Battle of Guadalcanal

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a battle in World War II in the Pacific (1942-1943)

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The Battle of Guadalcanal was a turning point in the war in the Pacific.
Chapman was a Navy combat photographer and survived the sinking of the aircraft carrier Wasp during the battle of Guadalcanal in World War II.
In 1942, the World War II naval Battle of Guadalcanal began.
General Geiger was awarded in excess of 25 decorations, including a Presidential Citation for the battle of Guadalcanal, a Distinguished Service Medal, and a World War II Victory Medal.
On 13-15 November, the two fleets met in the naval battle of Guadalcanal.
In a tragic twist of fate fit only for the most epochal of war novels, all five brothers were lost at sea only a few months later, when Juneau was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the waters of the South Pacific during the battle of Guadalcanal on November 13, 1942.
Your story in the April 29 Santa Clarita Valley section on the filming for the History Channel of the Marine Raider Battalion's part in the Battle of Guadalcanal was very interesting to me as a participant in that campaign.
They marched off to Australia with director Terrence Malick (Days Of Heaven and Badlands) to recreate the battle of Guadalcanal.
Marine officer John Wayne encounters resistance to his tough brand of leadership, but proves there's a method to his madness when his squadron of fighter pilots, The Wildcats, are triumphant in the historic battle of Guadalcanal.
In 1942, the naval Battle of Guadalcanal ended during World War II with a decisive U.
Analyst Arthur Rockwell said Fox executives are likely to be disappointed with the lack of moviegoer enthusiasm for Terrence Malick's offbeat re-creation of the battle of Guadalcanal.
Callaghan, was killed in November 1942 during the battle of Guadalcanal.
It's about the battle of Guadalcanal and a platoon's experience in the second world war.
The Thin Red Line'' - James Jones' ``From Here to Eternity'' follow-up that recalls the torturous battle of Guadalcanal - will roll in June in Australia and on Guadalcanal with a veritable murderer's row of Hollywood's finest actors.
And now we find that Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Films is planning to adapt the James Jones novel ``The Thin Red Line'' - a story set against the bloody battle of Guadalcanal.