|Caption||A badly damaged F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron 216 flown by a wounded Lt Robert Marshall managed to return safely to Torokina, Bougainville, Solomons after an encounter with a swarm of A6M Zeros over Rabaul, New Britain, Dec 19 1943. Photo 2 of 5. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Marine Corps via VMF216.com|
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|Photos on Same Day||19 Dec 1943|
|Photos at Same Place||Torokina, Bougainville, British Western Pacific Territories|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
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Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937