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The Guadalcanal Campaign was fought between August 1942 and February 1943 on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theatre of World War II. Allied forces, predominantly American, landed on the islands of Guadalcanal, Tulagi, and Florida in the southern Solomon Islands, overwhelming the Japanese defenders and capturing an airfield (later named Henderson Field). The Japanese made several attempts to retake Henderson Field. Three major land battles, five large naval battles, and continual, almost daily aerial battles culminated in the decisive Naval Battle of Guadalcanal in early November 1942. The Guadalcanal campaign was a significant strategic combined arms victory by Allied forces over the Japanese in the Pacific theatre.

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Featured article Guadalcanal Campaign
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Featured article Battle of Tulagi and Gavutu–Tanambogo
Featured article Battle of Savo Island
Featured article Battle of the Tenaru
Featured article Battle of the Eastern Solomons
Featured article Battle of Edson's Ridge
Featured article Actions along the Matanikau
Featured article Battle of Cape Esperance
Featured article Battle for Henderson Field
Featured article Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
Featured article Matanikau Offensive
Featured article Koli Point action
Featured article Carlson's patrol
Featured article Naval Battle of Guadalcanal
Featured article Battle of Tassafaronga
Featured article Battle of Mount Austen, the Galloping Horse, and the Sea Horse
Featured article Battle of Rennell Island
Featured article Operation Ke