Aerial view of the tower, hangars, and pad at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1943. Aircraft seen include C-46, C-47, C-54, B-17, B-25, B-18, B-34, A-20, and perhaps others.A group of US Navy flight nurses walking away from a Douglas R5D Skymaster aircraft, Guam, Marianas, Apr 1945C-54 Skymaster transports lined up at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico as part of Operation Green, the airlift of personnel from Europe to the Pacific, 1945.WAVES aircraft mechanics working on the port outboard Pratt & Whitney R-2000 engine of a R5D Skymaster aircraft, Naval Air Station, Oakland, California, United States, mid-1945
Aerial view of the tower, hangars, and pad at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 1943. Aircraft seen include C-46, C-47, C-54, B-17, B-25, B-18, B-34, A-20, and perhaps others.A group of US Navy flight nurses walking away from a Douglas R5D Skymaster aircraft, Guam, Marianas, Apr 1945C-54 Skymaster transports lined up at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico as part of Operation Green, the airlift of personnel from Europe to the Pacific, 1945.WAVES aircraft mechanics working on the port outboard Pratt & Whitney R-2000 engine of a R5D Skymaster aircraft, Naval Air Station, Oakland, California, United States, mid-1945
WAVES Seamen 1st Class Billy Ikard and Barbara A. Patterson moving a battery cart into position next to a R5D Skymaster aircraft, Naval Air Station, Oakland, California, United States, circa mid-1945WAVES Seamen 1st Class Martha Harrison and Lorrain Taylor working on the #1 Pratt & Whitney R-2000 engine of a R5D Skymaster aircraft, Naval Air Station, Oakland, California, United States, mid-1945US C-54 Skymaster aircraft at the Berlin-Gatow airfield, Germany, 15 Jul 1945; these aircraft brought Harry Truman and other US leaders to Berlin for the Potsdam ConferenceJapanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 07 of 10
WAVES Seamen 1st Class Billy Ikard and Barbara A. Patterson moving a battery cart into position next to a R5D Skymaster aircraft, Naval Air Station, Oakland, California, United States, circa mid-1945WAVES Seamen 1st Class Martha Harrison and Lorrain Taylor working on the #1 Pratt & Whitney R-2000 engine of a R5D Skymaster aircraft, Naval Air Station, Oakland, California, United States, mid-1945US C-54 Skymaster aircraft at the Berlin-Gatow airfield, Germany, 15 Jul 1945; these aircraft brought Harry Truman and other US leaders to Berlin for the Potsdam ConferenceJapanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 07 of 10
Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 09 of 10Douglas MacArthur arriving at Atsugi Airfield near Tokyo, Japan, 30 Aug 1945; note Major General Joseph Swing, Lieutenat General Richard Sutherland, and General Robert EichelbergerRAdm Gerald Bogan and Commodore A. Burke, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, United States, summer 1946; note wing of R5D Skymaster aircraft and TBF Avenger, SNJ, and SB2C Helldiver in backgroundDouglas MacArthur in Korea, 1950-1951; note MacArthur
Japanese delegation stopped at Ryukyu Islands en route to Manila for surrender, 19 Aug 1945, 09 of 10Douglas MacArthur arriving at Atsugi Airfield near Tokyo, Japan, 30 Aug 1945; note Major General Joseph Swing, Lieutenat General Richard Sutherland, and General Robert EichelbergerRAdm Gerald Bogan and Commodore A. Burke, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, United States, summer 1946; note wing of R5D Skymaster aircraft and TBF Avenger, SNJ, and SB2C Helldiver in backgroundDouglas MacArthur in Korea, 1950-1951; note MacArthur's personal C-54 Skymaster transport aircraft 'Bataan'
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