P-38G Lightning “Miss Virginia” after a belly landing at Fighter Strip #2, Kukum, Guadalcanal, Apr 1943. Days earlier, this plane, flown by Rex Barber, shot down the G4M bomber carrying Isoroku Yamamoto over Bougainville

Caption   P-38G Lightning “Miss Virginia” after a belly landing at Fighter Strip #2, Kukum, Guadalcanal, Apr 1943. Days earlier, this plane, flown by Rex Barber, shot down the G4M bomber carrying Isoroku Yamamoto over Bougainville ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 18 Feb 2014

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1. Amy says:
28 Dec 2015 08:04:25 PM

My grandfather worked on this plane for the Yamamoto mission. Can I get a copy?

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WW2-Era Place Name Kukum, Guadalcanal, British Western Pacific Territories
Lat/Long -9.4261, 160.0108


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