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The US Marines' Pacific War

Ep. 9

When US Marines landed on the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific, in August 1942, they were taking part in the first US ground offensive of World War 2.


As Saul David tells Don, in taking on the Japanese in the Pacific, they would go on to engage in some of the bloodiest fighting of the whole war.


Produced and mixed by Benjie Guy. Senior Producer: Charlotte Long. 


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