¤ Une découverte : la base Ulysse ! Français...tu dois délivrer l'Indochine de l'hydre japonaise Affiche en couleurs illustrée. Dragon rouge enserrant l'Indochine. 1942/1945 . Auteur : Danyach (R.) Imprimeur : La Typo-Litho & Carbonel (Jules), Alger Editeur : S.G.M.A. 1043 Territoire : Indochine Type de document : Affiche Support et dimensions : Papier. 42,5x29,2
Colonel Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, Marine Corps Ace credited with the destruction of 28 Japanese aircraft, was awarded the Medal of Honor "for extraordinary heroism above and beyond the call of duty" while in command of a Marine Fighting Squadron in the Central Solomons Area from 12 September 1943 to 3 January 1944. He was shot down over Rabaul on the latter date, and his capture by the Japanese was followed by 20 months as a prisoner of war.
Enlisted pilots of the Tainan Kokutai pose at Lae in June 1942. Several of these aviators would be among the top Japanese aces, including Toshio Ōta (middle row, far left), Saburo Sakai (seated next to Ōta, second from the left) and Hiroyoshi Nishizawa (standing to the far left). These pilots fought against Allied fighter pilots during the Battle of Guadalcanal and the Solomon Islands campaign.