|Caption||A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield on Iwo Jima, Mar 16, 1945. Note the twin oversized VLR drop tanks. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Army Air Force|
|Photos on Same Day||16 Mar 1945|
|Photos at Same Place||Saipan, Mariana Islands|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||28 Feb 2014|
This photograph has been scaled down; full resolution photograph is available here (1,200 by 908 pixels).
|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".|
Did you enjoy this photograph or find this photograph helpful? If so, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.
Share this photograph with your friends:
Stay updated with WW2DB:
|WW2-Era Place Name||Saipan, Mariana Islands|
- » 1,123 biographies
- » 334 events
- » 40,423 timeline entries
- » 1,182 ships
- » 340 aircraft models
- » 194 vehicle models
- » 365 weapon models
- » 123 historical documents
- » 236 facilities
- » 466 book reviews
- » 28,435 photos
- » 380 maps
James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy, 23 Feb 1945
Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!
Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!