MAY – Arrival in the Solomon Islands

JUNE – Russell Islands – Mono Island – Invasion of Empress Agusta Bay at Bougainville – Signal School begins

JULY – Signal School Ends – Alot of nothing on the Russell Islands

AUGUST – Bob Hope’s USO show visits the Russell Islands

SEPTEMBER – Fifty Two Days of ship repairs comes to an end



DECEMBER – Troop transports between Guadalcanal and Bougainville