USS Portland

"Sweet Pea"

The Portland's Battle Stars

May 4-8, 1942

Coral Sea

June 3-6, 1942
Midway
August 7-9 , 1942
Guadalcanal-Tulagi Landings
August 10, 1942 - February 8, 1943
Capture and Defense of Guadalcanal
August 23-25 , 1942
Eastern Solomons (Stewart Islands)
October 26 , 1942
Santa Cruz Islands
November 12-15, 1942
Guadalcanal
November 13 - December 8, 1943
Gilbert Islands Operation (Tarawa & Makin)
January 29 - February 8, 1944

Marshall Island Operation

  • Occupation of Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls, January 29 - February 8, 1944
  • Occupation of Eniwetok Atoll, April 29 - May 1, 1944
March 30 - June 1, 1944

Asiatic - Pacific Raids

  • Palu, Yap, Ulithi, Woleai - March 30, April 1, 1944
  • Truk, Satawan, Ponape - April 29, June 1, 1944
April 1 - June 1, 1944

Hollandia Operation

  • Aitape-Humboldt-Tanamerah Bay
September 6 - October 14, 1944

Western Caroline Island Operation

  • Capture & occupation of Southern Palu Islands
October 10, 1944 - December 16, 1944

Leyte Operations

  • Leyte Landings, October 10 - November 29, 1944
  • Battle of Surigao Strait, October 24-25, 1944
  • Luzon attacks, October 15, 17-19, November 5-6, 13-14, 19-25, December 14-16, 1944
December 12, 1944 - January 18, 1945

Luzon Operations

  • Mindoro Landings, December 12-18, 1944
  • Lingayen Gulf Landing, January 4-18, 1945
February 14 - 28, 1945

Manila Bay - Bicol Operations

  • Mariveles-Corregidor
March 24 - June 30, 1945

Okinawa Gunto Operation

  • Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto