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USAAF 3rd Bomb Group photographic section, Dobodura Airfield, Australian Papua, mid-1943US B-25 bomber US B-25 bomber US B-25 bomber after belly landing at Dobodura Airfield, Australian Papua, mid-1943
USAAF 3rd Bomb Group photographic section, Dobodura Airfield, Australian Papua, mid-1943US B-25 bomber 'Fat Cat' taking off, Dobodura Airfield, Australian Papua, mid-1943US B-25 bomber 'Hot Horse' after belly landing at Dobodura Airfield, Australian Papua after a returning from a mission over Rabaul, New Britain, mid-1943US B-25 bomber after belly landing at Dobodura Airfield, Australian Papua, mid-1943
Wreckage after a takeoff accident, Dobodura Airfield, Australian Papua, mid-1943B-17F Fortress “Talisman” warming up before take-off from Jackson’s Drome, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943. This plane carried Douglas MacArthur to and from the battle zones in New Guinea.C-47 Skytrain transports loaded with paratroopers bound for the raid on Nadzab, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943 at the Port Moresby 7-Mile Aerodrome. Note General MacArthur and General Kenney standing at the lower left.Gen Douglas MacArthur shaking the hand of his pilot, Col Harry Hawthorne, after observing the airborne paratroop drop at Nazdab, New Guinea from his B-17F “Talisman.” 5 Sep 1943 photo at 7-Mile Aerodrome, Port Moresby, New Guinea.
Wreckage after a takeoff accident, Dobodura Airfield, Australian Papua, mid-1943B-17F Fortress “Talisman” warming up before take-off from Jackson’s Drome, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943. This plane carried Douglas MacArthur to and from the battle zones in New Guinea.C-47 Skytrain transports loaded with paratroopers bound for the raid on Nadzab, New Guinea, 5 Sep 1943 at the Port Moresby 7-Mile Aerodrome. Note General MacArthur and General Kenney standing at the lower left.Gen Douglas MacArthur shaking the hand of his pilot, Col Harry Hawthorne, after observing the airborne paratroop drop at Nazdab, New Guinea from his B-17F “Talisman.” 5 Sep 1943 photo at 7-Mile Aerodrome, Port Moresby, New Guinea.
B-24J Liberator with the 90th Bomb Group, the Jolly Rogers, at Port Moresby, New Guinea, 1943.US B-25D Mitchell bomber A P-38 Lightning with the 80th Fighter Squadron, the “Headhunters,” at rest at Dobodura, New Guinea, Dec 1943 – Feb 1944. Note the improvised wheel chocks.USAAF Major Richard Bong in his P-38 Lightning aircraft
B-24J Liberator with the 90th Bomb Group, the Jolly Rogers, at Port Moresby, New Guinea, 1943.US B-25D Mitchell bomber 'Here's Howe' of the 'Grim Reapers' 3rd Bombardment Group, 'Pair-O-Dice' 90th Bombardment Squadron executing a low level attack on Japanese shipping, Rabaul, New Britain, Nov 2 1943A P-38 Lightning with the 80th Fighter Squadron, the “Headhunters,” at rest at Dobodura, New Guinea, Dec 1943 – Feb 1944. Note the improvised wheel chocks.USAAF Major Richard Bong in his P-38 Lightning aircraft 'Marge', Dobodura, New Guinea, circa 1944
A PBY-5 Catalina of Patrol Squadron 34, one of the “Black Cats” night patrol squadrons, at rest at Samarai Island, New Guinea, Jan-Feb 1944. Note the absence of any markings beyond the squadron patch on the bow and the side number on the tail.
A PBY-5 Catalina of Patrol Squadron 34, one of the “Black Cats” night patrol squadrons, at rest at Samarai Island, New Guinea, Jan-Feb 1944. Note the absence of any markings beyond the squadron patch on the bow and the side number on the tail.

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