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The aircraft carrier USS Wasp (CV-7) is shown burning and listing after it was torpedoed by the Japanese navy submarine I-19 on Sept. 15, 1942.

The aircraft carrier USS Wasp (CV-7) is shown burning and listing afte...

WASHINGTON (Mar. 14, 2019) The aircraft carrier USS Wasp (CV-7) is shown burning and listing after it was torpedoed by the Japanese navy submarine I-19 on Sept. 15, 1942 while operating in the Southwestern Paci... More

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/1’s color guard

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/1’s color guard

Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/1’s color guard march off the colors during a Guadalcanal memorial ceremony off the island’s coast while aboard USS Green Bay, Sept. 10. Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th Ma... More

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the European theater victory in World War II, May 8, 2015. More ... More

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) approaches Guadalcanal for a port visit to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Guadalcanal Campaign.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) ap...

HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 04, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) approaches Guadalcanal for a port visit to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Guadalcanal Campaign. ... More

Bill Palmer, left, Marine Corps veteran who fought during the Guadalcanal Campaign, talks to Cmdr. Dave Huljack, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52).

Bill Palmer, left, Marine Corps veteran who fought during the Guadalca...

HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 06, 2017) Bill Palmer, left, Marine Corps veteran who fought during the Guadalcanal Campaign, talks to Cmdr. Dave Huljack, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile... More

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) participate in a commemoration ceremony honoring the sunken World War II Royal Australian Navy heavy cruiser HMAS Canberra (DD 33).

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) partici...

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 09, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) stand on the forecastle while Barry participates in a commemoration cer... More

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) participate in a commemoration ceremony honoring the sunken World War II Royal Australian Navy heavy cruiser HMAS Canberra (DD 33).

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) partici...

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 09, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) stand on the forecastle while Barry participated in a commemoration cer... More

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone at the intersections of West Somerset Street and Colle Sannita Way in Raritan, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020. Basilone received the... More

Lt. Col. Craig R. Wonson, commanding officer of Battalion

Lt. Col. Craig R. Wonson, commanding officer of Battalion

Lt. Col. Craig R. Wonson, commanding officer of Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaks to Marines and sailors from 13th MEU, and crew of the USS Green Bay about the historic Battle o... More

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the European theater victory in World War II, May 8, 2015. More ... More

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone at the intersections of West Somerset Street and Colle Sannita Way in Raritan, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020. Basilone received the... More

Lt. Col. Craig R. Wonson, commanding officer of Battalion

Lt. Col. Craig R. Wonson, commanding officer of Battalion

Lt. Col. Craig R. Wonson, commanding officer of Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaks to Marines and sailors from 13th MEU, and crew of the USS Green Bay about the historic Battle o... More

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the European theater victory in World War II, May 8, 2015. More... More

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone at the intersections of West Somerset Street and Colle Sannita Way in Raritan, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020. Basilone received the... More

Marines and sailors from 13th Marine Expeditionary

Marines and sailors from 13th Marine Expeditionary

Marines and sailors from 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and crew of the USS Green Bay observe a moment of silence during a Guadalcanal memorial ceremony off the island’s coast while aboard USS Green Bay, Sept. ... More

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from Russia during WWII salutes as historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemorate the 70... More

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone at the intersections of West Somerset Street and Colle Sannita Way in Raritan, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020. Basilone received the... More

Sgt. Christopher M. Brandle, a food service specialist

Sgt. Christopher M. Brandle, a food service specialist

Sgt. Christopher M. Brandle, a food service specialist with Headquarters and Service Company, Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepares to toss a challenge coin off the port side of t... More

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from Russia during World War II attends the historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemora... More

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine

Memorial statue of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone at the intersections of West Somerset Street and Colle Sannita Way in Raritan, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020. Basilone received the... More

Former Capt. Bernie Dupuis who joined the Army Air

Former Capt. Bernie Dupuis who joined the Army Air

Former Capt. Bernie Dupuis who joined the Army Air Corps at 18 in 1944 attends the historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemorate the 7... More

Ray Weaver, an Air Force veteran, solutes as historic

Ray Weaver, an Air Force veteran, solutes as historic

Ray Weaver, an Air Force veteran, solutes as historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the European theate... More

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from Russia during World War II attends the historic aircraft sweep, over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemor... More

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from

Korean War veteran Walter Derebeew who escaped from Russia during World War II attends the historic aircraft sweep, over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemor... More

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the European theater victory in World War II, May 8, 2015. More ... More

A family from Germany attends the historic aircraft

A family from Germany attends the historic aircraft

A family from Germany attends the historic aircraft sweep, over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the European theater victory ... More

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in

Historic aircraft sweep over the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the European theater victory in World War II, May 8, 2015. More... More

170806-N-VG727-380 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-380 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-380 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017) Catherine Ebert-Gray, United States ambassador to the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu, Manasseh Sogavare, prime minister of the Solomon Islan... More

170809-N-VG727-201
IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017)

170809-N-VG727-201 IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017)

170809-N-VG727-201 IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) stand on the forecastle while Barry participated in a... More

170806-N-VG727-291 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-291 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-291 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017) Manasseh Sogavare, prime minister of the Solomon Islands, places a traditional Solomon Islands shell necklace on Cmdr. Dave Huljack, commanding officer of ... More

HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned

HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned

HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) stand at parade rest while departing Guadalcanal concluding Barry’s p... More

170807-N-VG727-0509 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 7, 2017)

170807-N-VG727-0509 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 7, 2017)

170807-N-VG727-0509 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 7, 2017) Lt. Karina Monroe thanks Harold Berg, Marine Corps veteran who fought during the Guadalcanal Campaign, for his service during the forward-deployed Arleigh... More

170806-N-VG727-213 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-213 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-213 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017) Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Jaun Browndoig and Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Ayanna Bell, both assigned to the forward-deployed Ar... More

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) stand on the forecastle while Barry participated in a commemoration cere... More

170807-N-VG727-1259 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 7, 2017)

170807-N-VG727-1259 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 7, 2017)

170807-N-VG727-1259 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 7, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) learn a traditional Solomon Island dance with the... More

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) stand on the forecastle while Barry participated in a commemoration cere... More

HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned

HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned

HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) stand on the flight deck while departing Guadalcanal concluding Barry... More

170805-N-VG727-129 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 4, 2017)

170805-N-VG727-129 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 4, 2017)

170805-N-VG727-129 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 4, 2017) Cmdr. Dave Huljack, commanding officer of the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52), and Cmdr. William Blodgett,... More

170807-N-VG727-0840 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 7, 2017)

170807-N-VG727-0840 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 7, 2017)

170807-N-VG727-0840 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 7, 2017) Command Master Chief Jeffrey Hineman, assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) lays a wreath with ... More

170809-N-VG727-264
IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017)

170809-N-VG727-264 IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017)

170809-N-VG727-264 IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) stand on the forecastle while Barry participates in a... More

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to

IRON BOTTOM SOUND (Aug. 9, 2017) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) stand on the forecastle while Barry participated in a commemoration cere... More

170806-N-VG727-096 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-096 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-096 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017) Lt. j.g. Michael Wakeland, left, escorts Bill Palmer, middle, Marine Corps veteran who fought during the Guadalcanal Campaign, walks up the brow to the for... More

170806-N-VG727-176 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-176 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017)

170806-N-VG727-176 HONIARA, Guadalcanal (Aug. 6, 2017) Manasseh Sogavare, prime minister of the Solomon Islands, is rendered honors by sideboys assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missil... More

HMAS Hobart (D63) escorting troopships off Guadalcanal on 9 August 1942 (AWM P05292.007)

HMAS Hobart (D63) escorting troopships off Guadalcanal on 9 August 194...

The Royal Australian Navy light cruiser HMAS Hobart (D63) escorting troopships while attached to United States forces landing U.S. Marines in the Solomon Islands. Hobart was covering the withdrawl of the transp... More

USS Mugford (DD-389) in the Coral Sea in August 1942

USS Mugford (DD-389) in the Coral Sea in August 1942

The U.S. Navy destroyer USS Mugford (DD-389) delivering mail to the Royal Australian Navy cruiser HMAS Australia (D84) in the Coral Sea, in August 1942.

USS Wasp (CV-7) at sea off Guadalcanal 1942

USS Wasp (CV-7) at sea off Guadalcanal 1942

The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Wasp (CV-7) during the Guadalcanal Campaign.

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-108570 (29627559766)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-108570 (29627559766)

127-GW-893-108570: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. A grave in U.S. military cemetery No.1 at Guadalcanal marked by a shell. Photographed December 1942. U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, now i... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-128557 (29663249985)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-128557 (29663249985)

127-GW-893-128557: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. “Here Rest Our Honored Dead” who fell in the struggle for Guadalcanal. The lovely cemetery at Lunga Point, where Army, Marine, and Navy men l... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-53458 (29627562706)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-53458 (29627562706)

127-GW-893-53458: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943The grave of Captain Rex M. Heap in the Marine cemetery on Guadalcanal showing the markers erected by his comrades and the men of his command. P... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-60153 (29663254045)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-60153 (29663254045)

127-GW-893-60153: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. A Grave on Guadalcanal. A marker indicates the grave of Private First Class Anthony L. Almeida, a Marine who fell at Guadalcanal. Photograph... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-97903 (29581757131)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-893-97903 (29581757131)

127-GW-893-97903: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. “And these are the dead, who died so that all men might be free.” Behind the two stars of David are the graves, left to right, of an unidenti... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-894-50883 (29038421203)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-894-50883 (29038421203)

127-GW-894-50883: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz presenting the Navy Cross to Lieutenant Colonel Evans Carlson on Guadalcanal. Colonel Edson and General Eupertus are... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-895-50988 (29036642764)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-895-50988 (29036642764)

127-GW-895-50988: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. Sniper Goes To Roost. Garbed in captured Japanese sniper’s outfit, a U.S. Marine on Guadalcanal Island proves that the Japanese are not the o... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-895-54883 (29036642034)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-895-54883 (29036642034)

127-GW-895-54883: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. This huge crater was caused by a 100 pound bomb the Japanese dropped on Guadalcanal. The vastness of the crater can be seen by comparing it wi... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-895-80377 (29036641094)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-895-80377 (29036641094)

127-GW-895-80377: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. Advancing inland observing any enemy activity. Photographed by Private First Class W.H. Hall, March 10, 1944. U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, ... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-902-111833 (29581747871)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 127-GW-902-111833 (29581747871)

127-GW-902-111833: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-January 1943. Marine Model. Somewhere in the South Pacific. No match shortage here! Private James F. Hartley, of Sixth Marine Division, supplies all the ciga... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-10715 (31147388656)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-10715 (31147388656)

80-G-10715: Guadalcanal Landings – Lunga Point, August 1942. USS George F. Elliott (AP 13) burning after being struck by a diving plane in the Japanese attack. Photograph, August 8, 1942. U.S. Navy Pho... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-10756 (31183044255)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-10756 (31183044255)

80-G-10756: Guadalcanal Invasion, August 1942. Supplies piled high on the beach at Guadalcanal Island. Photographed 1942. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/11/25).

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-10759 (31183043715)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-10759 (31183043715)

80-G-10759: Guadalcanal Invasion, August 1942. Supplies piled high on the beach at Guadalcanal Island. Photographed August 8, 1942. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13486 (28258177014)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13486 (28258177014)

80-G-13486: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 9, 1942. Fire started on Tulagi Island by dive bombers.Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/08/09).

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13487 (28875560025)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13487 (28875560025)

80-G-13487: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 9, 1942. Fire started on Tulagi Island by dive bombers.Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/08/09).

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13488 (28591085220)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13488 (28591085220)

80-G-13488: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 9, 1942. Task Force 16 leaves Tulagi Island on August 10, 1942, after the battle. HMAS Canberra burns before sining after the night engagement at Tulagi Island. O... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13491 (28844201906)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13491 (28844201906)

80-G-13491: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 9, 1942. Task Force 16 leaves Tulagi Island on August 10, 1942, after the battle. Shown: Flag Plot Officers after the battle. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now ... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13540 (28260813143)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13540 (28260813143)

80-G-13540: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 9, 1942. Anti-aircraft fire directed at Japanese planes, south of Tulagi Bay, looking S.E. Taken by USS San Juan (CL 54), August 8, 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photo... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13541 (28258770774)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-13541 (28258770774)

80-G-13541: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 9, 1942. Anti-aircraft fire directed at Japanese planes, south of Tulagi Bay, looking S.E. Taken by USS San Juan (CL 54), August 8, 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photo... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-14200 (34608985420)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-14200 (34608985420)

80-G-14200: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Three Japanese flags signify Japanese planes shot down in attack on the Solomon Islands, August 26, 1942. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now i... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-14205 (34864733941)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-14205 (34864733941)

80-G-14205: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Machinist Donald E. Runyon, USN, (VF-6), shot down four planes in the Guadalcanal invasion and attack on Solomon Islands, August 7-8, 1942, and an... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-14208 (34185977313)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-14208 (34185977313)

80-G-14208: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Machinist Donald E. Runyon, USN, (VF-6), shot down four planes in the Guadalcanal invasion and attack on Solomon Islands, August 7-8, 1942, and an... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-17064 (37869963054)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-17064 (37869963054)

80-G-17064: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. U.S. Marines at the Guadalcanal battlefront keep up with the news at home. Here some Marines are checking position on the map. Official U.S. Nav... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-17075 (38529574086)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-17075 (38529574086)

80-G-17075: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Japanese soldiers killed in Battle of Raider’s Ridge, September 13-14, 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-20678 (22724645149)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-20678 (22724645149)

80-G-20678: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Officers of a Marine Raider Battalion led by Colonel Merritt A. Edson (seated at desk), confer before another attack. Staff officer in center for... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-20679 (23116933865)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-20679 (23116933865)

80-G-20679: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Craft used by Japanese to land reinforcements on Guadalcanal Island. The ramps were designed to land light mechanized equipment and artillery. U... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-20701 (23116924905)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-20701 (23116924905)

80-G-20701: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Copy of picture found on a Japanese captured by Marines on Guadalcanal. The Japanese wearing white uniforms and dress caps are posed behind a hea... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-20703 (23103023172)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-20703 (23103023172)

80-G-20703: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Pagoda, used by headquarters for Marine and Navy fliers at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal Island. After surviving numerous Japanese bombings, the b... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-216086 (30376049183)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-216086 (30376049183)

80-G-216086: Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands. Corn was grown in VD-1’s Victory Garden at the instigation of its new skipper Commander John H. McElroy, USN. Banana and pineapple plants form a border around... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-216094 (30376048013)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-216094 (30376048013)

80-G-216094: Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands. Bow and arrow is used by Solomon Island natives for fishing. Note old towel used as loin cloth. These fellows speak good English, are friendly and have saved... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-216095 (30376047143)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-216095 (30376047143)

80-G-216095: Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands. Native designs on prow of war canoe use motif of flying fish and triangles symbolizing sun pattern. These designs are distinctive of Malaita, the most populat... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-216101 (30815685690)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-216101 (30815685690)

80-G-216101: Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands. Rain – six, seven, nine, twelve days in a row. Clothes, sheets and tents become limp and soggy with moisture. The nauseating order of pungent mildew permeate... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-225247 (21976853078)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-225247 (21976853078)

80-G-225247: Fifty U.S. Navy Nurses, the first to arrive on Guadalcanal, disembark on the same stretch of grey sand where U.S. Marines established the original beachhead in the Solomons almost two years ago. ... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27183 (31353854561)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27183 (31353854561)

80-G-27183: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. American Flag over Guadalcanal Island. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/12/06).

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27184 (31469404685)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27184 (31469404685)

80-G-27184: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. Eating time for U.S. Marines. Taken shortly after the American forces had blasted the Japanese out of several of their positions in the Solomon ... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27186 (31432202316)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27186 (31432202316)

80-G-27186: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. U.S. Marines, Major John L. Smith, Major Robert E. Galer, and Captain Marion E. Carl, who received the Navy Cross. Major Smith and Major Galer a... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27187 (31353956061)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27187 (31353956061)

80-G-27187: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. Telephone watch by U.S. Marines at all times on Guadalcanal Island. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archiv... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27191 (31098094500)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27191 (31098094500)

80-G-27191: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. Coffee comes in large quantities in the Marine Corps. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/12/06).

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27194 (31098085790)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27194 (31098085790)

80-G-27194: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. Marines work on front line defenses around part of the airfield on Guadalcanal Island. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of ... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27195 (31098072410)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27195 (31098072410)

80-G-27195: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. A Marine takes time out to shave at front on Guadalcanal Island. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27196 (31098063400)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27196 (31098063400)

80-G-27196: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. A Marines line up for food on Guadalcanal Island. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/12/06).

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27197 (31323118582)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27197 (31323118582)

80-G-27197: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. A A U.S. Marine indulges in one of Guadalcanal’s greatest luxuries – a turn under the shower bath, made from an oil drum and a block and tackle, ... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27199 (31098055240)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27199 (31098055240)

80-G-27199: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. A A Left to right: Lieutenant Colonel Richard C. Mangrum; Captain Marion E. Carl, and Major John L. Smith, USMC Aviators, who were interviewed co... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27200 (31098051850)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-27200 (31098051850)

80-G-27200: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942 to February 1943. A A Sign says “42nd Street”, but it is a long way from New York City’s Times Square. The sign was posted at a U.S. Marine Camp on Guadalcanal, N... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30516 (30954553600)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30516 (30954553600)

80-G-30516: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Japanese cruiser, foreground, and Japanese battleship, in background, November 15, 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National ... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30517 (30954552720)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30517 (30954552720)

80-G-30517: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Beached Japanese transports burning on Guadalcanal, November 16, 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/11/29).

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30518 (31322973225)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30518 (31322973225)

80-G-30518: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Beached Japanese transports burning on Guadalcanal, November 16, 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/11/29).

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30519 (30954551200)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30519 (30954551200)

80-G-30519: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Two unidentified Japanese ships maneuvering, November 16, 1942. One of the ships was hit by a torpedo and is trailing oil. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30520 (31322972485)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30520 (31322972485)

80-G-30520: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Henderson Field, Guadalcanal Island, looking southwest, November 16, 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National ... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30521 (31322972195)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30521 (31322972195)

80-G-30521: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. American forces in Higgins boats participating in a landing at Lunga Point. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the Nation... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30523 (31322971765)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30523 (31322971765)

80-G-30523: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Japanese transport fleet, afternoon of November 16, 1942. One ship is smoking. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30524 (30500917754)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-30524 (30500917754)

80-G-30524: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Beached Japanese transports burning on Guadalcanal, November 16, 1945. Photographed by aircraft from USS Enterprise (CV 6). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in... More

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-31359 (39168584574)

Guadalcanal campaign. US Navy in WW2. 80-G-31359 (39168584574)

80-G-31359: Guadalcanal Campaign, August 1942-February 1943. Man wounded in the Battle of Tulagi Island, August 7-8, 1942, brought aboard USS Neville (AP-16). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the col... More

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