24 Sep 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
26 Dec 1943

British Western Pacific Territories
  • Journalist Fred Hampton interviewed US Marine Corps fighter pilot Gregory Boyington at Barakoma Airfield on Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Vella Lavella | CPC]

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