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Saipan Invasion and Vella Lavella

Saipan Invasion and Vella Lavella

Here are some Photos from the Saipan invasion. They are from the: 121st NCB – 3rd BN, 20th Marines, 4th Marine Division photo albumn.(left)

Vella Lavella – August, 1943. Seabees and a Company of Motor Transport Marines landed on an August morning and were greeted almost immediately by a Japanese air attack. One of the LST’s they arrived on took a direct hit. Other Photos are some of Pappy Boyington’s gang on Vella Lavella.(right)

Best Regards,
John Ratomski

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