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Battle of Guadalcanal
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From 15.00 GMT on November 13th to 09.00 GMT on November 16th

Participate in Events based on the Battle of Guadalcanal:

[Air Domination] Guadalcanal [Operation] Guadalcanal [Operation] Guadalcanal

You can find the events in the 'Events & Tournaments' tab in the game's main menu!


On August the 7th, 1942, the Allied forces in the Pacific commenced with 'Operation Watchtower', which was the codename for the invasion of Guadalcanal and its surrounding islands. In this fierce battle, which was to become the first major Allied offensive against the Empire of Japan during World War II, hundreds of aircraft clashed in combat in the skies above the the pacific ocean. See you on the battlefield!

Visit War Thunder live for more custom content and download some thematic Pacific Guadalcanal skins (for example: SBD-- Leppla Coral).


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