INDEX TO PHOTOS OF WW II NEW GUINEA BATTLEFIELDS | PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE PACIFIC BATTLEFIELDS OF WWII AND ONLINE WORLD WAR II RESOURCES

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New Guinea

There is nothing so subject
to the inconstancy of fortune
as war.

Miguel De Cervantes

ABOUT WARFARE IN NEW GUINEA IN WWII:

"New Guinea dominates the Solomons -- and the western sea lanes to Australia. “Diggers” raced from the desert heat of the fight against Rommel’s Afrika Corps to the fetid jungles and the defense of their home, the protracted fingernail-by-fingernail gouging that was warfare on the Kokoda Trail...The Americans were green but ready to show their stuff..." READ MORE

WWII New Guinea photo, B-17 Flying FortressWWII New Guinea photo, Imita RidgeWWII New Guinea photo, Japanese Ki-43 Oscar






B-17 "Flying Fortress"Imita RidgeJapanese Ki-43 Oscar

WWII New Guinea photo, Ki-48 WWII New Guinea photo, North of the Goldie RiverWWII New Guinea photo, B-17, Black Cat Pass






Ki-48 "Lily" BomberNorth of the Goldie RiverB-17, Black Cat Pass

WWII New Guinea photo, Japanese KI-49






KI-49 "Helen" Light Bomber
American battle veteran's portrait
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