Crews of U.S. Air Force 80th Fighter Squadron and their P-38 aircraft, during World War II.
Pacific Theater Date:1944 Duration:1 min 25 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Crews of U.S. Air Force 80th Fighter Squadron "Headhunters", and their P-38 airplanes in Pacific theater during World War 2. A ground crewman playing with a model of a P-38 plane. Sign reading "Captain Jay T. Robbins, Commanding Officer" is updated by Robbins to say "Major..." Aircrews gather to study a map and discuss a mission. Large "W" on nose of one plane. Plane with 15 Japanese kill flags on it, labeled "Captain C. Homer," (who later succeeded Major Robbins as the Commanding Officer). U.S. pilots stand in front of their planes. Name "Adams" visible on one of them. Pilot inside the plane, gets ready for take off. (Among pilots seen are three 80th Squadron aces: Robbins, Homer, and Ken Ladd.)
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