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A6M Model 22 Zero fighters of ZuikakuB-17E bomber of 42nd Bomb Squadron of USAAF 11th Bomb Group at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943Crewman pulls the propeller through on an F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 218 at Barakoma Airfield, Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, 1943. Note the general sandblasted look of the aircraft after long exposure to tropical winds and coral dust.F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.
A6M Model 22 Zero fighters of Zuikaku's air group at Kahili Airfield on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, early 1943B-17E bomber of 42nd Bomb Squadron of USAAF 11th Bomb Group at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943Crewman pulls the propeller through on an F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 218 at Barakoma Airfield, Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, 1943. Note the general sandblasted look of the aircraft after long exposure to tropical winds and coral dust.F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.
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.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 1 of 2.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 2 of 2.Major Gregory Weissenberger, Commanding Officer of Marine Fighting Squadron 213, the “Hellhawks,” getting into his F4U-1 Corsair with the engine running, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1943.
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.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 1 of 2.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 2 of 2.Major Gregory Weissenberger, Commanding Officer of Marine Fighting Squadron 213, the “Hellhawks,” getting into his F4U-1 Corsair with the engine running, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1943.
Marine F4U-1 Corsair on the Torokina Airstrip, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, early 1943.Portrait of Harry Barker of Company L, 3rd Battalion, US 9th Marine Regiment while on Guadalcanal, 1943US military cemetery, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1943USS New Orleans making repairs under make-shift camouflage in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.
Marine F4U-1 Corsair on the Torokina Airstrip, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, early 1943.Portrait of Harry Barker of Company L, 3rd Battalion, US 9th Marine Regiment while on Guadalcanal, 1943US military cemetery, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1943USS New Orleans making repairs under make-shift camouflage in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.
Wreck of Yamazuki Maru at Veuru, near Cape Esperence, Guadalcanal, late 1942 or early 1943F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943US Marines moving in a column over a hill on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 10 Jan 1943Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox, left, touring Guadalcanal with Adm Nimitz, Adm Halsey, and Army Gen J Lawton Collins, Jan 21, 1943. Apparently no one thought to tell Knox his helmet was on backwards.
Wreck of Yamazuki Maru at Veuru, near Cape Esperence, Guadalcanal, late 1942 or early 1943F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943US Marines moving in a column over a hill on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 10 Jan 1943Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox, left, touring Guadalcanal with Adm Nimitz, Adm Halsey, and Army Gen J Lawton Collins, Jan 21, 1943. Apparently no one thought to tell Knox his helmet was on backwards.
Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943P-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 BougainvilleHenderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 11 Apr 1943Wreck of G4M bomber whose crash killed Admiral Yamamoto, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Apr 1943
Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943P-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 BougainvilleHenderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 11 Apr 1943Wreck of G4M bomber whose crash killed Admiral Yamamoto, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Apr 1943

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