13 Sep 2022

The 1942-43 Battle of Guadalcanal

From Nights, 7:12 pm on 13 September 2022

Military historian Damien Fenton joins the show to discuss the 1942-43 Battle of Guadalcanal and the rest of the WWII Solomon Islands campaign in view of what's happening there today, and why it is such a strategically important location for the US, Australia, and New Zealand.

US Marines rest in the field on Guadalcanal

US Marines rest in the field on Guadalcanal. Photo: Public Domain