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FANNING ISLAND WORLD WAR 2 IMAGES

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The images on this page are from the James E. Sinnott collection. James Sinnott served on Fanning Island in 1943 during World War 2. He also served on many other Pacific Islands including Washington Island and Palmyra. The images below are a valuable pictorial record of Fanning Island at this time. 

The above two images are of James Sinnott on Fanning Island in 1943.

Fanning Island, 1943.

Local girls at Fanning Island, 1943.

James Sinnott kindly described the picture above
as per the text below:
'Our airplane anchored in English Harbor Fanning Island summer 1943.
The airplane is a JRF a Grumman Goose'.

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