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Through Our Parents' Eyes
 

Military Aircraft Nose Art: An American Tradition

From the Collection of Lt. Col. Frank Cline, USMC
WWII: Guadalcanal and Okinawa

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Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands

Battlefield showing herman Tank
Sherman Tank, Guadalcanal battlefield

F4F Wildcats Guadalcanal
"F4F Wildcats Guadalcanal"

Okinawa

Photos showing night sky filled with anti-aircraft rounds caption Ack Ack
"Ack Ack"
Plane on air strip


Plane on air strip
Plane on air strip


Baka Bomb
Baka Bomb
"Jap Nellie, Okinawa"
"Jap Nellie, Okinawa"


Major Ken Walsh, Medal of Honor Winnner, VMF-222 Okinawa
"Major Ken Walsh, Medal of Honor Winnner, VMF-222 Okinawa"
Bone Yard - picture shows destroyed planes and equipment
Bone yard
"Just one of many like it."


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