US soldiers in Guadalcanal

Title

US soldiers in Guadalcanal

Subject

US soldiers advancing in Guadalcanal

Description

U.S. Army in final drive on Guadalcanal. American soldiers, clad in the briefest clothing because of intense heat, blast away at the few remaining enemy positions left on Guadalcanal in the Solomons during the final offensive which led to liberation of the island. This is a 155 mm. Cannon

Creator

United States. Office of War Information

Source

Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)

Publisher

Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library

Date

between 1942 Aug. 7 and 1943 Feb. 8.

Contributor

Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Rights

US Library of Congress

Format

Actual size of negative is B (approximately 5 x 7 inches).

Files

guadalcanal.jpg

Citation

United States. Office of War Information, “US soldiers in Guadalcanal,” UNO Digital Humanities Projects, accessed January 17, 2021, https://unodigitalhumanitiesprojects.omeka.net/items/show/19.

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