NOTE: WEB PAGES HAVE HIGH RESOLUTION SCAN IMAGES.
PLEASE BE PATIENT FOR IMAGES TO LOAD.
Site Edited and maintained by Doug Cook
Last Update September 26, 2017
Under the 8th AF, 12th AF, and 15th AF in WWII
Dedicated to B-24 Flight Engineer Staff Sergeant John D. Purvis
WWII European Theater England 1945
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, Commander in Chief
Doolittle Tokyo Raid support; Kwajalein and Maloelap; Battle of Midway; Gudalcanal; 1943 to1945 USS Yorktown Squadron Commander under Adm. John McCain; Iwojima; Okinawa- sinking of Japan’s greatest warship Yamato;
Bombed mainland Japan off USS Lexington and Yorktown; Career Navy;
Douglas Dauntless SBD Dive Bomber Pilot