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Guadalcanal was a major turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II. Japan had a large stronghold in the Pacific, and were increasing their strength. Guadalcanal marks the turning point. It also marks the last major classic naval battle. (The modern navy generally fights "over the horizon)

allied forces began to take offensive for the first time in the pacific.

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Where did the battle of guadalcanal happen?

The battle of Guadalcanal happened at Guadalcanal! The island of Guadalcanal is in the Solomon islands archipelago in the pacific, just northwest of Australia. Guadalcanal is the island closest to Australia, and it is the largest.

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United States Marines invaded Guadalcanal in August 1942 and the Americans declared Guadalcanal secure on February 9, 1943.

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It ensured that Australia would be safe from Japanese invasion.

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The Battle Of Guadalcanal happened from August 7, 1942- February 1942

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When did the US Marines land on Guadalcanal?

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What were some of the stakes of the battle of guadalcanal?

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What is the population density of Guadalcanal Province?

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What was the battle called in World War 2 when the Japanese lost for the first time on land?

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