Men of 163rd Infantry Regiment hit the beach from Higgins boats during the invasion of Wadke Island, New Guinea, 18 May 1944

Caption   Men of 163rd Infantry Regiment hit the beach from Higgins boats during the invasion of Wadke Island, New Guinea, 18 May 1944 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   111-SC-190968
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New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 3   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 18 May 1944
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 15 Dec 2006

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Eric Rowan says:
19 May 2010 10:11:10 AM

Looks like someone dropped a Mark II frag grenade.
2. Matt West says:
19 May 2010 10:11:30 AM

Yeah, thank God the pin is still in. Funny what happens when your getting shot at.

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