Battle Of Guadalcanal

First major offinsive victory for the Allies!

The first major offensive vicotry for the allies!

Battle of Guadalcanal

Monday, June 8th 1942 at 12am to Tuesday, Feb. 9th 1943 at 12am

Guadalcanal Island

Japanese troops arrive on Guadalcanal Island in June of 1942 to construct an air base. American maries arrive 2 months later to take it away from them.


This battle stands out because of the many conflicts on land, air, and sea.

End of the battle

At the end of the battle Americans had taken out nearly 2/3 of the Japanese located on Guadalcanal Island.