PACIFIC FIGHTER

WORLD WAR TWO

‘KIWI’ FIGHTER PILOT GUY NEWTON AND HIS SQUADRON OF CURTISS KITTYHAWKS HELPED TO BREAK THE JAPANESE STRANGLEHOLD ON THE SOLOMON ISLANDS, AS ANDREW THOMAS EXPLAINS

The RNZAF Fighter Wing’s scoreboard at Ondonga in mid-November 1943, showing 57 Japanese flags. Within six weeks there would be 99, five of which ‘belonged’ to Sqn Ldr Guy Newton.
ALL RNZAF UNLESS STATED

SQN LDR GUY NEWTON DFC

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