Based on the letters of Earl Philip Reinhalter (1922-1953). Edited by his son, Earl Philip Reinhalter (1950-).
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Earl in the cockpit of a P-51 (R.A.F. Mustang) at Lockbourne Army Airbase, 1942.
Two guys working on a telephone line in New Guinea.
Earl (right) and ___ at Amberly Field in Ipswitch, Australia, 1943.
The same photo is also on page 18.
These guys appear to be holding bunches of bananas, which were plentiful New Guinea.
Colonel Neel Kearby's P-47, named "Fiery Ginger" after his wife Virginia. One of the top flying aces of the Pacific
Theater - notice the 22 "kills" painted on the side of his plane - he was himself shot down on March 5, 1944.
Two planes on a runway, probably in New Guinea, 1943.
An amphibious biplane, possibly a Supermarine Sea Otter or Supermarine Walrus, on a runway in New Guinea, 1943.
Another photo of a similar plane is on page 28.
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