Photos of Bellows Field

Bellows Field. Original runway completed January 11, 1933, cost $3,550.07. Made of coral rock 10" deep, rolled to hard smooth surface & oiled. 75 ft long by 983 ft long. Bellows Field. Original runway completed January 11, 1933, cost $3,550.07. Made of coral rock 10" deep, rolled to hard smooth surface & oiled. 75 ft long by 983 ft long. Bellows Field July 26, 1938 Bellows Field July 26, 1938 Maj. N. K. Health, CO, by his ship Mammy Yokum at Bellows Field, c1940s. Maj. N. K. Health, CO, by his ship Mammy Yokum at Bellows Field, c1940s. Bellows Field (vertical view), Oahu TH, October 10, 1941. Bellows Field (vertical view), Oahu TH, October 10, 1941. P-40, O-47 and P-26 aircraft are visible at Bellows Field, October 27, 1941. P-40, O-47 and P-26 aircraft are visible at Bellows Field, October 27, 1941. Japanese midget submarine at Bellows Field was salvaged by a Navy crew, 1941. Japanese midget submarine at Bellows Field was salvaged by a Navy crew, 1941. Japanese 2-man midget submarine grounded on the coral reef off Bellows Field, was commanded by Ens. Kazuo Sakamaki who swam ashore on December 8, 1941 and was captured. Japanese 2-man midget submarine grounded on the coral reef off Bellows Field, was commanded by Ens. Kazuo Sakamaki who swam ashore on December 8, 1941 and was captured. Morris Minaljevich in cockpit of O-47 at Bellows Field, 1941. Morris Minaljevich in cockpit of O-47 at Bellows Field, 1941. Flight of O-47 aircraft, Bellows Field, c1941. Flight of O-47 aircraft, Bellows Field, c1941. Maj. Charles Stewart (left), 86th Observation Squadron Commander, congratulates Pvt William L. Burt and PFC Ray F. McBriarty who were awarded the Silver Star for Gallantry for December 7, 1941. Maj. Charles Stewart (left), 86th Observation Squadron Commander, congratulates Pvt William L. Burt and PFC Ray F. McBriarty who were awarded the Silver Star for Gallantry for December 7, 1941. O-49 aircraft at Bellows Field, 1941. O-49 aircraft at Bellows Field, 1941. Bellows Field, 1942. Bellows Field, 1942. Capt. Jean K. Lambert with Sgt. Mergenthaler and TSgt Claypool at Bellows Field, 1942. Capt. Jean K. Lambert with Sgt. Mergenthaler and TSgt Claypool at Bellows Field, 1942. Lt. P. L. Renaison and Lt. Joe Rulley standing on steps of Officer's Building at Bellows Field, 1942. Lt. P. L. Renaison and Lt. Joe Rulley standing on steps of Officer's Building at Bellows Field, 1942. Capt. Jean K. Lambert, Bellows Field, 1942. Capt. Jean K. Lambert, Bellows Field, 1942. P-390 aircraft at Bellows Field, 1943. P-390 aircraft at Bellows Field, 1943. P-390 of 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318 Fighter Group, on flight line at Bellows Field, 1943. P-390 of 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318 Fighter Group, on flight line at Bellows Field, 1943. P-40N aircraft of the 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group on flight line at Bellows Field, 1943. P-40N aircraft of the 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group on flight line at Bellows Field, 1943. Douglas A-24 of the 333rd Fighter Squadron, Bellows Field, 1943. This aircraft was used frequently on interisland accomodation flight. Douglas A-24 of the 333rd Fighter Squadron, Bellows Field, 1943. This aircraft was used frequently on interisland accomodation flight. P-39 aircraft of 333rd Fighter Squadron in maintenance area at Bellows Field, 1943. "Sofio on wing" P-39 aircraft of 333rd Fighter Squadron in maintenance area at Bellows Field, 1943. "Sofio on wing" P-39Q aircraft of 333rd Fighter Squadron on flight line at Bellows Field, 1943. P-39Q aircraft of 333rd Fighter Squadron on flight line at Bellows Field, 1943. P-40 with Winnie LaVerne at controls on Bellows Field flight line, 1943. P-40 with Winnie LaVerne at controls on Bellows Field flight line, 1943. Curtiss P-40 assigned to 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, 75th Air Force at Bellows Field, 1943. Curtiss P-40 assigned to 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, 75th Air Force at Bellows Field, 1943. P-390 of 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, on flight line at Bellows Field, 1943. P-390 of 333rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, on flight line at Bellows Field, 1943. Aerial view of Republic P-47 Thunderbirds assigned to 318th Fighter Group and lined up for inspection at Bellows Field, May 5, 1944. Aerial view of Republic P-47 Thunderbirds assigned to 318th Fighter Group and lined up for inspection at Bellows Field, May 5, 1944. Republic P-47 Thunderbird 318th Fighter Group lined up in parking area on Bellows Field, May 15, 1944. Republic P-47 Thunderbird 318th Fighter Group lined up in parking area on Bellows Field, May 15, 1944. Beach assault training at Bellows Field with P-39 aircraft, c1944-1945. Beach assault training at Bellows Field with P-39 aircraft, c1944-1945. Pilots and crew chiefs stand in front of their Republic P-47s lined up for inspection at Bellows Field, May 16, 1944. Pilots and crew chiefs stand in front of their Republic P-47s lined up for inspection at Bellows Field, May 16, 1944. Maj. Paul Fojtik, 333rd Fighter Squadron Commander, in front of P-47, Bellows Field, early 1944. Maj. Paul Fojtik, 333rd Fighter Squadron Commander, in front of P-47, Bellows Field, early 1944. Pilots of 333rd Fighter Squadron, Bellows Field, in early 1944. Lts. Mormon and Bower prepare for familiarization flight in newly arrived P-47s. Pilots of 333rd Fighter Squadron, Bellows Field, in early 1944. Lts. Mormon and Bower prepare for familiarization flight in newly arrived P-47s.
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