Americans in the battle on the island of Bougainville

Americans in the battle on the island of Bougainville


American soldiers from the 129th Infantry Regiment of the 37th Infantry Division under the cover of the M4 “Sherman” medium tank in the battle on the island of Bougainville. Bougainville – an island in the archipelago of the Solomon Islands, fighting to liberate it from the Japanese began November 1, 1943.

 

Shooting place: the island of Bougainville
Date: March 1944

 

Source: www.defenseimagery.mil.

In : 1944

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