American forces go on the offensive and take Guadalcanal from the Japanese. But the Japanese want it back and fight fiercely to get it.
Did You Know?
The narrator repeatedly refers to various types of ships armament as "rifles". For example, "5 inch rifles". Ships' weapons are never called rifles, they are called guns. In military parlance, a rife is a shoulder fired weapon operated by a lone individual. Any weapon system the requires a crew of two or more to operate is always called a gun. See more