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Synonyms for Guadalcanal

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

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As a captain in the Marine Corps Reserve, he was executive officer of Marine Fighting Squadron 121, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, during the battle for Guadalcanal Island (the first U.
Hundreds of New Zealanders, Australians, and Europeans, are trapped on Guadalcanal island, scene of one of World War II's most famous battles.
Over the last 18 months, about 60 people have been killed in fighting between the groups on the Guadalcanal island, scene of one of the most famous battles of the Second World War.
Malick focuses that vision here on Guadalcanal Island, loosely adapting James Jones' 1962 novel about a crack infantry unit battling the entrenched Japanese in one of the key battles of World War II.
Indeed, the country only has one mine -- Zanex's alluvial gold mine on Guadalcanal Island.
The NEC microwave backhaul systems will enhance capacity to base stations in Malaita Province, one of the biggest areas of the territory; Honiara Province, the Solomon Islands capital on Guadalcanal Island, and Western Province, which covers several islands.
The story of The Thin Red Line takes place around the battle of Guadalcanal Island in the Pacific during the Second World War, but director Malick resists going for the instantly visually impressive route of big, bloody battle scenes.
Visually, the zones of argillic alteration are similar to that seen at Gold Ridge deposit on Guadalcanal Island.