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California air museum wants war birds from Barbers Point facility

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                                Officials at Castle Air Museum in Atwater, Calif., hope to get some of the military aircraft left over from the closed museum at Kalaeloa Airport.
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Officials at Castle Air Museum in Atwater, Calif., hope to get some of the military aircraft left over from the closed museum at Kalaeloa Airport.

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                                Above, forms for the same type of circular pillbox can be seen behind a shot-up vehicle at Ewa Field shortly after the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.
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COURTESY U.S. MARINE CORPS

Above, forms for the same type of circular pillbox can be seen behind a shot-up vehicle at Ewa Field shortly after the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.

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                                Aircraft still being stored at the West Oahu facility.
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Aircraft still being stored at the West Oahu facility.

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                                Above, a rare movable concrete pillbox that a mainland company is hoping to preserve.
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Above, a rare movable concrete pillbox that a mainland company is hoping to preserve.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Officials at Castle Air Museum in Atwater, Calif., hope to get some of the military aircraft left over from the closed museum at Kalaeloa Airport.
COURTESY U.S. MARINE CORPS
                                Above, forms for the same type of circular pillbox can be seen behind a shot-up vehicle at Ewa Field shortly after the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Aircraft still being stored at the West Oahu facility.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Above, a rare movable concrete pillbox that a mainland company is hoping to preserve.