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P-38 Lightnings being unloaded from American aircraft carrier USS Barnes at Brisbane Wharves

p38oz06.jpg (59508 bytes) Eighteen P-38 Lightnings, with wings missing, at Eagle Farm airport, possibly just after being offloaded from a US naval convoy.  See the above photo of a P-38 being lifted from an aircraft carrier.
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A gaggle of P-38 Lightnings at Amberley air base west of Brisbane in November 1942

p38oz02.jpg (39609 bytes) A closer look at the P-38's at Amberley. Looks like there are 18 of them.  Possibly the same 18 in the above photo at Eagle Farm
p3802.jpg (18085 bytes) Two P-38's, possibly parked at the 4th Air Depot Group, Garbutt near the old Stock Route air strip which is now Dalrymple Road  The aircraft may be # I 22 and # I 32. The exact location of this photo is unclear.
p3803.jpg (162545 bytes) A much larger version of the above photo showing two P-38's (160Kbytes)


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