Guadalcanal Campaign-1942 : WW2 – Victory at Sea : Part 06

Guadalcanal Campaign

The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by American forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War II.

Dates: Aug 7, 1942 – Feb 9, 1943
Location: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Results: Strategic Allied victory, Beginning of Allied Offensive Operations in the Pacific