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PBY Catalinas on the ramp of the Luganville Seaplane Base, Segond Channel, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 1942A tractor pulling an SBD Dauntless dive-bomber from a pier on Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, mid-1942. Note LCVPs.
PBY Catalinas on the ramp of the Luganville Seaplane Base, Segond Channel, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 1942A tractor pulling an SBD Dauntless dive-bomber from a pier on Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, mid-1942. Note LCVPs.
Destroyer USS Tucker after nearly being blown in two by a mine getting towed by the stern toward shallow water by YP-346, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 3 Aug 1942.Minelayer USS Breese standing by as a motor launch tows the wreck of the destroyer USS Tucker toward shallow water off Malo Island after Tucker was nearly blown in two by a mine the day before, 4 Aug 1942.
Destroyer USS Tucker after nearly being blown in two by a mine getting towed by the stern toward shallow water by YP-346, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 3 Aug 1942.Minelayer USS Breese standing by as a motor launch tows the wreck of the destroyer USS Tucker toward shallow water off Malo Island after Tucker was nearly blown in two by a mine the day before, 4 Aug 1942.
A Wildcat lifted from APV Kitty Hawk to ACV Long Island, Fila Harbor, New Hebrides (now Port Vila, Vanuatu), 28 Aug 1942The bow section of the sunken destroyer USS Tucker sticking out of the water off Malo Island, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, circa Sep 1942.
A Wildcat lifted from APV Kitty Hawk to ACV Long Island, Fila Harbor, New Hebrides (now Port Vila, Vanuatu), 28 Aug 1942The bow section of the sunken destroyer USS Tucker sticking out of the water off Malo Island, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, circa Sep 1942.
Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 1 of 4.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 2 of 4.
Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 1 of 4.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 2 of 4.
Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 3 of 4.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 4 of 4.
Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 3 of 4.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 4 of 4.
Troops abandoning ship after the converted luxury liner SS President Coolidge struck two mines while entering the harbor at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 26 Oct 1942. Only 2 men were lost out of over 5,000.Chester Nimitz and William Halsey aboard USS Curtiss at
Troops abandoning ship after the converted luxury liner SS President Coolidge struck two mines while entering the harbor at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 26 Oct 1942. Only 2 men were lost out of over 5,000.Chester Nimitz and William Halsey aboard USS Curtiss at 'Button' Naval Base, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 20 Jan 1943, photo 1 of 2
Chester Nimitz and William Halsey aboard USS Curtiss at TBF-1 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 10 from USS Enterprise fly in formation over Espiritu Santo, March 1943.
Chester Nimitz and William Halsey aboard USS Curtiss at 'Button' Naval Base, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 20 Jan 1943, photo 2 of 2TBF-1 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 10 from USS Enterprise fly in formation over Espiritu Santo, March 1943.
Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 11 Apr 1943.Headquarters 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.
Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 11 Apr 1943.Headquarters 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.
Cruiser USS St. Louis coming alongside repair ship USS Vestal at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides for initial repair of torpedo damage to her bow received in the Battle of Kolombangara, 16 Jul 1943Army MGen Maxwell Murray and VAdm Aubrey Fitch at the Luganville Airfield at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides awaiting first lady Eleanor Roosevelt on her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943.
Cruiser USS St. Louis coming alongside repair ship USS Vestal at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides for initial repair of torpedo damage to her bow received in the Battle of Kolombangara, 16 Jul 1943Army MGen Maxwell Murray and VAdm Aubrey Fitch at the Luganville Airfield at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides awaiting first lady Eleanor Roosevelt on her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943.
First lady Eleanor Roosevelt upon arrival at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943. She is flanked by VAdm Aubrey Fitch and MGen Maxwell Murray.First lady Eleanor Roosevelt visiting combat wounded in a United States Navy field hospital at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943.
First lady Eleanor Roosevelt upon arrival at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943. She is flanked by VAdm Aubrey Fitch and MGen Maxwell Murray.First lady Eleanor Roosevelt visiting combat wounded in a United States Navy field hospital at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943.

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