26 items in this album on 2 pages.

1943 United States Army map of western Guadalcanal and the Russel Islands in the Solomon chain.Map noting the Solomon Islands situation in 1943US Pilot’s Strip Chart of “The Slot” in the Solomon chain with ranges indicated from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal. US aircraft flying from Henderson Field were colloquially known as the “Cactus Air Force” after their radio call sign.Track chart featuring the movements of USS Montpelier during the action in Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands on 6 Mar 1943 where Japanese destroyers Murasame and Minegumo were sunk.
1943 United States Army map of western Guadalcanal and the Russel Islands in the Solomon chain.Map noting the Solomon Islands situation in 1943US Pilot’s Strip Chart of “The Slot” in the Solomon chain with ranges indicated from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal. US aircraft flying from Henderson Field were colloquially known as the “Cactus Air Force” after their radio call sign.Track chart featuring the movements of USS Montpelier during the action in Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands on 6 Mar 1943 where Japanese destroyers Murasame and Minegumo were sunk.
US Navy chart showing the positions of Vila airstrip and Stanmore Plantation on Kolombangara Island next to Blackett Strait, Solomon Islands, 6 Mar 1943. The US Navy subjected this area to many naval bombardments.Track chart featuring the movements of USS Nicholas during the action of 16 Mar 1943 in Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands.Track chart from the shelling of Munda Point, New Georgia, Solomon Islands by destroyer USS Fletcher, 13 May 1943.Track chart showing USS Honolulu’s movements during a bombardment of the Vila Plantation in the Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands, 13 May 1943; taken from Honolulu’s action report.
US Navy chart showing the positions of Vila airstrip and Stanmore Plantation on Kolombangara Island next to Blackett Strait, Solomon Islands, 6 Mar 1943. The US Navy subjected this area to many naval bombardments.Track chart featuring the movements of USS Nicholas during the action of 16 Mar 1943 in Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands.Track chart from the shelling of Munda Point, New Georgia, Solomon Islands by destroyer USS Fletcher, 13 May 1943.Track chart showing USS Honolulu’s movements during a bombardment of the Vila Plantation in the Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands, 13 May 1943; taken from Honolulu’s action report.
United States Marine Corps map of the New Georgia Group in the Solomon Islands, Mar 1943.Map depicting Operation Cartwheel, 30 Jun 1943 to early 1944United States Hydrographic Office July 1943 map of Efate Island, New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) showing friendly aircraft approach bearings.United States Hydrographic Office July 1943 map of the New Hebrides Islands (now Vanuatu) showing friendly aircraft approach bearings.
United States Marine Corps map of the New Georgia Group in the Solomon Islands, Mar 1943.Map depicting Operation Cartwheel, 30 Jun 1943 to early 1944United States Hydrographic Office July 1943 map of Efate Island, New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) showing friendly aircraft approach bearings.United States Hydrographic Office July 1943 map of the New Hebrides Islands (now Vanuatu) showing friendly aircraft approach bearings.
Map of Vella Lavella in the Solomon Islands created by the New Zealand military depicting the troop movements during the island’s capture, Aug 1943.Map noting American naval operations off Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 31 Oct-2 Nov 1943Map noting Japanese dispositions at New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, 30 Nov 19431944 United States Army map of Choiseul Island, the northernmost of the Solomon Islands.
Map of Vella Lavella in the Solomon Islands created by the New Zealand military depicting the troop movements during the island’s capture, Aug 1943.Map noting American naval operations off Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 31 Oct-2 Nov 1943Map noting Japanese dispositions at New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, 30 Nov 19431944 United States Army map of Choiseul Island, the northernmost of the Solomon Islands.
1944 United States Army map of Malaita Island and the eastern end of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.1944 United States Army map of New Georgia and Rendova Islands with a portion of the Solomon Sea in the Solomon Islands.1944 United States Army map of northern Bougainville and Buka Island in the Bismarck Archipelago.1944 United States Army map of northern Santa Isabel Island in the Solomon Islands.
1944 United States Army map of Malaita Island and the eastern end of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.1944 United States Army map of New Georgia and Rendova Islands with a portion of the Solomon Sea in the Solomon Islands.1944 United States Army map of northern Bougainville and Buka Island in the Bismarck Archipelago.1944 United States Army map of northern Santa Isabel Island in the Solomon Islands.

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