14 Dec 1943

Photo(s) dated 14 Dec 1943
Richmond Kelsey (far left), Douglas MacArthur (second from left), Amor Sims (second from right), and others studying a relief map of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 14 Dec 1943
25 Dec 1943

Photo(s) dated 25 Dec 1943
US Marines sitting atop a M3 light tank, Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, late Dec 1943; note fallen Japanese soldiersUS Marines building a sandbag ramp for an incoming LST ship, Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, Dec 1943
26 Dec 1943

Australian New Guinea
27 Dec 1943

Australian New Guinea
31 Dec 1943

Photo(s) dated 31 Dec 1943
Men of the US First Marines Division at Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, circa late Dec 1943; note jeep being used to haul supplies
10 Jan 1944

Photo(s) dated 10 Jan 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.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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