Columns of troop-packed American LCI landing craft in the wake of a USCG-manned LST en route to Cape Sansapor, New Guinea, mid-1944
M4 Sherman tanks being unloaded from USCG-manned LST-67 and LST-66, Noemfoor, New Guinea, Jul 1944; note leading tank with bulldozer blade and Jeep at right
United States Army paratroopers landing on the Kamiri airstrip on Noemfoor Island off New Guinea, 3 Jul 1944. Note B-17 fortress patrolling high overhead.
Douglas A-20G Havoc 43-9432 โBevoโ of the 387th Bomb Squadron, 312th Bomb Group takes an anti-aircraft hit during an attack on Kokas, western New Guinea, 22 Jul 1944. Photo 1 of 4.
Douglas A-20G Havoc of the 387th Bomb Squadron crashing into the water after being shot down by anti-aircraft fire during an attack on Kokas, western New Guinea, 22 Jul 1944. All crewmembers were killed. Photo 3 of 4.
Douglas A-20G Havoc of the 387th Bomb Squadron trailing smoke and losing altitude after being damaged by anti-aircraft fire during an attack on Kokas, western New Guinea, 22 Jul 1944. Photo 2 of 4.
Douglas A-20G Havoc โBevoโ of the 387th Bomb Squadron disintegrates in the water after being shot down by anti-aircraft fire during an attack on Kokas, western New Guinea, 22 Jul 1944. Both crewmembers were killed. Photo 4 of 4.
A-20G Havoc of the 312th Bomb Group, the โRoarinโ 20s,โ supporting the landings at Cape Sansapor, New Guinea, Jul-Aug 1944. The smoke rising from the water is a downed aircraft with a rescue PBY circling.
African-American soldiers of the US Army 477th Antiaircraft Artillery, Air Warning Battalion studying maps, Oro Bay, New Guinea, 15 Nov 1944
Australian Privates Leon Ravet of Parramatta and Bernard Kentwell on patrol with Owen Machine Carbines, New Britain. 4 April 1945
Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939
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