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Though the final battle on Guadalcanal is very accurate, some details are left out. First, the battle last for nearly 3 days, and ammunition did run out. John Basilone was also seen killing Japanese soldiers with a machete.
By the 1960's the term AWOL was used throughout the U.S. armed forces. And while most believe it is an acronym for "Absent Without Leave", it is technically an acronym for "Absent Without Official Leave" (AWOL). Minor point, but one which more should be aware of.
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