Accession Number : ADA556676


Title :   Final Report on Guadalcanal Operation, Phase 1


Corporate Author : MARINE DIVISION (1ST) CAMP PENDLETON CA


Personal Author(s) : Vandegrift, A A ; James, W C ; Murray, Jr , J C ; Hughes, T B ; Hall, R ; Snedeker, E W ; Gayle, G D


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a556676.pdf


Report Date : 24 May 1943


Pagination or Media Count : 72


Abstract : There is submitted herewith a report on activities of this division during the first phase of the Guadalcanal Operation. It covers the period 26 June to H-hour, 7 August and is an account of the planning, reconnaissance and approach periods which preceded the landing.


Descriptors :   *MARINE CORPS OPERATIONS , *SECOND WORLD WAR , BATTLES , LESSONS LEARNED , LOGISTICS , MARINE CORPS PLANNING , MILITARY HISTORY , MILITARY OPERATIONS , PACIFIC OCEAN ISLANDS , RECONNAISSANCE , SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN , TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT


Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE