L-5 Sentinel “Bouncing Betsy II” of the 25th Liaison Squadron in New Guinea. Sgt pilots of the “Guinea Short Line” rescued downed fliers and guided fighters to concealed jungle targets. SSGT Jim Nichols standing by the pilot’s doorStinson L-5 Sentinel at rest, 1942-43, location unknown.Chinese troops in exercise, 1940sL-5 Sentinel aircraft at rest, Aug 1943-Jan 1947
L-5 Sentinel “Bouncing Betsy II” of the 25th Liaison Squadron in New Guinea. Sgt pilots of the “Guinea Short Line” rescued downed fliers and guided fighters to concealed jungle targets. SSGT Jim Nichols standing by the pilot’s doorStinson L-5 Sentinel at rest, 1942-43, location unknown.Chinese troops in exercise, 1940sL-5 Sentinel aircraft at rest, Aug 1943-Jan 1947
The manufacturer stages a training exercise demonstrating the capabilities of the modified L-5B Sentinel as an Air Ambulance, 1944. Photo 1 of 3.The manufacturer stages a training exercise demonstrating the capabilities of the modified L-5B Sentinel as an Air Ambulance, 1944. Photo 2 of 3.The manufacturer stages a training exercise demonstrating the capabilities of the modified L-5B Sentinel as an Air Ambulance, 1944. Photo 3 of 3.Aerial view of Camp Landis from a L-5 liaison aircraft flown by Lieutenant Sittner of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional), Kachin, Burma, Dec 1944
The manufacturer stages a training exercise demonstrating the capabilities of the modified L-5B Sentinel as an Air Ambulance, 1944. Photo 1 of 3.The manufacturer stages a training exercise demonstrating the capabilities of the modified L-5B Sentinel as an Air Ambulance, 1944. Photo 2 of 3.The manufacturer stages a training exercise demonstrating the capabilities of the modified L-5B Sentinel as an Air Ambulance, 1944. Photo 3 of 3.Aerial view of Camp Landis from a L-5 liaison aircraft flown by Lieutenant Sittner of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional), Kachin, Burma, Dec 1944
Lieutenant Sittner of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) taking off with a L-5 liaison aircraft, Landis airfield, Kachin, Burma, Dec 1944Sergeant Bev Cole, Lieutenant Sittner, Corporal Pierce of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) at Landis air strip with a L-5 aircraft, Kachin, Burma, Dec 1944Stinson L-5 Sentinel air ambulance carrying a litter patient to a hospital from a forward area, Philippine Islands, 1945A Marine "Oly" (OY-1 Sentinel) landing on Iwo Jima, Mar 1945.
Lieutenant Sittner of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) taking off with a L-5 liaison aircraft, Landis airfield, Kachin, Burma, Dec 1944Sergeant Bev Cole, Lieutenant Sittner, Corporal Pierce of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) at Landis air strip with a L-5 aircraft, Kachin, Burma, Dec 1944Stinson L-5 Sentinel air ambulance carrying a litter patient to a hospital from a forward area, Philippine Islands, 1945A Marine "Oly" (OY-1 Sentinel) landing on Iwo Jima, Mar 1945.
B-29 Superfortress bomber United States Marine Corps L-5 aircraft over Naha, Okinawa, Japan, circa Jun 1945, photo 1 of 2United States Marine Corps L-5 aircraft over Naha, Okinawa, Japan, circa Jun 1945, photo 2 of 2US Navy OY-2 Sentinel aircraft taking off from escort carrier Sicily, Yellow Sea, 22 Sep 1950
B-29 Superfortress bomber 'Dinah Might' after making an emergency landing at Motoyama Airfield No. 1, Iwo Jima, Japan, 4 Mar 1945; note USMC OY-1 Sentinal of VMO-4 and MB or GPW Jeep in foregroundUnited States Marine Corps L-5 aircraft over Naha, Okinawa, Japan, circa Jun 1945, photo 1 of 2United States Marine Corps L-5 aircraft over Naha, Okinawa, Japan, circa Jun 1945, photo 2 of 2US Navy OY-2 Sentinel aircraft taking off from escort carrier Sicily, Yellow Sea, 22 Sep 1950
L-5 Sentinel aircraft on display at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia, United States, 26 Apr 2009, photo 1 of 3L-5 Sentinel aircraft on display at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia, United States, 26 Apr 2009, photo 2 of 3L-5 Sentinel aircraft on display at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia, United States, 26 Apr 2009, photo 3 of 3P-40E Warhawk fighter on display at Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia, United States, 26 Apr 2009; note L-5 Sentinel and Do 335 Pfeil aircraft in background
L-5 Sentinel aircraft on display at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia, United States, 26 Apr 2009, photo 1 of 3L-5 Sentinel aircraft on display at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia, United States, 26 Apr 2009, photo 2 of 3L-5 Sentinel aircraft on display at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia, United States, 26 Apr 2009, photo 3 of 3P-40E Warhawk fighter on display at Smithsonian Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, Virginia, United States, 26 Apr 2009; note L-5 Sentinel and Do 335 Pfeil aircraft in background
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