Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 48
Americas island hopping strategy to inch closer and closer to the Japanese mainland was kicked into high gear after the Allied victory on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the southern Solomon Islands in early 1943. The six-month campaign was the first important combined arms Allied victory in the Pacific, putting Japan on the defensive for the rest of the war, resulting in repeated victories for America and its allies, until the Japans surrender in August 1945.