The MacArthur Museum Brisbane officially opened during August 2004. The museum is located on the eighth floor of the heritage listed A&P Building at 201 Edward Street in Brisbane. The museum includes the actual office occupied by General Douglas MacArthur when he directed the Allied Forces during 1942 to 1944. Other high ranking U. S. Army officers including General Sutherland and General Kenney also had offices in the building.
Control Column of the Betty bomber carrying Admiral Isoruko Yamamoto
The control yoke from G4M1 Betty 2656 is displayed in a glass case with the caption "Betty Bomber Control Column of the Betty bomber carrying Admiral Isoruko Yamamoto when he was shot down by American P-39s Lightnings near Moila Point, Bougainville on April 18, 1943. Kindly donated by Lieutenant Colonel Tom Guivarra, Australian Army Aviation Corps." At the rear of the case is Pacific Aircraft Wrecks page 34 with two photos of the crash site taken by Charles Darby in 1972 and trench art of a P-38 Lightning made by LCPL Fred Whitbread.
Oz@War - MacArthur Musuem Brisbane