US Troops reach Port Moresby, 1942

US Troops reach Port Moresby, 1942
A Liberty ship containing US troops docks at Port Moresby, during the summer of 1942. The troops in the foreground are Australian.
Wartime Standard Ships, Nick Robins. Looks at the surprisingly wide variety of ‘standard’ ships produced by the Allied and Axis nations during the two World Wars, covering their design, construction, civil service and military usage. Could have done with more basic info for those without a background in maritime matters, but is otherwise an interesting look at the massive industrial effort that defeated both German U-boat campaigns and produced many of the ships used in the inter-war and post-war periods(Read Full Review)
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (15 November 2008), US Troops reach Port Moresby, 1942 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_us_troops_port_moresby.html

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