Archive for April, 2011

VP-44 PBY Catalina Crew, North Island NAS, San Diego, 1943

LTJG Alex Vraciu, Hellcat Pilot VF-6, 1944

First Lieutenant Stanley T. “Chief” Synar of VMF-112, 1943

First Lieutenant Alfred Johnson of VMF-214, Russell Islands 1943

SBD-5 of VMSB-231 ‘Ace of Spades’, Marshall Islands, 1944

First Lieutenant Robert W. McClurg of VMF-214, Russell Islands, October 15th 1943

USMC First Lieutenant Joseph V. Dillard of VMF-323, San Diego, Nov 22nd 1943

RA-3B of VAP-62, LT Herbert Nichols, LT Rodney Jenkins, & PH1 Jack D. Carter, 1962

FJ-3 Aircraft of VF-173 on the Flight Deck of the USS Bennington CVA-20

Lieutenant Van Mason, Executive Officer of Torpedo Squadron VT-10

2nd Lt Carlton Compher of VMTB-233 with TBM-3, USS Block Island, 5th June 1945

Corsair Pilots of Marine Aircraft Group 22, Ie Shima, 1945

VMF-911 F7F Tigercat Pilots Collect Their New Aircraft, February 1945

Naval Aviators in Operational Training on the F6F Hellcat at NAS Vero Beach, 1944

F9F-6 Cougar Pilot aboard USS Randolph, 1950’s

CMDR Joseph C. Clifton of VF-12, Pictured in the Cockpit of an F6F-3 Hellcat, 1944

VC-61 F9F Panther Pilots, USS Boxer, Korea, 1950

Aviation Cadet William H. Balden and SNC Trainer at Lambert Field, Missouri, 1942


Ens Raymond L. Porter and his Fellow Students at NAS Deland, Florida, 1944

LCDR John S. Thach and VF-3 Pilots Examine a Map at NAS Kaneohe, Hawaii, 1942

LtCol Elmer A. Wrenn of Marine Aircraft Group 22, Ie Shima, 1945

Capt W. G. Switzer and CMDR J. C. Clifton with VF-81 Hellcat Pilots, USS Wasp, 1945

PBY Crew Member, Jackonsville Florida, February 1942

Pilot Training, NAS Corpus Christi Texas, 1941