Monday, December 14, 2009
1. "American GI Al Robertson holding up pocket knife taken as a souvenir after the fighting near Buna Beach against Japanese forces controlling the area."
2. "American Capt. Byron Bradford sitting on a captured Japanese bicycle during the battle for control of the island."
3. "Sgt. Herman Bottcher pausing during the fight against Japanese forces holding the Buna area."
More about Herman Bottcher, veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.
Photos by George Strock
Buna, Papua New Guinea