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Timeline Event:

Jul 06, 1942

Japanese forces landed on Guadalcanal Island and began constructing an airfield which would later become Henderson Field. On February 1, 1943 the Japanese forces began to withdraw.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-07-06

Tags: Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Airstrip, Airfield

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