Soldiers of the 23rd US Infantry Division waiting for the start of the attack, hiding behind the M4 Sherman tank

23rd US Infantry Division

The black soldiers from the 24th Infantry Division, seconded to the American division (23rd Infantry Division), are waiting for the attack to start, hiding behind the M4 Sherman on Bougainville Island.

 


Source: US National Archives, 111-SC-202491.

 

 

Location: Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands
Date: 1944

In : 1944

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