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  • THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    OEM 4834

    The Battle of the Bismarck Sea, 3 March 1943: A bomb explodes off the port bow of a Japanese destroyer during the Bismarck Sea Battle.

  • Indian Troops attacking Positions in Surabaya, Java, 1945

    Indian Troops attacking Positions in Surabaya, Java, 1945

    (art) Made by: Rafty, Tony 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5886

    image: four Indian soldiers in uniform cross a bomb-damaged street holding weapons. In the background a tank is visible and plumes of smoke rise in the distance.

  • THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYP 17988

    The Marshall Islands, January - February 1944: Landing craft approaching Eniwetok. In the foreground is a Japanese airfield, the runway pockmarked by earlier American attacks. Kwajalein fell on 8 February 1944, so quickly that the assault on Eniwetok...

  • THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYP 45292

    The Campaign in the Philippines, The Invasion of Leyte October - December 1944: A Japanese bomb explodes on board an American liberty ship in an air raid on Leyte.

  • THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYF 22470

    The Marshall Islands, January - February 1944: An American bomb dump on Kwajalein. The Japanese could not match the vast material resources of the United States, and failed to organise their economy for war.

  • THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYF 60325

    The Campaign in the Philippines, The Invasion of Luzon January - June 1945: Aerial view of Fort Drum, an island fortress in Manila Bay, after heavy bombing by American planes and bombardment by surface ships. The Japanese defended these island forts...

  • THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYF 47538

    The Campaign in the Philippines, The Battle of Leyte Gulf 23-26 October 1944: The Japanese battleship MUSASHI under air attack. The battleship later sank after receiving hits from 19 torpedoes and 17 bombs.

  • THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    THE CENTRAL PACIFIC FRONT 1943-1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYP 17989

    The Marshall Islands, January - February 1944: A B 25 Mitchell medium bomber of the US 7th Army Air Force attacks Japanese positions on Wotje Island in the north eastern Marshalls. Japanese garrisons on the islands not selected for invasion were...

  • THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYF 42663

    The Campaign in the Philippines, Preparatory Operations: An American LCT (Landing Craft Tank), converted to a rocket ship, fires a salvo of rockets during the preliminary bombardment of Morotai.

  • THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    THE SOUTH WEST PACIFIC FRONT 1943 - 1945

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    NYF 18988

    American Personalities: General Douglas MacArthur watching the bombardment of the Admiralty Islands with Vice Admiral Thomas Kinkaid (centre left), commander of US Naval forces in the operation.

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