Combining 2 more episodes in one post to wrap up 1942 and the Guadalcanal Campaign. I think they got these two a bit out of order, Tassafaronga should have come first as that sea battle was in November of 1942 whereas the land campaign on Guadalcanal lasted into February of 1943.

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