US Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander James H. Flatley's F6F-3 Hellcat fighter warming up on the deck of USS Yorktown, preparing to attack Marcus Island, 31 Aug 1943

Caption   US Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander James H. Flatley's F6F-3 Hellcat fighter warming up on the deck of USS Yorktown, preparing to attack Marcus Island, 31 Aug 1943 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-K-16166
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Brooks Ashley Rowlett says:
31 Aug 2010 04:37:42 PM

YORKTOWN II had that pea-green color on the prop spinners for recognition.
2. Ed Devlin says:
31 Aug 2010 05:32:02 PM

what an awesome fighter plane that was.
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
16 Nov 2010 01:07:00 PM

HURRAY UP AND WAIT Operations aboard the U.S.S Yorktown, CAG Carrier Air Group Commander Lt. Cdr. James H. Flatley waits to takeoff. Drop tank is standard 150 gallon. Cowl flaps are open, engine is not running

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