RARE WWII HOLLANDIA B26 ORIGINAL COMBAT PHOTO LOT
A fantastic grouping of official and personal photographs of military life and combat photos shot at low altitude from a B-26, incredible action shots of parachute bombing in the New Guinea theatre, many of the photos have reverse handwritten commentary such as " A few calling cards are left at Hollandia. The Japs were impressed.Dug outs are machine gun positions which were ineffective." and while describing low altitude bombing scene in a photo "the dug out is probably filled with Japs. The planes are 2 engine fighters called flying coffins by the Japs." Many photos are of camp life and original nose art shots, attack from Jap planes as well, approximately 50 photos in the grouping
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