Kōrero: Second World War

RNZAF Corsairs over Guadalcanal, 1944 (1 o 3)

RNZAF Corsairs over Guadalcanal, 1944

The Royal New Zealand Air Force made a significant contribution to the Pacific War in the Solomon Islands.  Beginning with bomber reconnaissance operations in November 1942, their involvement expanded considerably. Here New Zealand Corsair fighter planes fly just off the coast of Guadalcanal in 1944.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Evatt Collection
Reference: 1/2-106417-F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian McGibbon, 'Second World War - American counter-offensive', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34583/rnzaf-corsairs-over-guadalcanal-1944 (accessed 16 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Ian McGibbon, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 10 May 2016