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Setback in the Solomons
Punctuated by tactical ineptitude, the World War II Battle of Rennell Island slowed American momentum in the South Pacific.
Target: Makin Island
On Aug. 17, 1942, daring Marine Raiders stormed Makin Island. But far worse fighting faced soldiers, sailors and Coast Guardsmen when American forces returned in late 1943.
John Paul Jones: Sea power visionary
John Paul Jones pioneered the idea of global sea power a century before the rise of the modern U.S. Navy.
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