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Welcome to 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast!

This fast-paced, compelling audio show has set a new standard for history storytelling in podcasting, often placing the listener at a crucial moment in history from the outset, and always managing to deliver on tense human drama based upon accurate and painstaking research.

In five words: We Make History Come Alive

1001 Heroes has delivered 5 million episode listens worldwide since our first episode (Gremlins) in 2015. 

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Jul 10, 2017

The Battle of Guadalcanal-an air, land, and sea battle fought in the Pacific between August 7th and February 9th of 1942, was the first major offensive of WWII that tested American land forces vs. the Japanaese Imperial Army. It was a hard, brutal conflict for the 15,000 US Marines and 20,000 Japanese that were sent there, fought in an unforgiving climate of hot jungle, crocodile-infested rivers, and coral ridges- all teeming with malaria-carrying mosquitos and the stench of death. The men who fought there deserve to be remembered.

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  Credits: O,Donnell, "Into The Rising Sun, In Their Own Words" Miller Jr., John. Guadalcanal: The First Offensive. Washington, D.C.: United States Army Center of Military History, 1995. Christ, James F. Battalion of the Damned: The 1st Marine Paratroopers at Gavutu and Bloody Ridge, 1942. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2007 Smith, George W. The Do-or-Die Men: The 1st Marine Raider Battalion at Guadalcanal. New York: Pocket Books, 2003.

Music: Purple Planet Music (4 selections) "Last Stand" "The Chase", "Doomed Romance", "Battle Lines" Acces Purple Planet Music at

Veterans: Pfc, Herman Shirley USMC, Lt Col. James Wagner USMC. Sgt Richard Greer USMC, Cpl AlbertTorgerson USMC.

God Bless all the men who fought in WWII. #navy #WWII #greatestgeneration #proudamerican