November 4th, 1942

On November 4th, 1942, 2nd Raider Battalion conducted an amphibious assault at Aola Bay, Guadalcanal, and begins a 30-day guerrilla mission known as “The Long Patrol.” Over the next thirty days, the battalion participated in six major battles. On December 4th, the battalion returned to friendly lines at Henderson Field. 2nd Raider Battalion left Guadalcanal on December 15th, 1942.

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