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US Marine munitions officer John Day at a field office of 7th Marine Regiment, Guadalcanal, 1942US Marines crossing Lunga River, Guadalcanal, late 1942US Marines evacuating a wounded comrade, near Kokumbona River, Guadalcanal, Sep-Oct 1942B-17F Fortress “The Aztec’s Curse” of the 26th Bomb Squadron immediately after an attack on Ghizo Island in the Solomon Islands, 5 Oct 1942.
US Marine munitions officer John Day at a field office of 7th Marine Regiment, Guadalcanal, 1942US Marines crossing Lunga River, Guadalcanal, late 1942US Marines evacuating a wounded comrade, near Kokumbona River, Guadalcanal, Sep-Oct 1942B-17F Fortress “The Aztec’s Curse” of the 26th Bomb Squadron immediately after an attack on Ghizo Island in the Solomon Islands, 5 Oct 1942.
Clifton Cates with battalion commanders of US 1st Marine Regiment, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 10 Oct 1942TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942Temporary grave of a fallen US Marine, Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, Oct-Nov 1942
Clifton Cates with battalion commanders of US 1st Marine Regiment, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 10 Oct 1942TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942Temporary grave of a fallen US Marine, Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, Oct-Nov 1942
US Army Air Force B-17s overfly US Marine and US Navy F4F or FM-2 Wildcat aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942US Marine aircraft mechanic at work, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Nov 1942US Marine ground crew putting out a fire on a Wildcat fighter, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942B-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 Bougainville
US Army Air Force B-17s overfly US Marine and US Navy F4F or FM-2 Wildcat aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942US Marine aircraft mechanic at work, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Nov 1942US Marine ground crew putting out a fire on a Wildcat fighter, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942B-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 Bougainville
Torpedo damage to the stern of USS Portland as she was undergoing temporary repairs at Tulagi, Solomon Islands. The blast took off Portland’s two inboard propellers, jammed the rudder, and froze the No. 3 turretUSMC Lieutenant Colonel W. W. Stickney preparing to cut a Thanksgiving holiday cake with a captured Japanese sword, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 26 Nov 1942Henderson Field headquarters building, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Dec 1942Down by the bow, USS New Orleans arriving in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. The night before, New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.
Torpedo damage to the stern of USS Portland as she was undergoing temporary repairs at Tulagi, Solomon Islands. The blast took off Portland’s two inboard propellers, jammed the rudder, and froze the No. 3 turretUSMC Lieutenant Colonel W. W. Stickney preparing to cut a Thanksgiving holiday cake with a captured Japanese sword, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 26 Nov 1942Henderson Field headquarters building, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Dec 1942Down by the bow, USS New Orleans arriving in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. The night before, New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.
Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.John Day of US 7th Marine Regiment on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 21 Dec 1942A crewman finds the only shade there is on the airstrip on Green Island (now Nissan Island), Northern Solomons, beneath an F4U-1D Corsair fighter of Marine Squadron 222, 1943-44.A PBY Catalina flying past the Escort Carrier USS Sangamon at anchor in the Solomons, 1943.
Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.John Day of US 7th Marine Regiment on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 21 Dec 1942A crewman finds the only shade there is on the airstrip on Green Island (now Nissan Island), Northern Solomons, beneath an F4U-1D Corsair fighter of Marine Squadron 222, 1943-44.A PBY Catalina flying past the Escort Carrier USS Sangamon at anchor in the Solomons, 1943.

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