|Caption||Â Â Â||F6F-3 Hellcat of Navy Fighting Squadron 33 after dropping into a bomb crater at the Barakoma airstrip, Vella Lavella, Solomons, late 1943. Fighting 33 was one of the few land based fighter squadrons, a role later taken up by Marine squadrons. ww2dbase|
|Source||Â Â Â||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy|
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|Photos at Same Place||Â||Vella Lavella, British Western Pacific Territories|
|Added By||Â||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||Â||9 Feb 2013|
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|Licensing||Â||Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".|
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