Tag Archives: 1942

VGS-12 at Guadalcanal

I’ve continued to pursue my Uncle Herb’s valiant, if ill fated, World War II record. Delving into unpublished war records and archives, I’ve been able to trace him to his arrival at Guadalcanal in the heat of the battle. Continue reading

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Uncle Herb at Pearl Harbor

A photo of Herbert A Hopp on leave in Hawaii en route to his showdown with Japanese Zero pilots in the South Pacific battle for Guadalcanal. Continue reading

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