What was the significance of the Battle of Guadalcanal?

QUESTION POSTED AT 01/06/2020 - 03:32 PM

Answered by admin AT 01/06/2020 - 03:32 PM

The World War II Battle of Guadalcanal was the first major offensive and a decisive victory for the Allies in the Pacific theater. With Japanese troops stationed in this section of the Solomon Islands, U.S. marines launched a surprise attack in August 1942 and took control of an air base under construction.
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