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    Orote Point Airfield , Guam


    Orote Airfield was the first airfield in Guam, a pioneering effort in military aviation in the western Pacific. It played an important role in the Battle of the Philippine Sea in 1944 and was important in the liberation of Guam.

    The pictures below are from the Library of Congress picture collection......

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    Default Re: Orote Point Airfield , Guam

    S'pose you know that yesterday was the 66th anniversary of the capture of Orote airfield...

    http://www.pacificwrecks.com/airfiel...ote/index.html

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    Default Re: Orote Point Airfield , Guam

    No - just happened on the pictures this morning totally by chance!

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    Default Re: Orote Point Airfield , Guam

    Quote Originally Posted by Daveg4otu View Post
    No - just happened on the pictures this morning totally by chance!
    Then you, my friend, are in tune with the vibe of history!

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