In this image provided by the U.S. Army Signal Corps, U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur observes a military operation from a B-17 Flying Fortress gun port on Sept. 5, 1943 during World War II. In the exercise, 1,500 paratroopers landed in Markham Valley near Nadzab to entrap Japanese forces at Lae and Salamaua section in New Guinea. (AP Photo/U.S. Army Signal Corps)

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