Personal photos from the Pacific (WWII)
July 5, 2008 2:05 PM   Subscribe

According to the photographer's daughter, "All photos in this collection were taken by then Lt. and later Capt. George S. White, my Father, while he was serving in the Pacific as a pilot. They are generally between 1945 and 1948 from what is documented." My favorites? The barmaid or postwar Tokyo or wrecked planes and airplane graveyards.
posted by zzazazz (10 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
Oh yeah, a link directly to the collection
posted by zzazazz at 2:08 PM on July 5, 2008

Nice stems!
posted by cazoo at 2:19 PM on July 5, 2008

Great stuff, zzazazz, thanks.
posted by Rangeboy at 3:27 PM on July 5, 2008

That barmaid looks straight out of central casting.
posted by Senator at 3:34 PM on July 5, 2008

These are amazing pictures!
posted by gallois at 6:45 PM on July 5, 2008

Damn amazing. The airplane graveyards are striking.
posted by i_am_a_Jedi at 7:41 PM on July 5, 2008

The barmaid was everyone's favorite. And by that I mean go get yourself checked out sailor!
posted by Pollomacho at 10:44 PM on July 5, 2008 [1 favorite]

posted by Meatbomb at 2:25 AM on July 6, 2008

Great post.
posted by marxchivist at 9:59 AM on July 6, 2008

My grandfather took a couple of pics while he was stationed in the Philippines around that time.

My favorite pic of his was taken right before he shipped out, however.
posted by thanotopsis at 7:13 AM on July 7, 2008

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