World War 2 Mug featuring an image from the Battle of Guadalcanal. “Running a gauntlet of anti-aircraft fire, four Rising Sun bombers come in low at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, to attack U.S. transports, extreme left. Black bursts show the intensity of the American A.A. fire.”
The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and around the island of Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of World War II. It was the first major offensive by Allied forces against the Empire of Japan.