|Caption||F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 taxis down the strip at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Dec 1943. Note TBM Avengers and NE-1 Grasshoppers parked along the strip. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Marine Corps via VMF216.com|
|Photos at Same Place||Torokina, Bougainville, British Somaliland|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||27 Dec 2012|
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