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Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943American officers at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1943; among them were Brigadier General A. F. Howard, Rear Admiral Theodore Wilkinson, Major General Charles D. Barrett, and Major General Robert S. Beighter
Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943American officers at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa 1943; among them were Brigadier General A. F. Howard, Rear Admiral Theodore Wilkinson, Major General Charles D. Barrett, and Major General Robert S. Beighter
P-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 BougainvilleHenderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 11 Apr 1943
P-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 BougainvilleHenderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 11 Apr 1943
Commander of the 13th Air Force Lt General Nathan Twinning (pith helmet) posing with some of the pilots from the Yamamoto mission, 19 Apr 1943. Lt Rex Barber is at far right next to mission commander Maj John Mitchell.The men of the 347th Fighter Group who flew the mission to intercept Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. The photo is single frame of a movie taken on Kukum Field, Guadalcanal on 19 Apr 1943, the day after the attack.
Commander of the 13th Air Force Lt General Nathan Twinning (pith helmet) posing with some of the pilots from the Yamamoto mission, 19 Apr 1943. Lt Rex Barber is at far right next to mission commander Maj John Mitchell.The men of the 347th Fighter Group who flew the mission to intercept Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. The photo is single frame of a movie taken on Kukum Field, Guadalcanal on 19 Apr 1943, the day after the attack.
The three survivors of the Yamamoto mission attack section, Captain Thomas Lanphier (section leader), Lieutenant Besby Holmes, and Lt Rex Barber at Kukum Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 19 Apr 1943.Lt 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.
The three survivors of the Yamamoto mission attack section, Captain Thomas Lanphier (section leader), Lieutenant Besby Holmes, and Lt Rex Barber at Kukum Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 19 Apr 1943.Lt 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
Aerial view of Fighter Strip #1 on Guadalcanal a short distance from the main airstrip at Henderson Field, 1944Japanese Type A Ko-hyoteki midget submarine and transport Yamazuki Maru beached on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1 May 1944
Aerial view of Fighter Strip #1 on Guadalcanal a short distance from the main airstrip at Henderson Field, 1944Japanese Type A Ko-hyoteki midget submarine and transport Yamazuki Maru beached on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1 May 1944
Henderson Airfield seen from the air, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1944US military cemetery, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, date unknown
Henderson Airfield seen from the air, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug 1944US military cemetery, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, date unknown

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