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Military Aircraft Nose Art: An American Tradition

From the Collection of Lt. Col. Frank Cline, USMC
The Philippine Islands, circa 1943

Frank Cline served with the "Flying Deuces" Marine Fighting Squadron 222. While stationed in the Philippine Islands, he took these photographs. The captions in quotes are Frank Cline's descriptions accompanying the photo in his album.

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Philipines circa 1943 Children posing for a picture
Children posing for a picture
Filipino Children posing for a picture
 


Filipino boy in a small boat
"Boy in boat"
women and children
Filipino women and children


Filipino girl poses for picture
Filipino girl
Filipino girls pose for picture
Filipino girls smiling for the picture


Young woman washing clothes
Girl washing clothes

Street Scene
"Street scene"
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Cock Fighting
"Favorite sport of the P.I. Cock Fights"


House Building
"House building"
Horse drawn carts on country road
Horse-drawn carts

Dinner is on: GI verion of the menu at the mess hall
"Dinner is on"

400 Year old churc
"400 year old Cathedral"
Postcard
"Post Card"

Church being rebuilt
"Church"

Village scenes

Village in the Philippines Islands
Village in the Philippine Islands


Village in the Philippine Islands
Village in the Philippine Islands

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