The Great Planes of Henderson Field
The famous Wildcat F4F at upper left, followed by the Japanese Val and the Zero, five SBDs move up the metal runway in the next two frames. Next a crew chief tries the cockpit, Then B. Dillon in his P-39 with Fighter Strip one underneath. To the right, a crew boards a TBF bomber. Third down on left, a wing from a Zero is examined by troops on the field. To the right, Wildcats on the "cow pasture." Underneath, an SBD followed by a Japanese float plane, then a taxiing Wildcat. Bottom left, "Fighter one," the Japanese "Betty" bomber and a "Kate."