Pictures and photos of the Betty Bomber and the Japanese Surrender in WWIi.
The 34th  Fighter Squadron
Flying the P-47 Thunderbolt
from Ie Shima Island North West of Okinawa.

The Japanese surrender used the Betty Bomber and traveled to many islands including Ie Shima in WWII, pictures, photos of LST 589.

The 34th Fighter Squadron
Info From Our Readers.
I have a friend that was at Ie Shima when the Japanese came in and he gave me these photos similar to the one on your web page Cal (he was on a LST like the one in you photo on the beach) said the planes (Betty Bombers) were painted white with  red crosses on them also in the photos is Lt. Gen. Toroshio Kawabe. I am sending the photos and Pictures with a JPG ext. Noel Adair. WWII.
FRONT Row -- Harry Gorman   ---  Pat Welsh
  BACK Row ----Barnie Nixon--- Calvin Pasetta --- Bill Tolone
from LST 589.
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USS Kitty Hawk Exhibit
Take a tour of the at sea operations of the aircraft carrier, the USS Kitty Hawk.  1977 - 1978
Historical Events of this West Pac Cruise
  • First West Coast Deployment of  the F-14 Tomcat.
  • First Sea Launched Operational Test of the Harpoon Anti-ship Missile 
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