South Pacific Graphic pictures show US marines landing in force to invade Japanese stronghold.
SOLOMON ISLANDS: Pacific:
Ships in convoy on rough sea / Fighter planes escort over convoy / Flying Fortress escort / Troops into landing boats / Jeep cars being lowered / Men in landing boat moving away from ship / Landing boats moving towards shore / BIG GB landing boats moving towards shore / Two warships fire / Sailor signalling with lamp / Land and column of smoke / Fire and smoke on land / Marines landing on beach and running ashore from boat / Marines in fortified position with machine guns / Japanese sign on tree / Japanese camp now captured / Pan past camera as seaplane lands on Japanese airbase / Pilots shaking hands with Marines / Marines hoisting Stars and Stripes pan up Stars and Stripes.
Military - Active; Americans; World War II in the Far East; Navy - Active; World War II (Second World War)
Background: South Pacific Graphic pictures show US marines landing in force to invade Japanese stronghold.