|Caption||A badly damaged F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron 216 flown by a wounded Lt Robert Marshall managed to return safely to Torokina, Bougainville, Solomons after an encounter with a swarm of A6M Zeros over Rabaul, New Britain, Dec 19 1943. Photo 5 of 5. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Marine Corps via VMF216.com|
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|Photos on Same Day||See all photos dated 19 Dec 1943|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||26 Jan 2013|
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George Patton, 31 May 1944