The Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse began today in 1943.

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A US marine injured in the battle

 The battle would eventually lead to the complete withdrawal of Japanese forces from Guadalcanal, one of the most costly and protracted campaigns for either side

The original image can be seen here

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