Aircobra aircraft resting on a runway, circa 28 Jun-14 Sep 1943

Caption     Aircobra aircraft resting on a runway, circa 28 Jun-14 Sep 1943 ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Air Forces
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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
8 May 2008 11:26:56 PM

Red border around National Insignia dates this between 28-Jun-1943 and 14-Sep-1943 (red border only lasted three-and-a-half months).
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
16 Nov 2010 03:00:28 PM

Bell P-39D-1 photographed at Santa Rosa, Ca.
Insignia belongs to the 363rd Squadron, 1943.
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
21 Nov 2014 03:14:29 PM

STATESIDE TRAINING:

P-39s were used to train stateside fighter pilots
and at the same time USAAF P-39s were fighting the Japanese in the Pacific along with the Curtiss P-40 until the later P-51 Mustangs and P-47 Thunderbolts arrived.

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