United States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II ā€œpineappleā€ grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 1 of 2.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 2 of 2.Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch, right, boards a PBY-5A on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after an inspection visit, May 1943. The others are USMC BGen Francis Mulcahy, USN RAdm Charles Mason, and Army MGen Alexander Patch.
United States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II ā€œpineappleā€ grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 1 of 2.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 2 of 2.Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch, right, boards a PBY-5A on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after an inspection visit, May 1943. The others are USMC BGen Francis Mulcahy, USN RAdm Charles Mason, and Army MGen Alexander Patch.
United States Navy ship LST-207, staffed by Coast Guard personnel, on Kukum Beach, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 26 Nov 1943.On behalf of the United States Navy, Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch receives a plaque from appreciative Solomon Islanders on Guadalcanal, 25 Jan 1944.
United States Navy ship LST-207, staffed by Coast Guard personnel, on Kukum Beach, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 26 Nov 1943.On behalf of the United States Navy, Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch receives a plaque from appreciative Solomon Islanders on Guadalcanal, 25 Jan 1944.


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