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B-17F Fortress “Talisman” warming up before take-off from Jackson’s Drome, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943. This plane carried Douglas MacArthur to and from the battle zones in New Guinea.C-47 Skytrain transports loaded with paratroopers bound for the raid on Nadzab, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943 at the Port Moresby 7-Mile Aerodrome. Note General MacArthur and General Kenney standing at the lower left.
B-17F Fortress “Talisman” warming up before take-off from Jackson’s Drome, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943. This plane carried Douglas MacArthur to and from the battle zones in New Guinea.C-47 Skytrain transports loaded with paratroopers bound for the raid on Nadzab, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943 at the Port Moresby 7-Mile Aerodrome. Note General MacArthur and General Kenney standing at the lower left.
Gen Douglas MacArthur shaking the hand of his pilot, Col Harry Hawthorne, after observing the airborne paratroop drop at Nazdab, New Guinea from his B-17F “Talisman.” 5 Sep 1943 photo at 7-Mile Aerodrome, Port Moresby, New Guinea.German leaders Albert Speer and Adolf Galland at a conference, possibly reviewing a new aircraft, Germany, 5-7 Sep 1943
Gen Douglas MacArthur shaking the hand of his pilot, Col Harry Hawthorne, after observing the airborne paratroop drop at Nazdab, New Guinea from his B-17F “Talisman.” 5 Sep 1943 photo at 7-Mile Aerodrome, Port Moresby, New Guinea.German leaders Albert Speer and Adolf Galland at a conference, possibly reviewing a new aircraft, Germany, 5-7 Sep 1943
German leaders Albert Speer, Erhard Milch, and Adolf Galland at a conference, possibly reviewing a new aircraft, Germany, 5-7 Sep 1943United States Army paratroopers dropped from C-47 Skytrains parachuting into Nazdab, New Guinea behind a smoke screen, 5 Sep 1943.
German leaders Albert Speer, Erhard Milch, and Adolf Galland at a conference, possibly reviewing a new aircraft, Germany, 5-7 Sep 1943United States Army paratroopers dropped from C-47 Skytrains parachuting into Nazdab, New Guinea behind a smoke screen, 5 Sep 1943.


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