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Major Victor H Streit, USMC, Operations Officer, 7th Marines planning combat operations on Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Jan 10 1944.The senior staff of the 7th Marines on Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Jan 10 1944. Chesty Puller is the second from the left.
Major Victor H Streit, USMC, Operations Officer, 7th Marines planning combat operations on Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Jan 10 1944.The senior staff of the 7th Marines on Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Jan 10 1944. Chesty Puller is the second from the left.
Aerial view of the Japanese Hayne Airfield (later Momote Airfield and Momote Airport), Los Negros Island, Admiralty Islands, Feb 1944F4U-1A Corsair flown by Lt(jg) Ira Kepford of Navy Squadron VF-17 at Ondonga Field, New Georgia, Solomons, 1944.
Aerial view of the Japanese Hayne Airfield (later Momote Airfield and Momote Airport), Los Negros Island, Admiralty Islands, Feb 1944F4U-1A Corsair flown by Lt(jg) Ira Kepford of Navy Squadron VF-17 at Ondonga Field, New Georgia, Solomons, 1944.
A PBY-5 Catalina of Patrol Squadron 34, one of the “Black Cats” night patrol squadrons, at rest at Samarai Island, New Guinea, Jan-Feb 1944. Note the absence of any markings beyond the squadron patch on the bow and the side number on the tail.Vice Admiral Thomas Kinkaid, General Douglas MacArthur, and Colonel Lloyd Labrbas aboard cruiser Phoenix during bombardment of Los Negros Island, 28 Feb 1944; note 40-mm gun mount in background
A PBY-5 Catalina of Patrol Squadron 34, one of the “Black Cats” night patrol squadrons, at rest at Samarai Island, New Guinea, Jan-Feb 1944. Note the absence of any markings beyond the squadron patch on the bow and the side number on the tail.Vice Admiral Thomas Kinkaid, General Douglas MacArthur, and Colonel Lloyd Labrbas aboard cruiser Phoenix during bombardment of Los Negros Island, 28 Feb 1944; note 40-mm gun mount in background
MacArthur and his acting aide Colonel Lloyd Lehrabas inspected the results of the heavy naval bombardment on Los Negros, Admiralty Islands, 29 Feb 1944American M2 howitzer shelling Manus from Los Negros, Admiralty Islands, Mar 1944
MacArthur and his acting aide Colonel Lloyd Lehrabas inspected the results of the heavy naval bombardment on Los Negros, Admiralty Islands, 29 Feb 1944American M2 howitzer shelling Manus from Los Negros, Admiralty Islands, Mar 1944
AGP Oyster Bay tending PT boats in Seeadler Harbor, Admiralty Islands, 25 Mar 1944F6G-3 Hellcat from the Escort Carrier USS Sangamon flying over Lake Sentani, New Guinea, in support of the Aitape landings, Apr 1944.
AGP Oyster Bay tending PT boats in Seeadler Harbor, Admiralty Islands, 25 Mar 1944F6G-3 Hellcat from the Escort Carrier USS Sangamon flying over Lake Sentani, New Guinea, in support of the Aitape landings, Apr 1944.
Grayson in Seeadler Harbor, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 1 Apr 1944Six US Navy LSTs loading men and equipment during a practice landing near Lae, New Guinea, 10 Apr 1944; note M4 Sherman tank, Dodge Weapons Carrier, GMC CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6 trucks
Grayson in Seeadler Harbor, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 1 Apr 1944Six US Navy LSTs loading men and equipment during a practice landing near Lae, New Guinea, 10 Apr 1944; note M4 Sherman tank, Dodge Weapons Carrier, GMC CCKW 2 1/2-ton 6x6 trucks
LVTs headed for the invasion beaches at Humboldt Bay, New Guinea, as cruisers Boise and Phoenix bombard in the background, 22 Apr 1944United States Army General Douglas MacArthur walking to the flag bridge on USS Nashville to observe landing operations at Hollandia in Humboldt Bay, New Guinea, 22 Apr 1944.
LVTs headed for the invasion beaches at Humboldt Bay, New Guinea, as cruisers Boise and Phoenix bombard in the background, 22 Apr 1944United States Army General Douglas MacArthur walking to the flag bridge on USS Nashville to observe landing operations at Hollandia in Humboldt Bay, New Guinea, 22 Apr 1944.
US Signal Corps cameramen Carl Weinke and Ernest Marjoram in New Guinea stream, 22 Apr 1944American transports unloading supplies at the beaches of Hollandia, New Guinea, circa Apr-May 1944
US Signal Corps cameramen Carl Weinke and Ernest Marjoram in New Guinea stream, 22 Apr 1944American transports unloading supplies at the beaches of Hollandia, New Guinea, circa Apr-May 1944
Busy beachhead, Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, 1944Soldiers of the US 6th Army on the beach of Wakde, northwestern New Guinea, 17 May 1944
Busy beachhead, Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, 1944Soldiers of the US 6th Army on the beach of Wakde, northwestern New Guinea, 17 May 1944
Men of 163rd Infantry Regiment hit the beach from Higgins boats during the invasion of Wadke Island, New Guinea, 18 May 1944African-American US Army nurses 2nd Lt Prudence Burns, 2nd Lt Elcena Townscent, and a 3rd nurse treating Sgt Lawrence McKreever at 268th Station Hospital, Base A, Milne Bay, New Guinea, 22 Jun 1944
Men of 163rd Infantry Regiment hit the beach from Higgins boats during the invasion of Wadke Island, New Guinea, 18 May 1944African-American US Army nurses 2nd Lt Prudence Burns, 2nd Lt Elcena Townscent, and a 3rd nurse treating Sgt Lawrence McKreever at 268th Station Hospital, Base A, Milne Bay, New Guinea, 22 Jun 1944

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