Title

Mortar Crew

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Identifier

OGL1278-164_372

Description

"Mortar crew of 164th Inf. prepare to fire on the Numa, Numa trail. Note living quarters on the left." (From back of photograph)

The Numa Numa Trail is located on the island of Bougainville in the Solomon Islands and was the location of the Battle of Piva Forks (also known as the Battle of Numa Numa Trail) in November 1943.

Places Depicted

Bougainville, Solomon Islands

Organizations Depicted

164th Infantry, Americal Division

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

164th Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, Mortar, Bougainville

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