June 1944

A Four Day Patrol

Volume 28, Issue 6

The onward sweep of United States forces up the ladder of the Solomons has left Guadalcanal in the quiet back-waters of the war, and the desperate fighting that was going on there only a year and a half ago is now regarded as ancient history in the light of many recent developments. But occasionally another tale pops up to recall the courage and ingenuity of the Marines who paved the way there for America's first land victory against Japan.

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Donald M Schmuck

Norman W Noble