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Seven black and white photos of 5th Air Force activities in the Southwest Pacific.

Four photos display B-24s, including UNCLE SAM (42-72811) and 42-73482, both of which were destroyed in duty.

The third photo in the first column show Bob Hope's…

Five photos showing the American airfields at Owi Island and Nadzab, New Guinea.

The first row shows Bob Hope's USO show on Owi Island.

Other photos show T. Sgt. John E. Taylor posing with local New Guineans, as well as the enlistedmen's club…

A photo of 2nd Lt. Orvis L. Cason in front of B-24 #395 at Nadzab, New Guinea. This photo was taken by an Army photographer and later published. B-24 #395 was later named BOB'S HOPE in honor of the entertainer.

64th Bombardment Squadron aircraft BOB'S HOPE, 44-40395.