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VMB-433 Squadron Insignia

Marine Bombing Squadron Four Thirty-Three

 

AREA OF OPERATIONS

Marine Bombing Squadron Four Thirty-Three's area of operations, the Solomon Islands and the Bismarck Archipelago, is depicted on the fully interactive map, below.  Key locations of VMB-433's airstrips and major Japanese target areas are indicated with markers.

VMB-433 AIRSTRIPS

JAPANESE TARGET AREAS

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(A) Espiritu Santo

Japanese Flag

(D) Rabaul

(B) Green Island

(E) Tobera

(C) Emirau Island

(F) Kavieng

REFRESH MAP

Japanese Naval Base

Simpson Harbor

Rabaul, New Britain

Japanese Airstrip

Tobera, New Britain

Japanese Airstrip

Kavieng, New Ireland

VMB-433 Airstrip

Emirau Island

20 Aug 1944 - 13 Aug 1945

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VMB-433 Airstrip

Espritu Santo, New Hebrides

4 Jun - 12 Aug 1944

VMB-433 Airstrip

Green Island

16 Jul - 20 Aug 1944

Interactive map provided courtesy of Google Maps and GMapEZ.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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