An OS2U Kingfisher float plane being towed ashore at Funafuti, Ellice Islands, mid to late 1942. Note the extremely oversized insignia on the wings.

Caption   An OS2U Kingfisher float plane being towed ashore at Funafuti, Ellice Islands, mid to late 1942. Note the extremely oversized insignia on the wings. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Marine Corps via John Rocker Collection
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 20 Mar 2014

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WW2-Era Place Name Funafuti, Gilbert and Ellice Islands
Lat/Long -8.5053, 179.1959


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