Photo #: 80-G-K-1464 (Color)
Piva Airfield, Bougainville
Officers, including members of Under Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal's party, at Piva Airfield during an inspection trip in late 1943 or early 1944. Among those present are:
Commodore W.R. Carter (3rd from left);
Vice Admiral A.W. Fitch (2nd from right); and
Captain J.E. Gingrich (right).
The original Kodachrome color transparency was received by the Naval Photographic Science Laboratory in March 1944.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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23 May 2000