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B-17F Fortress flying past Mt. Bagana on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Nov 11, 1942. This aircraft is returning from bombing Buka Island and is on its way to bomb Shortland Harbor at opposite the end of BougainvilleA6M Model 22 Zero fighters of ZuikakuMarine F4U-1 Corsair on the Torokina Airstrip, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, early 1943.Wreck of G4M bomber whose crash killed Admiral Yamamoto, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Apr 1943
B-17F Fortress flying past Mt. Bagana on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Nov 11, 1942. This aircraft is returning from bombing Buka Island and is on its way to bomb Shortland Harbor at opposite the end of BougainvilleA6M Model 22 Zero fighters of Zuikaku's air group at Kahili Airfield on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, early 1943Marine F4U-1 Corsair on the Torokina Airstrip, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, early 1943.Wreck of G4M bomber whose crash killed Admiral Yamamoto, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Apr 1943
F4U-1 Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-214 taxiing for take-off at Torokina Airstrip, Bougainville, Solomons, 1943US troops boarding landing barges at Empress Augusta Bay, Bougainville, Nov 1943LCVP landing craft circling off Cape Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands while awaiting orders, 1 Nov 1943; note 20mm Oerlikon AA gun; photographed from aboard APA-13 USS American LegionMen of the US 3rd Marine Regiment fighting just inland of Blue 3 Beach, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1 Nov 1943
F4U-1 Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-214 taxiing for take-off at Torokina Airstrip, Bougainville, Solomons, 1943US troops boarding landing barges at Empress Augusta Bay, Bougainville, Nov 1943LCVP landing craft circling off Cape Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands while awaiting orders, 1 Nov 1943; note 20mm Oerlikon AA gun; photographed from aboard APA-13 USS American LegionMen of the US 3rd Marine Regiment fighting just inland of Blue 3 Beach, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1 Nov 1943
Men of US 3rd Marine Division disembarking onto the invasion beach at Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Nov 1943Admiral William Halsey, Major General Robert Beightler, Major General Roy Geiger, and others studying a map at US 37th Division command post on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Nov-Dec 1943F4U-1 Corsair in Marine Fighting Squadron 214 (the “Black Sheep”) on the Marsden matting at Torokina airstrip, Bougainville, Solomons, Dec 1943.F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 taxis down the strip at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Dec 1943. Note TBM Avengers and NE-1 Grasshoppers parked along the strip.
Men of US 3rd Marine Division disembarking onto the invasion beach at Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Nov 1943Admiral William Halsey, Major General Robert Beightler, Major General Roy Geiger, and others studying a map at US 37th Division command post on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Nov-Dec 1943F4U-1 Corsair in Marine Fighting Squadron 214 (the “Black Sheep”) on the Marsden matting at Torokina airstrip, Bougainville, Solomons, Dec 1943.F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 taxis down the strip at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Dec 1943. Note TBM Avengers and NE-1 Grasshoppers parked along the strip.
US Marine code talkers on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Dec 1943Marine Pfc C.H. McClure servicing the three Browning M2 .50 caliber machine guns in the right wing of an F4U-1 Corsair fighter on Bougainville, Dec 9, 1943F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943.F4U-1A Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-216 at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943.
US Marine code talkers on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Dec 1943Marine Pfc C.H. McClure servicing the three Browning M2 .50 caliber machine guns in the right wing of an F4U-1 Corsair fighter on Bougainville, Dec 9, 1943F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943.F4U-1A Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-216 at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943.
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 1 of 5.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 2 of 5.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 3 of 5.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 4 of 5.
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 1 of 5.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 2 of 5.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 3 of 5.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 4 of 5.

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