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L-5 Sentinel “Bouncing Betsy II” of the 25th Liaison Squadron in New Guinea. Sgt pilots of the “Guinea Short Line” rescued downed fliers and guided fighters to concealed jungle targets. SSGT Jim Nichols standing by the pilot’s doorUS B-25 bombers dropping parafrag bombs over a Japanese airfield at Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 1943B-24 Liberator of the 43rd Bomb Group during a bombing run over the major Japanese base at Salamaua, Australian New Guinea, Aug 13, 1943.Parafrag bombs descending on a Japanese airstrip at Wewak, Australian New Guinea, 1943
L-5 Sentinel “Bouncing Betsy II” of the 25th Liaison Squadron in New Guinea. Sgt pilots of the “Guinea Short Line” rescued downed fliers and guided fighters to concealed jungle targets. SSGT Jim Nichols standing by the pilot’s doorUS B-25 bombers dropping parafrag bombs over a Japanese airfield at Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 1943B-24 Liberator of the 43rd Bomb Group during a bombing run over the major Japanese base at Salamaua, Australian New Guinea, Aug 13, 1943.Parafrag bombs descending on a Japanese airstrip at Wewak, Australian New Guinea, 1943
Gen Douglas MacArthur shaking the hand of his pilot, Col Harry Hawthorne, after observing the airborne paratroop drop at Nazdab, New Guinea from his B-17F “Talisman.” Sep 3 1943 photo at 7-Mile Aerodrome, Port Moresby, New Guinea.US B-25 bombers flying over transports carrying Australian 9th Division troops, off Lae, Australian New Guinea, 4-6 Sep 1943B-17F Fortress “Talisman” warming up before take-off from Jackson’s Drome, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943. This plane carried Douglas MacArthur to and from the battle zones in New Guinea.Lt Gen Edmund Herring, Lt Col J. A. Bishop, Maj Gen G. A. Vasey, and Lt Gen Leslie Morshead at Ramu Valley, New Guinea, 1 Oct 1943
Gen Douglas MacArthur shaking the hand of his pilot, Col Harry Hawthorne, after observing the airborne paratroop drop at Nazdab, New Guinea from his B-17F “Talisman.” Sep 3 1943 photo at 7-Mile Aerodrome, Port Moresby, New Guinea.US B-25 bombers flying over transports carrying Australian 9th Division troops, off Lae, Australian New Guinea, 4-6 Sep 1943B-17F Fortress “Talisman” warming up before take-off from Jackson’s Drome, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943. This plane carried Douglas MacArthur to and from the battle zones in New Guinea.Lt Gen Edmund Herring, Lt Col J. A. Bishop, Maj Gen G. A. Vasey, and Lt Gen Leslie Morshead at Ramu Valley, New Guinea, 1 Oct 1943
No. 4 Squadron RAAF pilots posing in front of Boomerang aircraft Two wrecked Japanese Daihatsu-class landing craft at Scarlet Beach, Finschhafen, New Guinea, 17 Oct 1943, photo 1 of 2Two wrecked Japanese Daihatsu-class landing craft at Scarlet Beach, Finschhafen, New Guinea, 17 Oct 1943, photo 2 of 2Australian Sergeant Leonard G. Siffleet of M Special Unit about to be beheaded by Japanese officer Yasuno Chikao, Aitape, New Guinea, 24 Oct 1943
No. 4 Squadron RAAF pilots posing in front of Boomerang aircraft 'On the Job', Nadzab, New Guinea, 5 Oct 1943; L to R: Black, Brough, David Murrie, Philip Simpson, Chambers, and RaysonTwo wrecked Japanese Daihatsu-class landing craft at Scarlet Beach, Finschhafen, New Guinea, 17 Oct 1943, photo 1 of 2Two wrecked Japanese Daihatsu-class landing craft at Scarlet Beach, Finschhafen, New Guinea, 17 Oct 1943, photo 2 of 2Australian Sergeant Leonard G. Siffleet of M Special Unit about to be beheaded by Japanese officer Yasuno Chikao, Aitape, New Guinea, 24 Oct 1943
A bomb exploding off port quarter of a Japanese cargo ship in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943; note Haguro in center distance and USAAF 3rd Bomb Group B-25 bomber in lower left; photo 1 of 2A bomb exploding off port quarter of a Japanese cargo ship in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943; note Haguro in center distance and USAAF 3rd Bomb Group B-25 bomber in lower left; photo 1 of 2B-25D Mitchell bomber of the 13th Bomb Squadron departing Simpson Harbor after an attack, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943Haguro under air attack by USAAF 3rd Bomb Group, Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943
A bomb exploding off port quarter of a Japanese cargo ship in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943; note Haguro in center distance and USAAF 3rd Bomb Group B-25 bomber in lower left; photo 1 of 2A bomb exploding off port quarter of a Japanese cargo ship in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943; note Haguro in center distance and USAAF 3rd Bomb Group B-25 bomber in lower left; photo 1 of 2B-25D Mitchell bomber of the 13th Bomb Squadron departing Simpson Harbor after an attack, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943Haguro under air attack by USAAF 3rd Bomb Group, Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943
Japanese cargo ships under attack, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943US B-25D Mitchell bomber USAAF 3rd Bomb Group aircraft attacking Haguro and other ships in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943, photo 1 of 2USAAF 3rd Bomb Group aircraft attacking Haguro and other ships in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943, photo 2 of 2
Japanese cargo ships under attack, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943US B-25D Mitchell bomber 'Here's Howe' of the 'Grim Reapers' 3rd Bombardment Group, 'Pair-O-Dice' 90th Bombardment Squadron executing a low level attack on Japanese shipping, Rabaul, New Britain, Nov 2 1943USAAF 3rd Bomb Group aircraft attacking Haguro and other ships in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943, photo 1 of 2USAAF 3rd Bomb Group aircraft attacking Haguro and other ships in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943, photo 2 of 2

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