F6F Hellcat 71441 captured at Yokosuka Airfield
Wartime Caption: "Suprise find to Leathernecksof Marine Air Group 31, who flew up from Okinawa to occupy Yokosuka Naval Air Base 30 miles from Toyko, was this wrecked Grumman Hellcat fighter plane, decorated with Japanese insignia painted over the American star on the fuselage. Marine Private Lawrence Boan, age 19, guard from the Fourth Regiment of the Sixth Marine Division, came over to take a look."
Credit: USMC Date: September 8, 1945
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