Memory Monday revisited, Week 4

This post was originally posted as Memory Monday, Week 74, on July 9, 2018.


Posing in front of P-51 Mustang “Honey”; my dad’s in back row, 3rd from right

This week, a series of images from 1951 showing troops and planes on review for General Hutchison (or Hutchinson), the commanding officer of Johnson Air Base (now Iruma Air Base), Japan.


P-51s of 39th, 40th, and 41st squadrons pass in review over Johnson Field


Troops snap to attention as General Hutchison dismounts from his car


General Hutchison (Base C.O.) inspects the troops on the ramp


General Hutchison inspects the troops


Troops from 309th Engr. Sqdn, AAA unit, 1st Radio Sqdn., V.B.C and 8th Photo pass in review


Troops passing in review. B-24s in background belong to 9th Photo Long Range Recon Sqdn

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