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.
34th Fighter Squadron
From Our Readers.
FRONT Row -- Harry Gorman --- Pat Welsh
BACK Row ----Barnie Nixon--- Calvin Pasetta --- Bill
from LST 589.
|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
with a JPG ext. Noel Adair. WWII.
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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