US Army Jeeps driving up Wright Road toward the area of the Japanese Gifu strongpoint on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942.A PBY Catalina flying past the Escort Carrier USS Sangamon at anchor in the Solomons, 1943.PV-1 Ventura in service as a night fighter with Marine Night Fighting Squadron VMF(N)-531 at Banika, Russell Islands in the Solomons, mid-Sep 1943.USS Honolulu at anchor in Purvis Bay, Florida Islands, Solomons, June 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 2C paint scheme, only two cruisers were painted this way.
US Army Jeeps driving up Wright Road toward the area of the Japanese Gifu strongpoint on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942.A PBY Catalina flying past the Escort Carrier USS Sangamon at anchor in the Solomons, 1943.PV-1 Ventura in service as a night fighter with Marine Night Fighting Squadron VMF(N)-531 at Banika, Russell Islands in the Solomons, mid-Sep 1943.USS Honolulu at anchor in Purvis Bay, Florida Islands, Solomons, June 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 2C paint scheme, only two cruisers were painted this way.
F4U Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-222 at Renard Field, Russell Islands, Solomons, 1944. Note the National Insignia on the tops of both wings over a year after that practice was discontinued.F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-223 at Green Island (now Nissan Island), 1944. Note the R4D Skytrain with nose art, rare on Navy or Marine aircraft.F4U-1 Corsair fighter of No. 16 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force being serviced at Green Island (now Nissan Island), 21 Dec 1944F4U-1 Corsair fighter of No. 16 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force being towed at Green Island (now Nissan Island), 21 Dec 1944
F4U Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-222 at Renard Field, Russell Islands, Solomons, 1944. Note the National Insignia on the tops of both wings over a year after that practice was discontinued.F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-223 at Green Island (now Nissan Island), 1944. Note the R4D Skytrain with nose art, rare on Navy or Marine aircraft.F4U-1 Corsair fighter of No. 16 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force being serviced at Green Island (now Nissan Island), 21 Dec 1944F4U-1 Corsair fighter of No. 16 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force being towed at Green Island (now Nissan Island), 21 Dec 1944
Officers and men of No. 3 Servicing Unit Headquarters of Royal New Zealand Air Force posing with a F4U-1 Corsair fighter, Green Island (now Nissan Island), 21 Dec 1944Pilots R. Devin, T. W. Tremayne, F. McBride, and P. J. Sheehan of No. 16 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force with a F4U-1 Corsair fighter, Green Island (now Nissan Island), 21 Dec 1944Royal New Zealand Air Force PBY-5 Catalina at Halavo Bay, Florida Island (now Nggela Sule), Solomon Islands, 1944-45
Officers and men of No. 3 Servicing Unit Headquarters of Royal New Zealand Air Force posing with a F4U-1 Corsair fighter, Green Island (now Nissan Island), 21 Dec 1944Pilots R. Devin, T. W. Tremayne, F. McBride, and P. J. Sheehan of No. 16 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force with a F4U-1 Corsair fighter, Green Island (now Nissan Island), 21 Dec 1944Royal New Zealand Air Force PBY-5 Catalina at Halavo Bay, Florida Island (now Nggela Sule), Solomon Islands, 1944-45


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