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US Navy map of The Battle of the Eastern Solomons. Tracks of Allied (U.S.) forces are most likely fairly accurate. Tracks of Japanese forces are approximate and/or conjectured. The term "Jap" is used as shorthand for "Japanese" on the map. It's unknown whether this was used pejoratively in this publication or as an accepted abbreviation at that time.


US Government ( Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 23-25 August 1942, Navy Department Office of Naval Intelligence, Combat Narrative


Aug 24, 1942


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