Taivu Point

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Battle Of Edson's Ridge - Background - Guadalcanal Campaign
... They were also intended to secure the islands as starting points for a campaign to neutralize the major Japanese base at Rabaul and support the Allied New Guinea campaign ... islands, as well as an airfield under construction at Lunga Point (9°25′45″S 160°3′4″E / 9.42917°S 160.05111°E / -9.42917 160.05111 (Henderson Field)) on ... Division on Guadalcanal in a loose perimeter around the Lunga Point area ...
Battle Of Edson's Ridge - Background - Troop Movement
... destroyers, and patrol boats were able to land almost 5,000 troops at Taivu Point, including all of the 35th Infantry Brigade, one battalion of the Aoba ... General Kawaguchi, who landed at Taivu Point on the 31 August Express run, was placed in command of all the Japanese troops on Guadalcanal ... By 7 September, Kawaguchi had 5,200 troops at Taivu Point and 1,000 west of the Lunga perimeter ...

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