American soldiers and Japanese Kawanishi H8K2 flying boat

American soldiers, Kawanishi H8K2

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

The Japanese base of Kawanishi H8K2 seaplanes was located on the atoll.

 

 

Location: Makin Atoll, Gilbert Archipelago
Date: November 1943

In : 1943

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