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Flock of warbirds arrives in Hawaii for 75th anniversary of end of WWII

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                                WWII warbirds were being unloaded Tuesday at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for the upcoming aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of World War II to be held from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2. A PBY Catalina flying boat was being prepared to be lifted off the deck of the Essex and transported to Ford Island. To the right of the Essex is the USS Missouri.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

WWII warbirds were being unloaded Tuesday at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for the upcoming aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of World War II to be held from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2. A PBY Catalina flying boat was being prepared to be lifted off the deck of the Essex and transported to Ford Island. To the right of the Essex is the USS Missouri.

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                                Personnel survery a PBY Catalina flying boat.
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Personnel survery a PBY Catalina flying boat.

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                                An SNJ/AT-6 Texan trainer is lifted onto a barge for transportation to Ford Island.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

An SNJ/AT-6 Texan trainer is lifted onto a barge for transportation to Ford Island.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                WWII warbirds were being unloaded Tuesday at Pearl Harbor from the Navy amphibious assault ship USS Essex for the upcoming aerial parades that are part of the 75th anniversary commemoration of the end of World War II to be held from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2. A PBY Catalina flying boat was being prepared to be lifted off the deck of the Essex and transported to Ford Island. To the right of the Essex is the USS Missouri.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Personnel survery a PBY Catalina flying boat.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                An SNJ/AT-6 Texan trainer is lifted onto a barge for transportation to Ford Island.