Navy Vought Corsair (BuNo of Fighting Squadron Jolly Rogers pictured on Nissan Island, Green Island Group, after making an emergency landing there. The airstrip had not yet been completed when the aircraft arrived.
An Corsair of the famous "Jolly Rogers" of Fighting Squadron (VF) 17 pictured on Green Island after making an emergency landing there in The airstrip had not yet been completed when the aircraft arrived.
Butch O'Hare's Hellcat returned to the Grumman manufacturing plant known as the "Iron Works." It's combat aircraft were extremely rugged and brought many a pilot back home with considerable damage. This example had more than 200 bullet holes!