American soldiers and Japanese flying boat Kawanishi H8K2

American soldiers, Kawanishi H8K2

Soldiers from the 165th Infantry Regiment of the 27th Infantry Division of the US Army look at the broken Japanese flying boat Kawanishi H8K2 on Butaratari Island, Makin Atoll. The Japanese base of seaplanes was located on the atoll.

 

 

Location: Makin Atoll, Gilbert Archipelago
Date: November 1943

In : 1943

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