This entry was posted on October 11, 2011 by navypilotoverseas. It was filed under Corsair, Fighter, VMF-213 "The Hellhawks", WWII .
This is 2nd Lt. H. S. Huidekoper, USMCR after getting shot up by a ZERO pilot over KAHILI (BUIN) on 27 Sept, 1943. Complete info in after-combat report is in VMF 213 War Diary for Sept., 1943/page 28-29. Photo NARA #243503 NAVAER – 452 CASU photo. Photo taken at MUNDA.
October 31, 2011 at 5:38 am
I held his leather jacket today at the Gold and Silver Pawn shop in Vegas.
June 22, 2013 at 6:45 am
My father was a tower control operator on Munda during that time. He told me stories of landing of those airplanes.
October 24, 2013 at 7:32 pm
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