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    80th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal [Image 9 of 20]

    80th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal

    SOLOMON ISLANDS

    08.07.2022

    Photo by Cpl. Dillon Buck 

    U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

    U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Steven R. Rudder, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, left, and Lt. Gen. Stephen D. Sklenka, deputy commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, render a salute during the anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal at the Guadalcanal American Memorial in the Solomon Islands, Aug. 7, 2022. The ceremony commemorated the 80th anniversary of the battle, and served to honor the fallen and strengthen the U.S. relationship with the Solomon Islands and other Pacific allies and partners. The historic battle was codenamed Operation Watchtower and was the first major offensive and decisive victory for the allied forces in the Pacific theater. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dillon L. Buck)

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    Date Taken: 08.07.2022
    Date Posted: 08.08.2022 13:23
    Photo ID: 7357832
    VIRIN: 220807-M-VM027-1174
    Resolution: 6490x4327
    Size: 1.56 MB
    Location: SB

    Web Views: 126
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