Photos from the US National Archives


Sgt. Geo 'Press' Adams
Sgt. JD Baribault
Sgt. Dan Daniels
Sgt. Tom Eldridge
Sgt. Charlie Hoke
Sgt. Ed Martin
Sgt. Eddie Seamands
Sgt. Con Ward
Lt. Robert Cox
Lt. Thomas Faull
Lt. Dan Githens
Lt. Billy Hay
Lt. Harry Knickelbein
Lt. Jack Lally
Lt. Lally. p.2
Lt. Ed Leidecker
Lt. Fritz Liebich
Lt. KO Misamore
Capt. Bill Patterson
Capt. Patterson, p.2
Capt. Casey Stalnaker
Capt. Casey Stalnaker, p2
Capt. Morgan Webb
Lt. Frank Whalen
Capt. John Worlund
National Archives



Lt. Col. William Campbell, March '45, commander of the Marine Air Group on the Gilbert Islands.

USS Gilbert Islands underway.

Remarkable photo just after Maj. Mueller's F4U skipped the wire, May '45.

Continuation of last photo. Maj. Mueller's plane going overboard. Fortunately he was rescued unhurt.

John Fuller (left), Cal Tech Rocket Sight Technician, being made an honorary member of VMF-512 by CO Maj. Blaine Baesler.

Fuller using a sight to adjust rocket trajectories.

The gunsight reticle.

Maintenance on VMF-512 F4Us, July '45, Leyte.

Maintenance as before.

Maintenance as before.

More F4U work on Leyte.

One of two F6Fs attached to VMF-512, Leyte, July '45.

F4U plane captains, VMF-512.

Lt. Whalen in the catwalk, Aug '45. The crew is still in the plane.

Sunday prayer service Aug '45.

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