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    80th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal [Image 11 of 20]

    80th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal



    Photo by Cpl. Dillon Buck 

    U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

    From left to right, Caroline Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to Australia and daughter of John F. Kennedy, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman, and Charge d' Affairs Russell Comeau lay a wreath on behalf of the government of the United States 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)



    Date Taken: 08.07.2022
    Date Posted: 08.08.2022 13:22
    Photo ID: 7357834
    VIRIN: 220807-M-VM027-1166
    Resolution: 5349x3566
    Size: 1.14 MB
    Location: SB

    Web Views: 88
    Downloads: 6