Guadalcanal Attack Repulsed
Courtesy Washington Times Herald
THE U. S. Marines, often outnumbered 10 to 1, have beaten off the biggest Japanese attack since they invaded the Solomons nearly six weeks ago.
For two days the Japanese attacked with everything they had, by land, sea and air.
They have lost many hundreds of dead and at least 39 planes. Their picked assault troops who were supposed to have won back the air field which is the key Marine position arc back in the jungle, and American hold remains secure.
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