Allied troops and equipment on the shore of Borneo in July 1945

Official U.S. Coast Guard photograph, Gift of Stacy Hutchinson, from the Collections of the National WWII Museum
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Australian troops -- equipped with US jeeps, trucks, and other vehicles -- storm ashore from landing crafts in the first assault wave to hit Balikpapan. Picture taken by Coast Guard Combat Photographer James L. Lonergan; see 2000.325.048. Balikpapan, July 1945.

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Collection of U.S. Official Coast Guard images.
Geography: 
Balikpapan
Latitude: 
-1.250
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116.833
Thesaurus for Graphic Materials: 
Soldiers--Australian--Borneo
Soldiers--American--Borneo
Landing craft--American--Borneo