1st Provisional Marine Brigade on Guam

Activated on April 18th 1944 on Guadalcanal and built around the 4th and 22nd Marine Regiments. The brigade would join the 3rd Marine Division and Army's 77th Infantry Division for the invasion of Guam. While only being recently activated the sub units had already seen combat. Most notably the the 4th Marine Regiment which was …

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25th Infantry Division: Guadalcanal

The 25th Infantry Division has been involved in every major war in the Pacific earning its nickname "Tropic Lightning." I thought it would be interesting to do a series on one unit through the three major wars in the Pacific theater. The 25th ID started their journey on Guadalcanal on November 25th 1942, relieving the …

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