Ordnancemen load bombs during the Guadalcanal Landings

The Guadalcanal Landings

May 5, 2024 PE Matt 0

As the largest invasion fleet assembled so far in the war approached Guadalcanal to begin the landing operations, the first order of business for VAdm Frank J. Fletcher’s Task Force 61 was to clear the […]

Allied warships depart Wellington, NZ in July 1942, bound for Guadalcanal.

The Guadalcanal Campaign

April 28, 2024 PE Matt 0

Kido Butai’s defeat at the Battle of Midway meant that American positions in the Central Pacific, including Hawaii, were now secure. US Navy Commander in Chief Admiral Ernest J. King now felt that the time […]