A film titled 'This is Guadalcanal' about Allied campaign against the Japanese in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands during World War II. A map of Guadalcanal. An officer speaks about the role of U.S. Marines during the battle. He also speaks about the role of civilians that helped the Marines in winning the battle in Guadalcanal. The Marines embark onto a ship and it pulls away from a harbor in San Francisco. The Golden Gate Bridge in the background. A U.S. invasion fleet underway in the Pacific Ocean. Officers confer aboard a ship. A signal man at a blinker light. He exchanges a signal with another ship. Naval guns bombard the coast of Guadalcanal and smoke rises from the coast. The Marines come down a landing net and board landing crafts. The landing crafts head towards a beach. Waves break at a shore. The Marines land at a beach. Faces of Marines as the disembark from landing craft. Supplies being unloaded from the landing crafts. Supply crates and gasoline barrels stacked up on the beach. Barbed wire fences on the beach. The Marine in gun emplacements and fox holes.
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