Men of the US 3rd Marine Regiment fighting just inland of Blue 3 Beach, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1 Nov 1943

Caption   Men of the US 3rd Marine Regiment fighting just inland of Blue 3 Beach, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1 Nov 1943 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Marine Corps
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Solomon Islands Campaign   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 1 Nov 1943
Photos at Same Place Bougainville, British Western Pacific Territories
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 20 Aug 2008
Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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1. jerry palmer says:
17 Oct 2013 04:35:46 PM

I wish I could of lived in that time era . those guys are the real men of America . and I wish I could of helped kick the germans and *** *** !
2. Anonymous says:
17 Oct 2013 06:45:24 PM

I wish I could have too. These men are true heroes and the leadership of the country back then was more concerned about the welfare of the country and its citizens than the welfare of their political party, the lobbiests, and their bank accounts. This country was morally centered back then. Wish I could say the same thing now.

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WW2-Era Place Name Bougainville, British Western Pacific Territories
Lat/Long -6.2286, 155.0322
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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

George Patton, 31 May 1944


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