DC-3 supply plane flying over the Russell Islands
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Central (province), Russell Islands (island group)
emulsion on paper
overall: 3-3/4 x 4-5/8 in.
Photograph; black-and-white photograph of a DC-3 supply plane, circa 1943; photographed from another plane, the DC-3 is in right of photograph, the Russell Islands are visible below; handwritten on back "Enroute to drop supplies to an/ upheaving beachhead. These/ islands are about the prettiest/ out here. Note the coral/ reefs fringing them"; from Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "DC-3 supply plane flying over the Russell Islands, which were north northwest of Guadalcanal."