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Lunga Point Airfield while under construction, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jul 1942Lunga Point Airfield/Henderson Field, seen from USS Saratoga aircraft, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942American surveying Lunga Point Airfield, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942
Lunga Point Airfield while under construction, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jul 1942Lunga Point Airfield/Henderson Field, seen from USS Saratoga aircraft, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942American surveying Lunga Point Airfield, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Sep 1942
SBD aircraft destroyed in an air attack on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942US Marine Corps Wildcat fighter taking off from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Sep 1942F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and US Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943, photo 1 of 2F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and US Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943, photo 2 of 2
SBD aircraft destroyed in an air attack on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942US Marine Corps Wildcat fighter taking off from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Sep 1942F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and US Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943, photo 1 of 2F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and US Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943, photo 2 of 2
TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942US Army Air Force B-17s overfly US Marine and US Navy F4F or FM-2 Wildcat aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942US Marine aircraft mechanic at work, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Nov 1942
TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942US Army Air Force B-17s overfly US Marine and US Navy F4F or FM-2 Wildcat aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942US Marine aircraft mechanic at work, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Nov 1942
US Marine ground crew putting out a fire on a Wildcat fighter, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942Henderson Field headquarters building, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Dec 1942B-17E bomber of 42nd Bomb Squadron of USAAF 11th Bomb Group at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.
US Marine ground crew putting out a fire on a Wildcat fighter, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942Henderson Field headquarters building, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Dec 1942B-17E bomber of 42nd Bomb Squadron of USAAF 11th Bomb Group at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.
F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 11 Apr 1943Lt George Gay in the cockpit of a TBM Avenger with Torpedo Squadron 11 on Guadalcanal, Jun 1943. As Ensign Gay, he was the sole survivor of Torpedo Squadron 8 at Midway in 1942.
F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 11 Apr 1943Lt George Gay in the cockpit of a TBM Avenger with Torpedo Squadron 11 on Guadalcanal, Jun 1943. As Ensign Gay, he was the sole survivor of Torpedo Squadron 8 at Midway in 1942.

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