F6F-3N Hellcat night fighter of Marine Night Fighter Squadron 534 running up its engine at Orote airfield, Guam, Marianas, Aug 21 1944. Note radome on left wing.F4U Corsair ‘Luscious Lil-Nan’ of Marine Squadron VMA-21 at Orote Field, Guam, Marianas with ground crews taking advantage of a slow moment, 1944.Line of F4U-1A Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMA-21 at Orote Field, Guam, Marianas, 1944. Note the nose art, which was rare on Navy or Marine aircraft but (obviously) not unheard of.Corsair fighters taxi down the runway at Orote Field, Guam, Marianas, 1944-45. Note F6F Hellcats lining the runway in the foreground and TBM Avengers on the far side.
F6F-3N Hellcat night fighter of Marine Night Fighter Squadron 534 running up its engine at Orote airfield, Guam, Marianas, Aug 21 1944. Note radome on left wing.F4U Corsair ‘Luscious Lil-Nan’ of Marine Squadron VMA-21 at Orote Field, Guam, Marianas with ground crews taking advantage of a slow moment, 1944.Line of F4U-1A Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMA-21 at Orote Field, Guam, Marianas, 1944. Note the nose art, which was rare on Navy or Marine aircraft but (obviously) not unheard of.Corsair fighters taxi down the runway at Orote Field, Guam, Marianas, 1944-45. Note F6F Hellcats lining the runway in the foreground and TBM Avengers on the far side.
US airmen gathering next to B-24J Liberator bomber A group of US Navy flight nurses walking away from a Douglas R5D Skymaster aircraft, Guam, Marianas, Apr 1945Captain Edward Steichen, head of the United States Navy’s photographic unit, interacting with children on Guam, Mariana Islands, May 1945.USS Missouri moored in Apra Harbor, Guam, Mariana Islands, 18 May 1945. Note hospital ship USS Hope behind Missouri and two Casablanca-class escort carriers at right.
US airmen gathering next to B-24J Liberator bomber 'Lil Audrey Grows Up' of the 11th Bomb Group (H), Agana Airfield, Guam, Mariana Islands, 1945A group of US Navy flight nurses walking away from a Douglas R5D Skymaster aircraft, Guam, Marianas, Apr 1945Captain Edward Steichen, head of the United States Navy’s photographic unit, interacting with children on Guam, Mariana Islands, May 1945.USS Missouri moored in Apra Harbor, Guam, Mariana Islands, 18 May 1945. Note hospital ship USS Hope behind Missouri and two Casablanca-class escort carriers at right.
Admiral Bruce Fraser aboard HMS Duke of York, Guam, Aug 1945Japanese Naval Lieutenant (junior grade) Yoshinum Yoshihau hears the verdict of the War Crimes Commission on Guam, Mariana Islands, headed by Rear Admiral A.G. Robinson, 14 Nov 1946.USS Wisconsin in floating drydock ABSD-1 in Apra Harbor, Guam, 5 Apr 1952.USS Wisconsin in floating drydock ABSD-1 in Apra Harbor, Guam, 5 Apr 1952. Note Oregon, the ex-battleship converted to ammunition barge, in the distance off Wisconsin’s bow.
Admiral Bruce Fraser aboard HMS Duke of York, Guam, Aug 1945Japanese Naval Lieutenant (junior grade) Yoshinum Yoshihau hears the verdict of the War Crimes Commission on Guam, Mariana Islands, headed by Rear Admiral A.G. Robinson, 14 Nov 1946.USS Wisconsin in floating drydock ABSD-1 in Apra Harbor, Guam, 5 Apr 1952.USS Wisconsin in floating drydock ABSD-1 in Apra Harbor, Guam, 5 Apr 1952. Note Oregon, the ex-battleship converted to ammunition barge, in the distance off Wisconsin’s bow.


Search WW2DB & Partner Sites


Famous WW2 Quote
"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945