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The rescue of Brigadier General Nathan Twining and his party of 14 who had been adrift in the Coral Sea for 5 days after their B-17 aircraft was forced to ditch, 1 Feb 1943. Note PBY Catalina of Patrol Squadron VP-91PBY-5A Catalina aircraft of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-61 in flight in the Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Mar 1943. Photo 1 of 2.
The rescue of Brigadier General Nathan Twining and his party of 14 who had been adrift in the Coral Sea for 5 days after their B-17 aircraft was forced to ditch, 1 Feb 1943. Note PBY Catalina of Patrol Squadron VP-91PBY-5A Catalina aircraft of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-61 in flight in the Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Mar 1943. Photo 1 of 2.
PBY-5A Catalina aircraft of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-61 in flight in the Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Mar 1943. Photo 2 of 2.Three P-38 Lightnings overfly the crew of a PBY-5A Catalina practicing the recovery of downed airmen, Solomons, 1942-43
PBY-5A Catalina aircraft of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-61 in flight in the Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, Mar 1943. Photo 2 of 2.Three P-38 Lightnings overfly the crew of a PBY-5A Catalina practicing the recovery of downed airmen, Solomons, 1942-43
United States Coast Guard PBY-5A Catalina with Patrol-Bombing Squadron 6 on the ramp at Bluie West One air strip, Narsarssuak, Greenland (now Narsarsuaq), 1943.Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch, right, boards a PBY-5A on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after an inspection visit, May 1943. The others are USMC BGen Francis Mulcahy, USN RAdm Charles Mason, and Army MGen Alexander Patch.
United States Coast Guard PBY-5A Catalina with Patrol-Bombing Squadron 6 on the ramp at Bluie West One air strip, Narsarssuak, Greenland (now Narsarsuaq), 1943.Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch, right, boards a PBY-5A on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after an inspection visit, May 1943. The others are USMC BGen Francis Mulcahy, USN RAdm Charles Mason, and Army MGen Alexander Patch.
Higgins 78-foot torpedo boats of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 13 (MTBRon 13) moored in Attu, Alaska, Jul 943. Note PT-75 and PT-78 nested outboard of their squadron-mate and PBY Catalina patrol plane taking off.US Navy PV-1 Ventura aircraft of Bombing Squadron VB-135 and PBY-5A Catalina from another squadron at the Adak Island airfield, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, summer 1943
Higgins 78-foot torpedo boats of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 13 (MTBRon 13) moored in Attu, Alaska, Jul 943. Note PT-75 and PT-78 nested outboard of their squadron-mate and PBY Catalina patrol plane taking off.US Navy PV-1 Ventura aircraft of Bombing Squadron VB-135 and PBY-5A Catalina from another squadron at the Adak Island airfield, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, summer 1943
US Army Air Corps OA-10 Catalina aircraft and its crew, date unknownPBY-5A Catalina of Patrol Squadron VP-63 at Pembroke Dock, South Wales, United Kingdom, late 1943. Note backward firing anti-submarine rockets, part of their new Magnetic Anomaly Detection warfare.
US Army Air Corps OA-10 Catalina aircraft and its crew, date unknownPBY-5A Catalina of Patrol Squadron VP-63 at Pembroke Dock, South Wales, United Kingdom, late 1943. Note backward firing anti-submarine rockets, part of their new Magnetic Anomaly Detection warfare.
Three US Navy PBY-5A Catalina aircraft of VP-52 in flight in the southwest Pacific, Dec 1943PBY-5A Catalina of the US Navy’s 4th Air Wing in the Aleutians after running off the runway’s steel matting, 1943-44. Note the aerial depth charges mounted under the wings.
Three US Navy PBY-5A Catalina aircraft of VP-52 in flight in the southwest Pacific, Dec 1943PBY-5A Catalina of the US Navy’s 4th Air Wing in the Aleutians after running off the runway’s steel matting, 1943-44. Note the aerial depth charges mounted under the wings.
United States Army Air Forces OA-10A Catalina aircraft in rescue training off Keesler Field , Mississippi, United States, 1944A 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.
United States Army Air Forces OA-10A Catalina aircraft in rescue training off Keesler Field , Mississippi, United States, 1944A 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.
Mechanics working on a PBY Catalina engine at Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington, 26-27 Apr 1944US Navy African-American mechanic Alvin V. Morrison working on PBY Catalina aircraft at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, United States, 27 Apr 1944
Mechanics working on a PBY Catalina engine at Naval Air Station, Seattle, Washington, 26-27 Apr 1944US Navy African-American mechanic Alvin V. Morrison working on PBY Catalina aircraft at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, United States, 27 Apr 1944
US Navy Commodore Leslie Gehres, commander of Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutians (with his back to the PBY Catalina airplane), making introductions of newly arriving officers at Attu, Alaska, 1944.Escort Carrier USS Thetis Bay taking PBY Catalinas, F6F Hellcats, and one J2F Duck from Hawaii to Alameda for repairs, Jul 8 1944
US Navy Commodore Leslie Gehres, commander of Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutians (with his back to the PBY Catalina airplane), making introductions of newly arriving officers at Attu, Alaska, 1944.Escort Carrier USS Thetis Bay taking PBY Catalinas, F6F Hellcats, and one J2F Duck from Hawaii to Alameda for repairs, Jul 8 1944
Crew of a PBY Catalina attached to Air-Sea Rescue work to get TSgt James E Latta & SSgt Willis B Morlan out of the Adriatic after they were forced to bail out from their B-24H Liberator following a raid on Vienna, Austria; Oct 13 1944.Canadian-built PBV-1A Catalina in service as a USAAF OA-10 of the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron at Halesworth, England, United Kingdom, 1945
Crew of a PBY Catalina attached to Air-Sea Rescue work to get TSgt James E Latta & SSgt Willis B Morlan out of the Adriatic after they were forced to bail out from their B-24H Liberator following a raid on Vienna, Austria; Oct 13 1944.Canadian-built PBV-1A Catalina in service as a USAAF OA-10 of the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron at Halesworth, England, United Kingdom, 1945

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