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Here’s how the US pulled off a daring mission to take out the mastermind of the attack on Pearl Harbor
The US advance into Japanese-held territory in the Pacific started slowly, but by 1943, US forces were in position for vengeance.
Photos show the Battle of Savo Island, a brutal US Navy defeat that stranded thousands of Marines on Guadalcanal
The Allies would end up losing four heavy cruisers and suffered more than 1,000 casualties.
China has been building partnerships and providing aid to countries around the Pacific. Now its investment in Guadalcanal, an island not far from Australia, is the site of Western efforts to counter Beijing.