30 items in this album on 2 pages.

A-20 Havoc aircraft of US V Bombing Command targeting Japanese airfield of Ki-48 bombers, at Hollandia, New Guinea, 1942Australian Army engineers with a captured Daihatsu-class landing craft, Milne Bay, Sep 1942Australian Brigadier Charles Spry pointing out locations of heavy fighting to Australian LtGen Edmund Herring, American Gen Douglas MacArthur, and Australian MajGen Arthur Allen, New Guinea, Oct 1942Beaufighter aircraft of No. 30 Squadron RAAF in flight over the Owen Stanley range, New Guinea, late 1942; the pilot was R. J. Brazenor with observer F. B. Anderson
A-20 Havoc aircraft of US V Bombing Command targeting Japanese airfield of Ki-48 bombers, at Hollandia, New Guinea, 1942Australian Army engineers with a captured Daihatsu-class landing craft, Milne Bay, Sep 1942Australian Brigadier Charles Spry pointing out locations of heavy fighting to Australian LtGen Edmund Herring, American Gen Douglas MacArthur, and Australian MajGen Arthur Allen, New Guinea, Oct 1942Beaufighter aircraft of No. 30 Squadron RAAF in flight over the Owen Stanley range, New Guinea, late 1942; the pilot was R. J. Brazenor with observer F. B. Anderson
Soldiers of US 32nd Division probing a Japanese foxhole at New Guinea, Dec 1942; note M1 Garand riflesA PT boat patrolled off New Guinea, 1943B-17E bomber Bomb Damage Assessment photo of destroyed Ki-48 bombers at a Japanese airstrip in northern New Guinea, 1942-1943, photo 1 of 2
Soldiers of US 32nd Division probing a Japanese foxhole at New Guinea, Dec 1942; note M1 Garand riflesA PT boat patrolled off New Guinea, 1943B-17E bomber 'Yankee Diddler' of 43rd Bomber Group, US 65th Bomber Squadron taking off from Jackson Field, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 1942-1943; note P-39 fighters in backgroundBomb Damage Assessment photo of destroyed Ki-48 bombers at a Japanese airstrip in northern New Guinea, 1942-1943, photo 1 of 2
Bomb Damage Assessment photo of destroyed Ki-48 bombers at a Japanese airstrip in northern New Guinea, 1942-1943, photo 2 of 2; note open parachutes in upper center (bombs or supplies?)Dead Japanese soldiers and wrecked Daihatsu-class landing craft on Buna beach, New Guinea, 1943US reconnaissance photo of a Japanese seaplane base, New Guinea, 1942-1943; note Mitsubishi F1M2 Float Planes, US code named US reconnaissance photo of a sunken Japanese supply ship on the coast of New Guinea, 1942-1943; note ship
Bomb Damage Assessment photo of destroyed Ki-48 bombers at a Japanese airstrip in northern New Guinea, 1942-1943, photo 2 of 2; note open parachutes in upper center (bombs or supplies?)Dead Japanese soldiers and wrecked Daihatsu-class landing craft on Buna beach, New Guinea, 1943US reconnaissance photo of a Japanese seaplane base, New Guinea, 1942-1943; note Mitsubishi F1M2 Float Planes, US code named 'Pete'US reconnaissance photo of a sunken Japanese supply ship on the coast of New Guinea, 1942-1943; note ship's stores moved to the beach and expansive coconut grove beyond
USAAF A-20 Havoc aircraft attacking a Japanese airfield at a low altitude, Lae, New Guinea, circa 1943; note G4M bomber on the groundWreck of two G4M bombers at Lae, New Guinea, 1943A PBY-5 Catalina of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-11 on the Sepik River in Australian New Guinea bringing supplies to a coast-watcher working in the area, Jan 1943Australian troops and M3 General Stuart light tank fighting near Buna, New Guinea, Jan 1943
USAAF A-20 Havoc aircraft attacking a Japanese airfield at a low altitude, Lae, New Guinea, circa 1943; note G4M bomber on the groundWreck of two G4M bombers at Lae, New Guinea, 1943A PBY-5 Catalina of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-11 on the Sepik River in Australian New Guinea bringing supplies to a coast-watcher working in the area, Jan 1943Australian troops and M3 General Stuart light tank fighting near Buna, New Guinea, Jan 1943
Australian Company Sergeant Major McCominski and Private M. Daniels waited as the accompanying M3 General Stuart tank attacking a Japanese pillbox, near Buna, New Guinea, 2 Jan 1943Japanese transport Buyo Maru beginning to sink after being struck by USS WahooA Jeep brought litters to the B-17F Fortress “The Old Man” of the 65th Bomb Squadron shortly after landing at Dobodura, New Guinea, Mar 8 1943. The B-17 was attacked by 13 Japanese fighters during a photo-recon mission over Gasmata, New BritainUS Army Privates Mearl Hatfield and Clen C. Campbell operating the portable laundry diesel engine, New Guinea, 19 Apr 1943
Australian Company Sergeant Major McCominski and Private M. Daniels waited as the accompanying M3 General Stuart tank attacking a Japanese pillbox, near Buna, New Guinea, 2 Jan 1943Japanese transport Buyo Maru beginning to sink after being struck by USS Wahoo's torpedo north of New Guinea, 26 Jan 1943; seen from USS Wahoo's periscopeA Jeep brought litters to the B-17F Fortress “The Old Man” of the 65th Bomb Squadron shortly after landing at Dobodura, New Guinea, Mar 8 1943. The B-17 was attacked by 13 Japanese fighters during a photo-recon mission over Gasmata, New BritainUS Army Privates Mearl Hatfield and Clen C. Campbell operating the portable laundry diesel engine, New Guinea, 19 Apr 1943

30 items in this album on 2 pages.

Further Reading

Read more about New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 2



Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Famous WW2 Quote
"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years."

James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945