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U.S. Soldiers at Bougainville (Solomon Islands) March 1944.jpg

Credit: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Visual Information Center (DVIC). Image ID HD-SN-99-02844

U.S. Army soldiers on Bougainville (one of the Solomon Islands) in World War II. Japanese forces tried infiltrating the U.S. lines at night; at dawn. In this picture, infantrymen are advancing in the cover of an M4 Sherman tank.