, 1942
US Marine Corps Wildcat fighter taking off from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Sep 1942US Marines resting, Guadalcanal, Aug-Sep 1942
US Marine Corps Wildcat fighter taking off from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Sep 1942US Marines resting, Guadalcanal, Aug-Sep 1942
US warships firing at Japanese aircraft, Guadalcanal, 1942Wrecked Japanese landing craft, Gavutu Beach, Guadalcanal, Aug-Sep 1942
US warships firing at Japanese aircraft, Guadalcanal, 1942Wrecked Japanese landing craft, Gavutu Beach, Guadalcanal, Aug-Sep 1942

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