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On 7 February 1943 Operation Ke saw the last remaining Japanese forces evacuated from Guadalcanal...Continue Reading

The United States Marine Corps Memorial

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To mark the 240th anniversary of the Marine Corps we thought we would share some photographs of the United States Marine Corps War Memorial, which is dedicated to all personnel of the United States Marine Corps who have given their lives for their country since 1775...Continue Reading

AskHistorians Reddit Contest Winners!

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Congratulations to the three winners of our Pacific themed reddit contest, and thank you to everyone who entered...Continue Reading
Today marks the anniversary of the 1942 landings at Guadalcanal. Here is a look inside Campaign 284 - Guadalcanal 1942-43, one of our releases this month that looks at this major campaign of the Second World War...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Okinawa

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On the 21 June 1945 the last remnants of Japanese resistance at Okinawa fell, bringing the Battle of Okinawa to a close. The ferocious fighting had lasted for 82 days, and included the largest amphibious assault of the Pacific War, huge kamikaze attacks and an incredible number of soldiers...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Midway

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On 6 June 1942, just six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Battle of Midway ended with a decisive American victory...Continue Reading
On 29th-30th January 1943, the battle of Rennell Island took place between the United States Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Guadalcanal campaign of World War II. Fought in the South Pacific, off the coast of Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands, the battle resulted in a Japanese victory with the US Navy forced to withdraw.Continue Reading

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