First lady Eleanor Roosevelt upon arrival at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943. She is flanked by VAdm Aubrey Fitch and MGen Maxwell Murray.

Caption   First lady Eleanor Roosevelt upon arrival at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides during her tour of the South Pacific on behalf of the Red Cross, 14 Sep 1943. She is flanked by VAdm Aubrey Fitch and MGen Maxwell Murray. ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via the Don Garber Collection
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Photos on Same Day 14 Sep 1943
Photos at Same Place Luganville, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 2 Apr 2020

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
2 Apr 2020 11:17:54 PM

The aircraft is a B-24 Liberator that was probably Mrs. Roosevelt’s transport to the island. Seen to the right of Army General Murray is Miss Coletta Ryan, American Red Cross Supervisor of the South Pacific Area who was accompanying the first lady.

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WW2-Era Place Name Luganville, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides
Lat/Long -15.5125, 167.1351
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