Pilot 2nd Lt. H S Huidekoper VMF-213 “The Hellhawks” F4U-1 Corsair, Munda, 1943


3 responses

  1. Jack Fellows

    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

  2. Martin

    I held his leather jacket today at the Gold and Silver Pawn shop in Vegas.

    June 22, 2013 at 6:45 am

  3. Mike McGrath

    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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