US Marines 3rd Division anti-aircraft crew performing trials with newly assigned 90mm M2 anti-aircraft guns at Cape Torokina by Empress Augusta Bay, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, circa late 1943

Caption   US Marines 3rd Division anti-aircraft crew performing trials with newly assigned 90mm M2 anti-aircraft guns at Cape Torokina by Empress Augusta Bay, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, circa late 1943 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 18 Aug 2008



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1. Commenter identity confirmed Alan Chanter says:
4 Aug 2009 01:34:48 AM

It looks as if two members of this gun crew are wearing the pre-war tropical field helmet. This is quite unusual as this helmet fell out of general use early in the war and was issued mainly to recruits undergoing training in the States.
2. Anonymous says:
15 Mar 2012 08:18:26 PM

Looks like an M1

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