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Timeline Event:


Jan 29, 1943

The Battle of Rennell Island began when Japanese shore-based aircraft attacked TF 18 covering transports heading towards Guadalcanal. USS Chicago was damaged and sank the next day. Aircraft from USS Enterprise turned away the attackers on the 30th. TF 18 bore the brunt of this attack, and the transports reached Guadalcanal without any damage.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Event

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command


Date Added: 2011-01-30



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