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They had a torpedo with a much greater range than American torpedoes. They also had flashless powder. When the U. The water off Guadalcanal was nicknamed Iron Bottom Sound because of the number of ships sunk. In spite of all this, the supplies, from bullets to aviation fuel, made it in. The Marines pushed forward toward Japanese lines, with or without air support. They moved to tactical defensive positions during the night and absorbed countless Japanese attacks, slowly winning a war of attrition.
American naval aviation paved way for advances in Pacific theater of operations
The Japanese sent replacements, but the U. Navy and aircraft slowly choked the Japanese supply effort. Finally, the Japanese evacuated the island of surviving troops. This ended Japanese strategic operations, which were already sparse after Midway. As important, the U.
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The lessons learned about the need for air superiority and massive naval support, as well as the importance of not getting bogged down in attritional warfare, were all carried forward. This was the moment that Japan might have sought out truce terms. There would be almost three years of war yet, and in the Americans could reasonably think there would be many more.
The Japanese had lost a battle on a Godforsaken island.
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The war went on for two and a half years. The United States never lost the initiative. Japanese forces were scattered on small islands, and the Japanese navy could not sortie to their defense. Having turned amphibious warfare into a replicable model, the U. From this point on, the Japanese were simply waiting for the end, with many on both sides waiting to die. Midway and Guadalcanal, in retrospect, ended the Pacific War, if not the death or the fear on both sides.
Those battles would give the United States control of the Pacific, a control that has been in place for the past 70 years or so. And they would lead, in the circuitous path of history, to North Korea today. Whatever fears we have in , they would have been very different had the battles of so many decades ago gone differently.
That is the measure of the importance of these battles. Two more battles, El Alamein and Stalingrad, came later in the year but not in importance. Support support geopoliticalfutures. Sign in Join. Click here - to use the wp menu builder. Sign in. Log into your account.
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