Aviation Photo #0477813: North American P-51D Mustang - USA - Air Force


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Edward Gronenthal
    USA - Air Force
    North American P-51D Mustang
    North American P-51/A-36/F-6 Mustang/Apache
    North American P-51/A-36/F-6 Mustang/Apache
    North American
    44-73639
    North Field
    Guam
    1945
  • 58

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#0477813
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December 24, 2003
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Photo taken at North Field, Guam at the end of WWII by my father, Harold E. Gronenthal. Note B-17 at left and B-29 in background. What is the fellow doing at the right? Is he chasing the photographer away?
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Comments (9)

Anonymous
9 years ago
An impressive photo *****
Anonymous
9 years ago
One of the best photos on airliners
Anonymous
9 years ago
One rarely finds good color photos from WWII. Glad your father took these and passed them along to you. Thanks for sharing. (The fellow in the photo appears to have a camera hanging around his neck too.)
Anonymous
9 years ago
He must be de most happy men in the hole world, what else he can ask!!!???
Anonymous
8 years ago
Ed, I gotta tell you, your dad was a superb photographer. The color and resolution are remarkable for the day(1946), and are state-of-the-art. Just look at that deep blue, Pacific sky. The photo with it's period uniform and aircraft are very evocative to me, and remind me of the simpler time of my early childhood. You say perhaps the man waving his cap is warning the photographer away. I have had the photo for over a year and in that time feel like the guy is shouting,"I just got the word,we're goin' home!"
Anonymous
7 years ago
"Look Dad I got my pilots License"
Anonymous
7 years ago
It's a really great picture and rememorative too. I see the tail of a B-24 just behind the cockpit of the P-51. Thanks for sharing!!!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Blues skies a Mustang a B17 AND a B29. Need I say more? :-)
Anonymous
5 years ago
What is the chin of the B-17? It looks slightly different than the normal G-model turret.