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Two Wildcats in flight near Naval Air Station, Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii, 10 Apr 1942

Caption   Two Wildcats in flight near Naval Air Station, Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii, 10 Apr 1942 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-10613
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F4F Wildcat   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 10 Apr 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 12 Sep 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
9 Sep 2010 05:39:26 PM

Good air to air shot of two Grumman F4F-3's
F-1 is flown by Lt.Commander John S. Thach
Commanding Officer of FV-3, Thach has three

Second fighter, F-13 in formation, flown by
Lt. Edward 'Butch' O'Hare,who has five kills
On February 20, 1942 O'Hare shot down five
Japanese bombers. O'Hare became the Navy's
first ace and was awarded the Medal of Honor

Kills represent the number of Japanese
aircraft shot down up to April 10, 1942 by
each pilot.

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