WW2 Ie Shima Island OnLine Exhibit.

Photos of men from LST 589.

The Japanese surrender used the Betty Bomber and traveled to
many islands including Ie Shima in WWII.

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.
Picture of World War 2 Sailors in Dress Whites from Ie Shima, Japan
FRONT Row -- Harry Gorman   ---  Pat Welsh
  BACK Row ----Barnie Nixon--- Calvin Pasetta --- Bill Tolone
from LST 589.
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Take a tour of a real operational World War 2 fighter squadron stationed on the Western Pacific Island of Ie Shima.  This is a historical event showing the complete fighter operation from the Mess Hall to the P-47 Thunderbolt in flight.  You can also see the Japanese Surrender Delegation visit the Island.
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Aircraft of the Korean War.

Memoirs of the Korean War.  Captain Peterson shows pictures and talks about the experience that he had after fighting in both World War 2 and the Korean War.  He flew the F4U Corsair in both of these wars.
A pictorial view by Captain Bernard W. Peterson
Exhibit Added 9-Dec-2000
Captain Bernard W. Peterson USMC

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