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US Marine aircraft mechanic at work, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Nov 1942US Marine ground crew putting out a fire on a Wildcat fighter, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942
US Marine aircraft mechanic at work, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Nov 1942US Marine ground crew putting out a fire on a Wildcat fighter, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942
USMC Lieutenant Colonel W. W. Stickney preparing to cut a Thanksgiving holiday cake with a captured Japanese sword, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 26 Nov 1942Henderson Field headquarters building, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Dec 1942
USMC Lieutenant Colonel W. W. Stickney preparing to cut a Thanksgiving holiday cake with a captured Japanese sword, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 26 Nov 1942Henderson Field headquarters building, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Dec 1942
John Day of US 7th Marine Regiment on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 21 Dec 1942B-17E bomber of 42nd Bomb Squadron of USAAF 11th Bomb Group at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943
John Day of US 7th Marine Regiment on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 21 Dec 1942B-17E bomber of 42nd Bomb Squadron of USAAF 11th Bomb Group at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943
F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.Major Gregory Weissenberger, Commanding Officer of Marine Fighting Squadron 213, the “Hellhawks,” getting into his F4U-1 Corsair with the engine running, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1943.
F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.Major Gregory Weissenberger, Commanding Officer of Marine Fighting Squadron 213, the “Hellhawks,” getting into his F4U-1 Corsair with the engine running, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1943.
Portrait of Harry Barker of Company L, 3rd Battalion, US 9th Marine Regiment while on Guadalcanal, 1943US military cemetery, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1943
Portrait of Harry Barker of Company L, 3rd Battalion, US 9th Marine Regiment while on Guadalcanal, 1943US military cemetery, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1943
Wreck of Yamazuki Maru at Veuru, near Cape Esperence, Guadalcanal, late 1942 or early 1943F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943
Wreck of Yamazuki Maru at Veuru, near Cape Esperence, Guadalcanal, late 1942 or early 1943F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943
US Marines moving in a column over a hill on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 10 Jan 1943Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox, left, touring Guadalcanal with Adm Nimitz, Adm Halsey, and Army Gen J Lawton Collins, Jan 21, 1943. Apparently no one thought to tell Knox his helmet was on backwards.
US Marines moving in a column over a hill on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 10 Jan 1943Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox, left, touring Guadalcanal with Adm Nimitz, Adm Halsey, and Army Gen J Lawton Collins, Jan 21, 1943. Apparently no one thought to tell Knox his helmet was on backwards.
Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943P-38G Lightning “Miss Virginia” after a belly landing at Fighter Strip #2, Kukum, Guadalcanal, Apr 1943. Days earlier, this plane, flown by Rex Barber, shot down the G4M bomber carrying Isoroku Yamamoto over Bougainville
Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943P-38G Lightning “Miss Virginia” after a belly landing at Fighter Strip #2, Kukum, Guadalcanal, Apr 1943. Days earlier, this plane, flown by Rex Barber, shot down the G4M bomber carrying Isoroku Yamamoto over Bougainville
Henderson 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.
Henderson 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.
An in-flight view of a TBF-1 Avenger “Daisy Mae” of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 based at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1943Crashed F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-123 or VMF-124, mid-1943, probably at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
An in-flight view of a TBF-1 Avenger “Daisy Mae” of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 based at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1943Crashed F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-123 or VMF-124, mid-1943, probably at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal

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