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On behalf of the United States Navy, Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch receives a plaque from appreciative Solomon Islanders on Guadalcanal, 25 Jan 1944.Captain Arleigh Burke receiving the Navy Cross from Rear Admiral Arthur Merrill aboard the destroyer Charles Ausburne in Purvis Bay, Florida Island, Solomons, 30 Jan 1944.
On behalf of the United States Navy, Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch receives a plaque from appreciative Solomon Islanders on Guadalcanal, 25 Jan 1944.Captain Arleigh Burke receiving the Navy Cross from Rear Admiral Arthur Merrill aboard the destroyer Charles Ausburne in Purvis Bay, Florida Island, Solomons, 30 Jan 1944.
US Marines displaying a captured Japanese flag, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, late Jan 1944Tired member of US Navy VF-17 squadron paused under the squadron scoreboard at Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Feb 1944
US Marines displaying a captured Japanese flag, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, late Jan 1944Tired member of US Navy VF-17 squadron paused under the squadron scoreboard at Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Feb 1944
American troops advanced under the cover of M4 Sherman tank US Navy War Damage Report drawing for USS Helena, 1 Mar 1944
American troops advanced under the cover of M4 Sherman tank 'Lucky Legs II' during mop up operations on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Mar 1944US Navy War Damage Report drawing for USS Helena, 1 Mar 1944
Hill 260 after shelling by the US Americal Division, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 19 Mar 1944Sergeant John Cark and Staff Sergeant Ford Shaw of E Company, 25th Combat Team, US Army 93rd Division cleaning their rifles alongside the East West Trail, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 4 Apr 1944
Hill 260 after shelling by the US Americal Division, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 19 Mar 1944Sergeant John Cark and Staff Sergeant Ford Shaw of E Company, 25th Combat Team, US Army 93rd Division cleaning their rifles alongside the East West Trail, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 4 Apr 1944
African-American soldiers of the US Army 93rd Infantry Division traveling along the Numa-Numa Trail, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1 May 1944Wrecked Nagatsuki on the beach at Kolombangara, Solomon Islands. She was beached 5 Jul 1943 in the Battle of Kula Gulf, photographed 8 May 1944
African-American soldiers of the US Army 93rd Infantry Division traveling along the Numa-Numa Trail, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1 May 1944Wrecked Nagatsuki on the beach at Kolombangara, Solomon Islands. She was beached 5 Jul 1943 in the Battle of Kula Gulf, photographed 8 May 1944
USS General William Mitchell (AP-114) embarking units of the US 1st Marine Division for returning to the US, Pavuvu, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, Nov 1944An American medium tank crossing Suicide Creek, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, Dec 1943
USS General William Mitchell (AP-114) embarking units of the US 1st Marine Division for returning to the US, Pavuvu, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, Nov 1944An American medium tank crossing Suicide Creek, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, Dec 1943
Man of 34th Construction Battalion working on water purification equipment, Solomon Islands, circa Aug 1945Aerial photo of Munda Field, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, post-war
Man of 34th Construction Battalion working on water purification equipment, Solomon Islands, circa Aug 1945Aerial photo of Munda Field, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, post-war

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