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US troops land on Guadalcanal

US troops land on Guadalcanal, in the Solomon Islands group. Guadalcanal was the focus of crucial battles in 1942–43. American victory in the Solomons halted the Japanese advance in the South Pacific. Guadalcanal, August 1942.


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US troops land on Guadalcanal, in the Solomon Islands group. [LCID: 20340]

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