F6F Hellcat, SB2C Helldiver, and TBM-1C Avenger aircraft warming up on USS Intrepid's flight deck, 1944

Caption   F6F Hellcat, SB2C Helldiver, and TBM-1C Avenger aircraft warming up on USS Intrepid's flight deck, 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 30 Mar 2012

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Alan says:
30 Mar 2012 04:34:39 AM

VF-6 (Intrepid's normal Hellcat Squadron)claimed a total of 14.56 kills during 1944. VF-6 Hellcat Aces included F.J. Blair with five kills before being killed in action; C.J. Chambers with 5.3; T.T. Coleman Jr with 10 kills (he also saw service with VF-83); H.G. Odenbrett with seven victories; J.D. Robbins with five victories and the legendary Alex Vraciu with 19 aerial victories.
2. Russ Kasper says:
6 Sep 2012 06:49:19 PM

Harvey George Odenbrett became a Judge after the war. He died in 2000, his ashes were spread at sea.

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