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Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch, right, boards a PBY-5A on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after an inspection visit, May 1943. The others are USMC BGen Francis Mulcahy, USN RAdm Charles Mason, and Army MGen Alexander Patch.USS Helena performing night time bombardment of Japanese positions in the Munda-Vila area, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 13 May 1943; photo taken from USS Honolulu
Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch, right, boards a PBY-5A on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after an inspection visit, May 1943. The others are USMC BGen Francis Mulcahy, USN RAdm Charles Mason, and Army MGen Alexander Patch.USS Helena performing night time bombardment of Japanese positions in the Munda-Vila area, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 13 May 1943; photo taken from USS Honolulu
During rehearsals for the New Georgia operation, troops climb down nets hung over the side of attack transport USS McCawley to board LCVP landing craft at Noumea, New Caledonia, 14 Jun 1943Headquarters of Commander, Air, South Pacific on Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Jun 1943, with USMC MGen Ralph Mitchell, USMC MGen Holland Smith, Adm Chester Nimitz, VAdm Aubrey Fitch, and Adm William Halsey in front.
During rehearsals for the New Georgia operation, troops climb down nets hung over the side of attack transport USS McCawley to board LCVP landing craft at Noumea, New Caledonia, 14 Jun 1943Headquarters of Commander, Air, South Pacific on Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Jun 1943, with USMC MGen Ralph Mitchell, USMC MGen Holland Smith, Adm Chester Nimitz, VAdm Aubrey Fitch, and Adm William Halsey in front.
Americans sought cover on the beach of Rendova Island, 30 Jun 1943155mm Gun M1 field guns of Battery A of USMC 9th Defense Battalion being loaded onto a LCT for transport to Piru Plantation, Tambusolo Island, Solomon Islands, Jul 1943
Americans sought cover on the beach of Rendova Island, 30 Jun 1943155mm Gun M1 field guns of Battery A of USMC 9th Defense Battalion being loaded onto a LCT for transport to Piru Plantation, Tambusolo Island, Solomon Islands, Jul 1943
155mm Gun M1 of the US Marine Corps being towed on the island of Rendova, Solomon Islands, Jul 1943Aerial view of the Munda Point Airfield in New Georgia in the Solomon Islands, 1943
155mm Gun M1 of the US Marine Corps being towed on the island of Rendova, Solomon Islands, Jul 1943Aerial view of the Munda Point Airfield in New Georgia in the Solomon Islands, 1943
Aerial view of the Segi Point Airfield at the southeastern tip of New Georgia in the Solomon Islands; the airfield was constructed by US Navy 47th Construction Battalion in 1943Ambulance and medical personnel, New Georgia, 1943
Aerial view of the Segi Point Airfield at the southeastern tip of New Georgia in the Solomon Islands; the airfield was constructed by US Navy 47th Construction Battalion in 1943Ambulance and medical personnel, New Georgia, 1943
American troops unloading cargo from LCI vessels, Rendova, Solomon Islands, circa Jul 1943Crashed F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-123 or VMF-124, mid-1943, probably at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
American troops unloading cargo from LCI vessels, Rendova, Solomon Islands, circa Jul 1943Crashed F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-123 or VMF-124, mid-1943, probably at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-215 at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, 1943F4U-1 Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-214 taxiing for take-off at Torokina Airstrip, Bougainville, Solomons, 1943
F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-215 at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, 1943F4U-1 Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-214 taxiing for take-off at Torokina Airstrip, Bougainville, Solomons, 1943
HMS Victorious at anchor in the Solomons, Jul 1943. This was during the period Victorious was on loan to the US Fleet. Note US F4F Wildcats and TBM Avengers on the flight deck.Men of USMC 9th Defense Battalion firing their 155mm Gun M1 from Rendova or another nearby island toward New Georgia, Solomon Islands, Jul 1943
HMS Victorious at anchor in the Solomons, Jul 1943. This was during the period Victorious was on loan to the US Fleet. Note US F4F Wildcats and TBM Avengers on the flight deck.Men of USMC 9th Defense Battalion firing their 155mm Gun M1 from Rendova or another nearby island toward New Georgia, Solomon Islands, Jul 1943
Overturned F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-215 at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, 1943US Army Private Lloyd Culuck of A Company, 1st Battalion, 172nd Division eating a can of Ration B, using the lid as spoon while wearing 12-day-old dirty clothes, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, Jul 1943
Overturned F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-215 at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, 1943US Army Private Lloyd Culuck of A Company, 1st Battalion, 172nd Division eating a can of Ration B, using the lid as spoon while wearing 12-day-old dirty clothes, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, Jul 1943
US Marines wading across a stream, New Georgia, 1943Captured Japanese coastal defense gun at Enogai, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 5 Jul 1943
US Marines wading across a stream, New Georgia, 1943Captured Japanese coastal defense gun at Enogai, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 5 Jul 1943

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