June 1944

The Battle of Piva Forks

Volume 28, Issue 6

Robert Thompson

Francis C Pettus

In the May issue of THE MARINE CORPS GAZETTE, our leading story gave the over-all picture of the Third Marines at Bougainville. In this article Major Schmuck, who commanded Co. F, gives a close-up of the Battle of Piva Forks, one of the most crucial actions of the campaign.

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