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80-G-12905.tiff
This Brewster F2A Buffalo, a member of the VMF-211 Fighter Sqaudron assigned to Palmyra, crashed onto the deck of the USS Long Island, after sustaining damage during takeoff from nearby Palmyra. Thankfully, the pilot survived and no one else was…

Date: 1942-07-25

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1st Lt. John W. Bustard was born and raised in Hawaii, attending from the Punahou School, before leaving to study at Stanford University. He later joined the Marine Corps, graduating from officers training academy in Quantico, Virginia.

During…

Date: 1943

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Journal of Two Journeys is "a record of the deeds of the men of the Fifth Naval Construction Battalion. " These kinds of collections were common after the end of World War 2, usually published by members through Navy Resources, collecting…

Date: 1946

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