Accession Number:

ADA637632

Title:

Battle Experience; Solomon Islands Actions Information. Bulletin Number 4

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF (NAVY) US FLEET WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1942-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

173.0

Abstract:

The operations in the Guadalcanal Area during the period 8-15 November consisted in our reinforcing the positions held with troops and supplies and preventing the Japanese from reinforcing and supplying their positions. In addition to covering the transports en route to Guadalcanal, during their unloading and retirement from surface, air and submarine attack, our Task Forces operations were divided into three principal phases night engagement 12-13 November and air attacks by Task Force 16 in cooperation with Marine Air Force based on Henderson Field 13-14 November.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE