|80th Fighter Squadron "Headhunters" pilots at Milne Bay
Second from left (wearing sunglasses) is 1st Lt. George L. Neater (KIA July 11, 1943 piloting P-38G 43-??? at Goodenough). Third from left: Charles Bateson (MIA October 8, 1943 piloting P-38H 42-66904). Center with hand on pistol is Cornelius M. "Corky" Smith (11 victories, center) and to his left is Marion F. Kirby (4 victories). In the center background is Daniel T. Roberts (15 victories, KIA November 9, 1943 piloting P-38H 42-66834).
Credit: USAAF, 5th AF, 80th FS via Norbert "Norb" Ruff Date: 1943
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