Member Spotlight Found in Photos - WW II Japanese The National Archives Photos - WW II Japanese Location: Photos - WW II Japanese#21 - Jan. 28. Miserable Condition of American Planes After the Bombing of Manilla3
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  1. simmons154388

    simmons154388 (30 Sep 2009)

    The plane in photo #21 titled miserable condition of american planes after the bombing of Manilla is totally wrong. The plane is a Grumman F4F-3 and there were no planes of this type in the Philippines. This photo was taken on Wake Island.
  2. rcressman

    rcressman (26 Sep 2011)

    Plane is Grumman F4F-3 (BuNo 4019), assigned to Marine Fighting Sqdn (VMF) 211on 21 Oct 1941. Flown on CAP 8 Dec 1941 by 2ndLt John F. Kinney USMC; on 11 Dec 1941 by Capt. Henry T. Elrod, USMC (Medal of Honor, post.) attacked and sank KISARAGI.

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