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The Swamp Ghost of the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum

– Zo893. One of 14 images of a WWII crashed B-17E on New Guinea, called the “Swamp Ghost”, salvaged by dedicated people and is now displayed at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum with the air craft’s most interesting history made available to the visitors here in Pearl Harbor. ——————————————————- As I said before, there is […]

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Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, where, how & how much.

– Zo873. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, the area between Hangars 37 and 79, which is called Raytheon Pavilion and Outdoor Exhibits. An overflow of air crafts is parked here. ————————————— The Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is located on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It is a grant place to visit and study American Aviation. […]

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USMC Kaneohe Historical Displays

– Zo858. One of 10 images (in the linked album URL in here) of the main gate area, including Google Earth maps, of the USMC Kaneohe Base, just as you enter the Base. ————————————- On the 18th of July 2020 I visited the USMC Kaneohe Base and looked, took pictures of all their displays. They […]

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The Iwo Jima Memorial at the USMC Base Kaneohe.

– Zo832. One of 27 images I shot on the 18th of July 2020, of the Iwo Jima Memorial, just inside the main gate, on the USMC Base Kaneohe and I let the pictures tell the story. ——————————————– On the 18th of July, I visited the USMC Base in Kaneohe and looked at the historical […]

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Gen. MacArthur meets President Roosevelt in Hawaii

– Zo819. U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt meeting in Hawaii with General Douglas MacArthur (left), Admiral William D. Leahy (center), and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz (standing), who is pointing to Tokyo on a large map. Date 28 July 1944. John Duresky wrote this: Somewhere in Corregidor Proboards I had seen a photo similar to the […]

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The Japanese Imperial Military had landing crafts

– Zo809. Daihatsu (Army) Large MLC, it is also termed Type “A” Landing Craft (Army). —————————————————- In this presentation we show two images from Wikipedia and 6 images from John Duresky, who is a member of the Army Lt. Chester K. Britt Research Team. He wrote this to me: Hello Karl. Incidentally, I was at […]

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Gen. Wainwright images and news clippings.

– Zo770. 1945-8-30 Lt Gen Jonathan M Wainwright in Manila with Gen Walter Krueger. This is one of 7 images of Gen. Wainwright, found and provided by John Duresky for his research for a book on Army Lt Chester K Britt. —————————————————————- These pictures are from Mr. John Duresky. He and his friend, Lt Col […]

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NEC 5343 (Diver Second Class). A diver in WWII with a PT Boat Squadron

– Zo759. A Google Earth image of Tulagi Island and Guadalcanal Island of the Solomon Islands. I assume the PT boat base was at this location. ————————————————– NEC stands for Navy Enlisted Classification. That is how I started out as a diver. A shipmate, PO2 Auman, asked me to join him to request for our […]

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Battle of Midway Island in NEX Hallway.

– Zo744 This is one of several images of the Battle of Midway, 4th June 1942, which are displayed in the hall ways of the Pearl Harbor Exchange (NEX). The pictures were shot on the 23rd of June 2020 and may be downloaded in high resolution from my Flickr album. ———————————————- In the Pearl Harbor […]

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Honolulu Rail Transit, HART, 2nd Album, June 2020

Zo724. The HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Depot, Honolulu Rail Transit Depot is located just west of the Leeward Community College on OAHU. I count at least 6 trains. I saw them rolling, trying them out all the way to Pearl Ridge Mall (Waimalu). ——————————————————————– HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation The Honolulu Rail […]

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