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World War II warbirds unloaded at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

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A Consolidated/Boeing Canada PBY Catalina is prepped to be lifted off the deck of the USS Essex. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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A Consolidated/Boeing Canada PBY Catalina is prepped to be lifted off the deck of the USS Essex. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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A Consolidated/Boeing Canada PBY Catalina is prepped to be lifted off the deck of the USS Essex. At right, is the USS Missouri. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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Robert Pinksten, 24, pilot for the B-25 Mitchell, and Grumman TBM Avenger airplanes. In background is a AT-6 Texan. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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AT-6 Texan being lifted onto barge for transportation to Ford Island. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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AT-6 Texan being lifted onto barge for transportation to Ford Island. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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AT-6 Texans being prepped for travel by barge to Ford Island. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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During morning reveille, worked stopped as AT-6 Texans were being prepped for travel by barge to Ford Island. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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AT-6 Texans being prepped for travel by barge to Ford Island. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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A Consolidated/Boeing Canada PBY Catalina was being prepped to be lifted off the deck of the USS Essex and transported to Ford Island. Fourteen WWII warbirds being unloaded at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for three "Legacy of Peace" aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of WWII from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.