National Geographic : 1945 Jan
© National Ueograplic society -u-ua 1urme uyLi."uviu unval, uoivij Ending a 60-day Foray into Enemy Territory, Fijians Board Landing Craft in Empress Augusta Bay-for Swift Return toBase Without losing a man, they killed 175 Japanese in one battle. From mid-island to coast they hiked 5' rainy days withoutfood. With them, despite risk ofdeath, went 150 islanders, including women and children (foreground). Their dog (center) followed the patrol across theisland.