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Actions Along The Matanikau - October Action - Action
7 October, the two 5th Marine battalions attacked west from the Lunga perimeter towards the Matanikau. 4th Infantry into a small pocket on the east side of the Matanikau about 400 yd (370 m) from the river mouth ... their comrades in the 3rd Company but were unable to cross the Matanikau and took casualties from Marine gunfire ...
USS Matanikau (CVE-101) - Service History - World War II
... Following training in Puget Sound, Matanikau steamed to San Diego on 25 July ... Matanikau's run to the Admiralties and back marked her closest advance to the sea war in the Pacific ... Matanikau departed San Diego on 28 July and carried 65 planes and 158 troops to the Marshall Islands ...
Matanikau Offensive
... The Matanikau Offensive, from November 1–4, 1942, sometimes referred to as the Fourth Battle of the Matanikau, was an engagement between United States (U.S ... and Japanese forces near the Matanikau River during the campaign ... victory in the Battle for Henderson Field, crossed the Matanikau River and attacked Japanese Army units between the river and Point Cruz, on the northern Guadalcanal coast ...
USS Matanikau (CVE-101) - Service History - Decommissioning
... Matanikau sailed for the United States on 9 January and entered San Diego harbor on the 29th ... While berthed at Tacoma, Matanikau was reclassified CVHE-101 on 15 June 1955, and again reclassified AKV-36 on 7 May 1959 ... Ordered disposed of in March 1960, Matanikau was struck from the Navy list on 1 April 1960 ...
USS Matanikau (CVE-101)
... USS Matanikau (CVE-101) was a Casablanca class escort carrier of the United States Navy ... Matanikau was laid down as Dolomoi Bay under Maritime Commission contract by Kaiser Co ... Vancouver, Washington on 10 March 1944 renamed Matanikau 26 April 1944 launched on 22 May 1944, sponsored by Mrs ...