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Map showing the 1942 Humpty Doo cattle station area south of Darwin, in Australia's Northern Territory. The 9th Pursuit Squadron, flying out of Livingstone Field airstrip, became known as the 'Fighters of Humpty Doo' because of censorship.

Map location for Humpty Doo

[Map source: 'Saga of the 49th Fighter Control Squadron' by Virgil 'Chief' Holcomb.]


Closeup of 9FS campsite at Humpty Doo A closer look at surrounding campsites...