August 1944

Guadalcanal to Normandy

Volume 28, Issue 8
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Guadalcanal to Normandy Eyewitness notes striking contrasts between our first Pacific landings and allied invasion of Nazi-held France. The little wooden landing boat has given way to huge new craft. By Capt. H. L. Merillat

FROM Guadalcanal to Normandy is halfway round the world, in space, and almost two years in time. It has been my luck to be in both places when the first Allied landings were made and the two offer some striking contrasts.

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