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1st Lt. Joseph V. Adamow seated on a coconut palm at Mililat near Madang puts on a new pair of Australian Army boots after treking out of the interior
On August 25, 1944 pilot P-47D Thunderbolt 42-75883 bailed out and trekked twenty days before reaching the north coast of New Guinea. The original photo was captioned as September 15, 1944 but was more likely taken on September 21, 1944 before he was transported to by barge to Madang.
Credit: USAAF via AWM 075943 Date: September 21, 1944

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