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#4559034 - 03/08/21 11:40 AM Guadalcanal - Time-Lapse  
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I have posted links to both youtube channels that collaborated on this in the pinned documentary thread, but this deserves it's own thread I think, it really helps make sense of a very confusing battle.

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#4559039 - 03/08/21 12:29 PM Re: Guadalcanal - Time-Lapse [Re: bolox]  
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I watched that last night. It was one hell of a battle. Confusion, then uncertainty followed by more confusion just for good measure.

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#4559042 - 03/08/21 12:48 PM Re: Guadalcanal - Time-Lapse [Re: bolox]  
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Guadalcanal was a very hard fought campaign that lasted several months. This was no quick decisive victory like Midway was.

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#4559129 - 03/08/21 09:48 PM Re: Guadalcanal - Time-Lapse [Re: bolox]  
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Great one bolox, thanks.

Sorry, that just sounds dumb...

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