Japanese Landing Craft 2
"M/Sgt Howard Tryk on an abandoned Jap landing craft at Finchhaffen New Guinea 17th Tact. Recon Sqdn" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Japanese Landing Craft. M/Sgt Howard Tryk poses on an abandoned Japanese landing craft near Finschhafen, perhaps the only one of four such craft loaded with infantry to reach the shore on October 17, 1943, during the Huon Peninsula campaign. Australian troops recaptured the area, driving back Japanese troops who invaded on March, 1942." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)
Helten, Paula (curator)
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Finchhaffen, New Guinea
From the Collection of Fred Hill