Bougainville Invasion, 1943. USS LST-398 unloading supplies, equipment and mail on a Bougainville beach, November 10, 1943. Original USMC caption states: "Japanese artillery hit the ship on the same day the photo was taken, killing an officer and five crew members." Note LVT coming ashore in center. Photographed by Private A.N. James, 3rd Marine Division.
Photographed by Private A.N. James, 3rd Marine Division.